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Healthcare Drug-Free Workplace Programs & the Opioid Abuse Dilemma

Healthcare Drug-Free Workplace Programs & the Opioid Abuse Dilemma

Based on constantly changing state and federal regulations and the increasing abuse of drugs in the healthcare industry, a review of your drug-free workplace program should be conducted at least once a year. 

Drug diversion among healthcare workers can have dire consequences for practitioners and patients alike, that's why it's in an employers’ best interest to have strong preventative measures and advanced protocols in place to handle potential workplace issues stemming from drug abuse. .  

Dr. Todd Simo, HireRight's Chief Medical Officer discusses the key components of a drug-free workplace program and the steps you need to take to address the challenging aspects of drug abuse.

Topics Covered:

  • General overview of a drug-free workplace program 
  • Specific challenges employers need to address
  • Data supported program configurations
  • The role of an EAP

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