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Emergency Docs Use EHRs, PMPs to Help Drug-Seekers



Physicians encountering patients seeking oxycodone and other pain medications in the emergency department are using electronic medical records and prescription monitoring programs to identify doctor-shopping patients and to get them help.



1 comments on "Emergency Docs Use EHRs, PMPs to Help Drug-Seekers"
Ronald Hirsch (10/18/2013 at 10:52 AM)

It has an easy solution- stop prescribing so many pain medications. Read my perspective published in my local paper in response to the epidemic of heroin abuse: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20131004/discuss/710049966/