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Omnicell Thought Leadership Series

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  • Best Practices to Proactively Monitor Diversion Best Practices to Proactively Monitor Diversion Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN; Tyler Martinson, PharmD, BCPS Recorded: Nov 17 2016 61 mins
    Do you know how to proactively monitor for diversion in your facility? Everyone knows diversion can be a major challenge, but not everyone knows how to start the process and take preventive steps to reduce the risk for healthcare facilities, providers, and patients. Join diversion expert Kimberly New for guidance on establishing Best Practices to Proactively Monitor Diversion.

    We look forward to having you join our discussion!

    PLEASE BE SURE TO TEST YOUR SYSTEM'S COMPATIBILITY ON THE BRIGHTTALK PLATFORM PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE EVENT TO ENSURE AN OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE. SMARTPHONES MAY NOT WORK DURING THE LIVE EVENT, BUT WILL WORK IN THE RECORDED PLAYBACK MODE AFTER THE EVENT.
  • Drug Diversion Prevention in the Operating Room Drug Diversion Prevention in the Operating Room Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN Recorded: Jun 21 2016 61 mins
    Do you know how to effectively manage medication processes in procedural areas of your facility? Everyone knows diversion is a major challenge in today’s health care environment, but not everyone knows how to confidently detect, manage, and prevent diversion incidents. Omnicell is proud to continue its webinar series on Diversion Management with special guest Kimberly New.

    Learn how to set your institution up for success by having the correct people, processes, and technology in place to address the serious problem of drug diversion.

    Moderated by Palak Bavishi, Marketing Manager at Omnicell

    PLEASE BE SURE TO TEST YOUR SYSTEM'S COMPATIBILITY ON THE BRIGHTTALK PLATFORM PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE EVENT TO ENSURE AN OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE. SMARTPHONES MAY NOT WORK DURING THE LIVE EVENT, BUT WILL WORK IN THE RECORDED PLAYBACK MODE AFTER THE EVENT.
  • How to Strengthen Your Drug Diversion Surveillance Program: The MGH Experience How to Strengthen Your Drug Diversion Surveillance Program: The MGH Experience Erasmo A. (Ray) Mitrano, Senior Director of Controlled Substance Compliance & Surveillance, Sara Macchiano, Nursing Director Recorded: Mar 24 2016 60 mins
    Everyone knows diversion is a major challenge in today’s health care environment, but not everyone knows how to confidently detect, manage, and prevent diversion incidents. For this webinar, we welcome Ray Mitrano and Sara Macchiano from Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, MA) who will share their best practices in strengthening a drug diversion program. In this webinar, you will:

    • Identify potentially unknown risks or challenges in existing diversion monitoring practices at your facility.
    • Discover best practices for medication security processes to prevent diversion of controlled substances.
    • Learn how to collaborate with colleagues from Pharmacy and Nursing to ensure long-term sustainability and success of a drug surveillance program.

    Moderated by Palak Bavishi, Marketing Manager at Omnicell

    PLEASE BE SURE TO TEST YOUR SYSTEM'S COMPATIBILITY ON THE BRIGHTTALK PLATFORM PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE EVENT TO ENSURE AN OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE. SMARTPHONES MAY NOT WORK DURING THE LIVE EVENT, BUT WILL WORK IN THE RECORDED PLAYBACK MODE AFTER THE EVENT.
  • Don't Be the Next Headline - Regulatory Guidelines to Keep Compliant Don't Be the Next Headline - Regulatory Guidelines to Keep Compliant Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN Recorded: Nov 10 2015 60 mins
    Do you know how to effectively manage medication processes to meet regulations related to drug diversion? We wrap up the 2015 webinar series by taking a look at medication security guidelines that are highly recommended to prevent drug diversion in your facility. In this webinar, the following topics will be discussed:

    • Best practices for medication security processes to prevent diversion of controlled substances.
    • Consequences of drug diversion including the spread of infectious diseases, deaths, and fines charged by the DEA.
    • Past drug diversion activity at facilities that lacked processes to monitor diversion.


