Clinical CareImproving Medication Adherence
Starting with basic needs to improve chronic conditions during COVID-19 and beyond.
StrategySan Francisco Wrestles With Drug Approach as Death and Chaos Engulf Tenderloin
San Francisco is on track to lose an average of nearly two people a day to drugs in 2020, compared...
StrategyThe Justice Department Sues Walmart, Accusing It of Illegally Dispensing Opioids
Two years after the Trump administration walked away from charging Walmart criminally for its role in the opioid crisis, the...
Clinical CareUHS Appoints New CMO for Behavioral Health Division
Universal Health Services Inc. has picked Mark Friedlander, MD, MBA, to lead the sprawling health system's behavioral health services.
Clinical CareDrug Diversion Regulatory Requirements and Best Practices
The technology and understanding of how to deal with drug diversion is evolving more quickly than regulations can be rewritten,...
StrategyHealth on Wheels: Tricked-Out RVs Deliver Addiction Treatment to Rural Communities
A Colorado program has transformed six RVs into mobile clinics to reach isolated farming communities and remote mountain hamlets.
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.