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Using Drug Diversion Detection Software for Charge Capture

Using Drug Diversion Detection Software for Charge Capture In previous blogs I have reviewed the various drug diversion detection software products. We have talked about how those products can assist a facility in monitoring for possible drug diversion. Drug diversion is the act of diverting a prescription drug from its originally intended path. This diversion […]

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Drug Diversion Software Comparison

The use of automation in detecting drug diversion is an exciting new area. As one who has developed diversion programs at institutions and been responsible for overseeing the audit process, I know all too well how time intensive and demanding the process can be. It takes days per investigation when a deep dive is needed. […]

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The Birth of Drug Diversion Detection Automation – Part 10

This blog will be the final review of an individual drug diversion detection software product. HelioMetrics was reviewed in Part 4, Kit Check’s BlueSight in Part 5, Invistics’ Flowlytics in Part 7, Protenus in Part 8, Omnicell Analytics in Part 9, and BD HealthSight has declined to participate. Today’s review will be on a drug […]

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The Birth of Drug Diversion Detection Automation – Part 9

In Parts 4, 5, 7, and 8 I have highlighted HelioMetrics, Kit Check’s BlueSight, Invistics’ Flowlytics, and Protenus. Today’s overview will be for Omnicell Analytics.  Unlike the other products, Omnicell Analytics is not vendor agnostic. In addition to needing Omnicell ADMs, it varies from other solutions in that integration can only be done with Epic […]

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The Birth of Drug Diversion Detection Automation – Part 8

In previous postings, I have reviewed Invistics’ Flowlytics, HelioMetrics, and Kit Check’s Bluesight. At the recent IHFDA conference, I discovered another company called FairWarning, so will include them as well as Omnicell Analytics in future reviews. BD (HealthSight) has declined to participate. This blog will review Protenus.  Protenus was co-founded roughly five years ago by […]

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The Birth of Drug Diversion Detection Automation – Part 7

In Parts 4 and 5, I provided an overview of drug diversion software by HelioMetrics and Kit Check’s BlueSight.  Today, in Part 7, I will be doing an overview of Invistics’ Flowlytics.  Invistics has been in the supply chain inventory management business for 20 years. They have been using a combination of optimization, machine learning, […]

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The Birth of Drug Diversion Detection Automation – Part 6

The information I have gained so far has been very insightful. As a result, I am going to pause the specific product reviews on the drug diversion software companies (Protenus, Kit Check’s BlueSight, Omnicell Analytics, Invistics Flowlytics, BD HealthSight, and HelioMetrics) to talk about a trend I have been hearing when speaking to clients versus […]

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The Birth of Drug Diversion Detection Automation – Part 5

Progress continues in regards to getting feedback from customers on the various diversion detection software products. In Part 4, I wrote about HelioMetrics. That still leaves Kit Check’s BlueSight, Invistics’ Flowlytics, Omnicell Analytics, BD’s HealthSight, and Protenus.  The focus this week will be on BlueSight by Kit Check. I asked Kit Check what set their […]

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The Birth of Drug Diversion Detection Automation – Part 4

In Part 2 and Part 3, I listed the questions I would be asking the vendors of drug diversion detection software (BlueSight (Kit Check), Flowlytics (Invistics), HealthSight (BD), HelioMetrics, Omnicell Analytics, and Protenus) and their clients.  This blog will focus specifically on my conversation with HelioMetrics and one of their clients.   HelioMetrics is the oldest […]

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The Birth of Drug Diversion Detection Automation – Part 3

Research is moving forward with the review of drug diversion software solutions provided by BlueSight (Kit Check), Flowlytics (Invistics), HealthSight (BD), HelioMetrics, Omnicell Analytics, and Protenus. In addition to connecting with the vendors, I have begun the interviews with clients. Before making purchase decisions, we all like to hear from clients in order to confirm […]

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Our References

Terri is absolutely phenomenal. She is an incredibly knowledgeable pharmacy resource. As the medication safety officer, the quality initiatives she implemented not only impacted the patients at our medical center but also reached into the community. Terri is a genuine professional who upholds accountability while creating community among her team members. She is a great listener to identify friction points and has actionable ideas to implement improvements.

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T. Eagle. MBA, MLS(ASCP), CLS Lab Operations Manager

Terri is an expert at prospective risk identification -Failure, Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA). Terri participated in CHPSO Patient Safety Safe Tables and was part of the Hospital Quality Institute’s Regional Quality and Patient Safety Leader Network.
She is an excellent public speaker and communicates well with public and professional audiences. I look forward to her continued work in medication safety.

Regional Quality Network at HQI
A. Munoz, FACHE, CPHQ, CPPS VP

Terri has done a tremendous job with the controlled substance diversion program. She has had such a positive impact and has really made the hospital a safer place.

Tri-City Medical Center
Nurse Manager

We would not be where we are with the improvements we have made with opioid prescribing if it were not for Terri driving the process.

Tri-City Emergency Medical Group
Chief Physician

In addition to understanding the ins and outs of the [controlled substance use] process completely, she is very proactive in coming to me with provider issues that she detects. She truly balances the administrative duties and the regulatory components demand with a keen sense of what my practitioners do and what their needs are on the ground. Terri is instrumental in working with my department, balancing patient care, cooperation, ability, and integrity to get the job done.

UCSD Medical Center
Chief Anesthesiologist

Terri is knowledgeable and effective in pharmacy leadership. She has the ability to be able to anticipate and prepare for the future. Her ability to utilize resources effectively in this changing environment is a strong asset. She can adapt, evolve, mentor and still never say “no” when asked to assist. She exhibits great abilities to be flexible and is a “self starter”. She has a pleasant yet effective demeanor that commands results.

Candace Fong, Pharm D
System Director of Pharmacy and Medication Safety Common Spirit Health

Terri has always impressed me as being very smart. resourceful, creative, and easy to work with. Terri’s commitment to medication safety permeated our organization, raising the awareness of this important issue throughout all levels of the institution. Terri has always been engaged, cooperative, and generous with her time.

Cary Mells, MD
Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine Tri-City Medical Center

Terri has done more for the Pharmacy in her few months as Interim Pharmacy Director than any other Director has done during my 12 years here.

Anita Kennedy, MBA
VP of Ancillary Services Methodist Hospital

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