TelehealthStudy Validates Telehealth for Substance Abuse Treatment During Pandemic
A study conducted by researchers from the CDC, CMS, and NIH found that the use of telehealth and digital health...
PharmaJudge: Suboxone 'Product Hopping' LawSuit May Proceed
The suit alleges that Indivior violated antitrust laws to preserve its Suboxone monopoly.
TechnologyFTC Files Suit Over Unrestricted Access to Digital Health Data
The Federal Trade Commission has filed a lawsuit against Kochava, an Idaho-based digital health company whose data analytics platform can...
InnovationNew Substance Abuse Partnership Aims to Reduce Unnecessary 911 Transports
Bicycle Health is teaming up with Tele911 to give 911 dispatchers and first responders an on-demand connection to substance abuse...
InnovationChristianaCare Launches Bundled Virtual Care Program for College Students
The Delaware health system and two digital health companies have joined forces to create a digital health platform that will...
TechnologyMoney Flows into Addiction Tech, But Will It Curb Soaring Opioid Overdose Deaths?
Addiction tech entrepreneurs see a $42 billion U.S. market for their products and an addiction treatment field that is ripe...
PayerEvernorth Contract Expands Payer Involvement in Online Addiction Treatment
"Our goal is to help people navigate to the right care; that?s where we are focused," says Evernorth behavioral health...
StrategySacklers, Purdue Pharma to Pay $6B in New Opioid Settlement
The payout is 40% higher than the $4.55 billion deal that was vacated by a federal court in December, and...
Clinical Care'Injections, Injections, Injections': Troubling Questions Follow Closure of Sprawling Pain Clinic Chain
Lags Medical Center patients were left without ready access to their medical records or handoffs to other physicians.
Clinical CareEfforts to Reduce Opioid Prescribing Varied Across the Country
The volume of prescription opioids dispensed from retail pharmacies declined by 21% from 2008 to 2018, a new study finds.
Clinical CareWith Overdose Deaths Surging, Advocates on the Ground Push for Over-the-Counter Naloxone
As overdose deaths nationwide reach all-time highs, the Biden administration has made increasing access to naloxone a key part of...
Clinical CareAs Overdose Deaths Soar, DEA-Wary Pharmacies Shy From Dispensing Addiction Medication
The DEA is exacerbating the opioid epidemic by scaring pharmacies away from dispensing this medication when it's desperately needed.