Clinical CareAssisting Patients with Substance Use Disorders
As Iverson notes, patients with a history of opioid abuse often have difficulty organizing themselves to act on a list...
Clinical CarePandemic Presents New Hurdles, And Hope, For People Struggling With Addiction
Rosalind Pichardo advertises a daily food giveaway service in the heart of Philadelphia's Kensington neighborhood, where more people die of...
Clinical CareOverdose Deaths Have Skyrocketed in Chicago, and the Coronavirus Pandemic May Be Making It Worse
Opioid-related deaths in Cook County have doubled since this time last year, and similar increases are happening across the country....
StrategyCentene, Health Net, Lawyers Slapped with $1.1B RICO Suit
Now-defunct Sovereign Health says the defendants schemed to deny payments so they could recoup $390 million Centene lost when it...
Clinical CareVaping, Opioid Addiction Accelerate Coronavirus Risks, Says NIDA Director
Dr. Nora Volkow, who heads the National Institute on Drug Abuse, explains how emerging science points to added challenges for...
StrategyArkansas Hospitals File Suit Against Opioid Makers, Distributors
15 Arkansas hospitals are the latest of hundreds of other hospitals across the country challenging opioid makers and distributors.
Clinical Care'Surprising' Number of Cancer Survivors Use Alcohol
Clinicians urged to step up alcohol screening at regular intervals, intervention.
Clinical CareOpioid Rx Drop When Default EMR Settings Change
Electronic medical record defaults may influence emergency department prescribing.
Clinical CareMedicaid Expansion Linked to Fewer Opioid Deaths
Medicaid expansion may have prevented up to 8,132 opioid overdose deaths in 2015 to 2017 in the 32 states that...
Clinical CareEffort To Control Opioids In An ER Leaves Some Sickle Cell Patients In Pain
Patients say the diluted medicine doesn't give the same pain relief as a direct injection.
Clinical Care5 Strategies to Improve Opioid Use Disorder Care in Hospitals
A new report that presents five approaches to hospital-based opioid use disorder care focuses on organizational best practices.
Clinical CareOpioid Treatment: How Healthcare Providers Can Reduce Liability Risk
A new report focuses on the four steps in active pain management: screening and prescribing, dispensing and administering, monitoring and...