Porter Research Study 2020: A Comprehensive Look at Drug Diversion from the View of Healthcare Executives

In 2017, reports surfaced that incidents of missing or stolen prescription medications at Veterans Administration hospitals increased more than 800% in seven years, from 272 in 2009 to 2,457 in 2016.1 The news alarmed everyone in the healthcare industry, as leaders were beginning to assess the growing problem of healthcare worker drug diversion. Porter Research, an Atlanta-based company that provides market intelligence to healthcare companies, completed their first study of drug diversion detection programs in healthcare facilities around the same time.

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