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Seven things to know about Express Scripts’ plan to limit opioidsAs President Trump declares the opioid epidemic “a national emergency,” a new opioid management program from Express Scripts will limit the number and strength of opioid drugs to first-time patients.
How Cigna reduced opioid use 12% in 12 monthsManaged Healthcare Executive (MHE) recently spoke with Cigna’s Chief Medical Officer for Behavioral Health Doug Nemecek, MD, about Cigna’s efforts, outcomes, and how it plans to reach its goal
How medical schools are responding to the opioid epidemicAs the opioid epidemic rages, up-and-coming physicians are seen as part of the solution. Here’s how medical schools are changing their training programs.
FDA Recalls All PharmaTech Liquid Drugs
FDA Recalls All PharmaTech Liquid DrugsThe recall affects a variety of distributors.
Three improvements data promises to deliverPersonalized, prescriptive medicine creates higher-value care for patients
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?
Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?Is your immunization knowledge up-to-date?
Tripled Hep C Rates Blamed on Opioid Crisis
Tripled Hep C Rates Blamed on Opioid CrisisThe surge in HCV transmission rates is being blamed on the opioid epidemic.
Humana shares its population health management secretsHumana’s goal is to improve the health of the communities it serves 20% by the year 2020. Find out how it is reaching this goal.
Opinion: Substance use disorder privacy law limits both payers, prescribersTwo University of Massachusetts Medical School pharmacists make the case to reform or align 42 CFR Part 2 with HIPAA to better serve patients with substance use disorder.
Four steps managed care can take to promote antimicrobial stewardshipThe call for antimicrobial stewardship is growing. Enact these steps to prevent a return to the pre-antibiotic era.