Topic: Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Appriss Health has acquired OpenBeds to expand its technology platform to include a network for behavioral health resources and treatment programs.
CMS issued a final rule outlining how hospitals and other facilities must plan for patient discharges
States that require providers to use prescription drug monitoring databases have lower rates of opioid-related inpatient stays and ED visits.
Florida is partnering with the military to share prescription drug data to help providers in the state combat the risk of prescription drug misuse.
The initial prescription amount and days' worth of pills can have a big impact on the long-term use of opioids, a new study shows.
Nearly 85% of healthcare leaders and providers say drug diversion is a problem in U.S. health facilities, and it may be fueling the opioid epidemic.
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New research shows that vets who get opioids from both the VA and Medicare Part D are 2-3 times more likely to die from unintentional overdose.
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., has submitted his resignation and plans to leave the agency next month.
The effort, dubbed the Death Certificate Project, has sparked conflict with physicians in California and beyond.