PharmaRecords Show Publix Opioid Sales Grew Even as Addiction Crisis Prompted Other Chains' Pullback
While national pharmacy chains like CVS and Walgreens were dispensing fewer of the highly addictive drugs, Publix's sales were soaring.
TechnologyHow to Use EHRs to Reduce Dangerous Drug-Drug Interactions
New research from the Regenstrief Institute gives health system executives specific recommendations on how to use their EHRs to help...
Pharma'They See a Cash Cow': Corporations Could Consume $50B of Opioid Settlements
But as the dollars land in government coffers a swarm of private, public, nonprofit, and for-profit entities are eyeing the...
PharmaMillions in Opioid Settlement Funds Sit Untouched as Overdose Deaths Rise
The money is part of the approximately $50 billion that states and local governments will receive nationwide in opioid settlement...
Clinical CareFor People With Sickle Cell Disease, ERs Can Mean Life-Threatening Waits
A crisis can quickly escalate into life-threatening complications such as strokes, seizures, and sepsis.
TechnologyDEA Extending Telemedicine Prescription Waiver Through 2024
The agency is once again extending a pandemic-era waiver enabling providers to prescribe controlled substances via telemedicine without first needing...
TelehealthRemote Testing Proves Effective for Opioid Screening
More than 83% of patients in the study completed multiple remote urine screenings within the first 30 days of entering...
TelehealthThe DEA Relaxed Online Prescribing Rules During Covid. Now It Wants to Rein Them In.
Controlled medications include many stimulants, sedatives, opioid painkillers, and anabolic steroids.
PharmaIndivior, 42 AGs Reach $102M Suboxone Antitrust Settlement
The AGs had claimed that Invidior used 'product hopping' to block competition from generics for its opioid treatment drug.
InnovationFederally-Funded Study to Test Value of Overdose Prevention Centers
NYU Langone Health and the Brown University School of Public Health will conduct a five-year study on the effectiveness of...
Technology'Tsunami of Criticism' Follows DEA's Proposed Telemedicine Prescribing Rules
Several groups have issued critical reviews of the DEA's proposed revision of rules regarding telemedicine prescriptions of controlled substances. Some...
NursingNurses Are Key to Treating the Nation's Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crises
Psychiatric-mental health nurses can help fill critical gaps in the mental healthcare system.