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Drug Diversion

Read: What is Synthetic Weed? Know the Side Effects, Street Names and More

What is Synthetic Weed? Know the Side Effects, Street Names and More

In August, more than 70 people overdosed near a park in New Haven, Conn., after consuming synthetic weed laced with fentanyl.

Read: Study: ADHD Medication Overdoses Increasing Among U.S. Kids

Study: ADHD Medication Overdoses Increasing Among U.S. Kids

Between 2000 and 2011, there was a 71 percent increase in calls to U.S. poison control regarding improper ingestion of ADHD medications.

Read: The 15 Most Common Types of Hospital Security Officer Training

The 15 Most Common Types of Hospital Security Officer Training

Eight of the 15 hospital security officer training categories decreased in prevalence compared to four years ago.

Read: ASIS 2017 Spotlight on HES’ Wireless Cabinet Lock

ASIS 2017 Spotlight on HES’ Wireless Cabinet Lock

HES showcased its advanced cabinet lock offerings at ASIS last week in Dallas.

Read: Report: Nurse’s Opioid Abuse Caused Bacteria Outbreak in Wisconsin Hospital

Report: Nurse’s Opioid Abuse Caused Bacteria Outbreak in Wisconsin Hospital

Investigators discovered the nurse was removing opioids from syringes and replacing them with a saline solution, causing the bacteria outbreak.

Why Flakka Patients Are Creating Security Risks at Hospitals

An increasing amount of hospitals in the south are dealing with patients under the influence of flakka.

Read: National Forum Preview: Protecting Hospitals During Patient Surges and in Security-Sensitive Areas

National Forum Preview: Protecting Hospitals During Patient Surges and in Security-Sensitive Areas

Bryan Warren of Carolinas HealthCare will present in-depth training on securing high-risk hospital locations at the Campus Safety National Forum June 24.

Read: Narcotics Stolen From Virginia Hospital Locker

Narcotics Stolen From Virginia Hospital Locker

A Sentara Princess Anne Hospital employee discovered that someone stole morphine, Valium and Ativan from a secured locker at the facility.

New York Man Arrested for Allegedly Stealing Hospital Medication

4 Nurses Charged With Drug Theft from Ohio Hospital

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