Dover woman convicted of violating Prescription Monitoring Act

Michele Staats, 46, Dover

A Dover woman has become the first person convicted of violating the Delaware Prescription Monitoring Act.

46-year-old Michele Staats, a former nursing director of Kent Sussex Community Services was found guilty of unauthorized access of prescription monitoring information and making a false statement.

Staats accessed information of three people who were not her patients. She also made several false statements denying her responsibility.

The act helps cut the misuse and diversion of controlled substances while promoting improved professional practice and patient care.

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