Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report and Covid-19: Shortages and Diversion Risk are Top Concern

Jenny HarlettBlog

This week Kit Check released the results of our 2019 Hospital Pharmacy Operations Report (HPOR), and annual look at the top issues facing hospital pharmacists.

Kit Check Director of Clinical Solutions Jennifer Symon, R.Ph, MBA, FACHE, discusses the results of the survey:

Notably, drug diversion detection and prevention remains a top priority. In the current COVID-19 crisis, ensuring staff and provider wellness, protecting patients, and being able to provide the best possible care are even more important than usual.

While progress has been made, there is still work to do to allow hospitals to get true visibility into where their medications are going and what their inventory looks like. Medication intelligence can help you stay ahead of shortages, expirations, and diversion risk.

Download the full HPOR report here.