    PLEASE BE SURE TO TEST YOUR SYSTEM'S COMPATIBILITY ON THE BRIGHTTALK PLATFORM PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE EVENT TO ENSURE AN OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE. SMARTPHONES MAY NOT WORK DURING THE LIVE EVENT, BUT WILL WORK IN THE RECORDED PLAYBACK MODE AFTER THE EVENT.
  • Better Safe Than Sorry - Best Practices for Infection Control Re: Drug Diversion Better Safe Than Sorry - Best Practices for Infection Control Re: Drug Diversion Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN Recorded: Sep 24 2015 60 mins
    Infection spread throughout healthcare facilities due to drug diversion has become a major problem, with some potentially serious long-term effects to patients. Infection from drug diversion is not a matter of “if” anymore, but “when.” In this webinar, Kim New will discuss:
    •Methods diverters use that can spread infection
    •Long-term impact on both the patient and the hospital
    •Best practices to prevent the spread of infection and protect both the patient and your hospital


    PLEASE BE SURE TO TEST YOUR SYSTEM'S COMPATIBILITY ON THE BRIGHTTALK PLATFORM PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE EVENT TO ENSURE AN OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE. SMARTPHONES MAY NOT WORK DURING THE LIVE EVENT, BUT WILL WORK IN THE RECORDED PLAYBACK MODE AFTER THE EVENT.
  • 360 Degree Diversion Management - Nursing, Procedural Areas and Pharmacy 360 Degree Diversion Management - Nursing, Procedural Areas and Pharmacy Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN Recorded: Jun 16 2015 58 mins
    Learn how to set your institution up for success by having the correct people, processes, and technology in place to address the serious problem of drug diversion. In this webinar you will:
    •Learn proper policies and procedures to prevent diversion across multiple areas in your facility
    •Understand common gaps in diversion management in procedural areas and pharmacy
    •Identify opportunities to collaborate with different departments to protect your patients from the harms of diversion.

    PLEASE BE SURE TO TEST YOUR SYSTEM'S COMPATIBILITY ON THE BRIGHTTALK PLATFORM PRIOR TO ATTENDING THE EVENT TO ENSURE AN OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE. SMARTPHONES MAY NOT WORK DURING THE LIVE EVENT, BUT WILL WORK IN THE RECORDED PLAYBACK MODE AFTER THE EVENT.
  • Save Lives, Money, and Reputation - Take the Lead on Medication Diversion Save Lives, Money, and Reputation - Take the Lead on Medication Diversion Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN Recorded: Dec 2 2014 59 mins
    You have the tools, you understand the process, and now it’s time to proactively tackle drug diversion. We wrap up this webinar series by taking a look at health care facilities that have successfully implemented diversion solutions in their hospital. The discussion will include how these facilities were able to gain C-Suite level support for their programs. With this final installment of our Diversion Management webinar series, you’ll be equipped to take action at your facility and stay ahead of the curve on drug diversion—a critical patient safety issue.

    Kim is a leading national expert on drug diversion. As a former compliance specialist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Kim became an expert in catching, managing, and ultimately minimizing drug diversion incidents. Kim is joined on a panel discussion by two Omnicell customers (a Director of Pharmacy and a Diversion Manager) from Allina Health.
  • Building an Adherence Pharmacy Building an Adherence Pharmacy Sharrel Pinto, BSPharm, DMM, MS, PhD Recorded: Nov 21 2014 58 mins
    With the new health care reform laws focused on reducing readmissions, more than ever before, pharmacists are expected to play a pivotal role in patient care. There are opportunities in every type of pharmacy to improve patients’ adherence and therapeutic outcomes by implementing an adherence pharmacy practice model.

    Whether you are already implementing adherence strategies or starting from scratch, you will walk away from this free 45-minute webinar with critical understanding of:
    * The three critical components of adherence pharmacy: MTM, Med Sync and Adherence Packaging
    * The common barriers to medication adherence and solutions to resolve them
    * The new role of the pharmacist in the changing world of healthcare
    * Introduction to implementing an adherence pharmacy
  • Crisis Control: How to Handle Unwarranted HCP Diversion at Your Hospital Crisis Control: How to Handle Unwarranted HCP Diversion at Your Hospital Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN Recorded: Nov 4 2014 60 mins
    Nobody expects diversion to happen at their hospital, and when it does, it can be a complex challenge to confront. Kim New and other special guests discuss how to effectively manage diversion incidents when they occur. The priorities are to minimize risk, protect patient safety, and help rehabilitate the diverter.

    Kim is a leading national expert on drug diversion. As a former compliance specialist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Kim became an expert in catching, managing, and ultimately minimizing drug diversion incidents.
  • Top 10 Tricks Diverters Use to Steal Medications From Your Hospital Top 10 Tricks Diverters Use to Steal Medications From Your Hospital Kimberly New, JD, BSN, RN Recorded: Oct 21 2014 60 mins
    Everyone knows diversion is a major challenge in today’s health care environment, but not everyone knows how to confidently detect, manage, and prevent diversion incidents. Omnicell is proud to announce a four-part webinar series on Diversion Management with special guest Kimberly New.

    Kim is a leading national expert on drug diversion. As a former compliance specialist at the University of Tennessee Medical Center, Kim became an expert in catching, managing, and ultimately minimizing drug diversion incidents.