November 12, 2019

How to Develop Key Performance Indicators to Monitor Success for Your Drug Diversion Monitoring Program

For any drug diversion monitoring program, the team responsible for the success of the program will need to determine how to accurately measure its performance by using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). These metrics also ensure accountability for the program’s overall success, evaluating and recognizing the program’s strengths and challenges while ensuring the team addresses the needs of the program in a timely fashion.

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October 18, 2019

How to Assemble the Right Teams for Successful Drug Diversion Monitoring

There are several steps to creating a successful drug diversion monitoring program, including achieving executive buy in and ensuring the right teams are assembled to implement the program across the organization. When assembling these teams, it is incredibly important to take into account the organization’s unique structure as this needs to be considered for the program to be most effective. The diversion monitoring program will rely on the skill and competency of the teams tasked with the advancement of the program and ensuring a culture of compliance.

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August 19, 2019

How to Gain Executive Buy In for Your Diversion Monitoring Program

When establishing a diversion monitoring program, it is critical to educate your organization’s senior leadership on the risks posed by drug diversion and the need to build a strong cross-departmental team to tackle this problem. Valuable resources that can support your approach include high-level editorials, ROI analyses, or authoritative guidance from such organizations like ASHP on the importance of such programs.

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July 23, 2018

What AI Can (and Can't) Do for Healthcare Security and Privacy

The cybersecurity and privacy field is currently in the midst of an “AI moment,” where every vendor, expert, and article about the future of cybersecurity describes how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming operations and will continue to change the way cybersecurity and privacy professionals work. However, it seems that AI has taken on the life of a mysterious fix-all solution for any problem we may face - from cyber threats, to institutional confusion, and workforce shortages. What gets lost in this noise is the two AI discussions we should all actually be having - when AI can actually be useful and when AI can do more harm than good.

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February 8, 2018

How AI can transform healthcare security problems into opportunities

Thanks to Hollywood, artificial intelligence (AI), for many of us, now either seems like a distant fantasy or conjures up visions of evil robots taking over the world. The latest high-profile individual to succumb to this either-or vision is Alibaba founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma. On a recent Davos panel, he said that AI is a threat to human beings because AI and robots are going to kill lots of jobs. But there’s one industry where that prediction simply isn’t true: the healthcare cybersecurity workforce.

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