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Don’t let your tools to curb the opioid epidemic go to wasteNew public opinion survey about opioid use from Prime Therapeutics has surprising results.
Community Pharmacists Praise New Opioid Measures
Community Pharmacists Praise New Opioid MeasuresIn the war against the opioid epidemic, pharmacists are excited about their seat at the table.
What Do Your Patients Do with Unused Meds?How one product is making it easier for your patients to safely dispose of their medications.
How to Beat the Opioid Crisis
How to Beat the Opioid Crisis
Prescribing practices that increase risk of opioid overdoseTwo studies, one from Prime Therapeutics and Stanford, reveal an alarming increase in overdose with concurrent use of opioids and benzodiazepines. Here’s how managed care can help.
Ten ways the FDA is addressing the opioid epidemicScott Winiecki, MD, of the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, shares how the FDA is working to address the opioid epidemic.
Top strategies for incorporating PDMP data into physician work flowHow can physicians, already struggling to keep up with mounting regulations and larger patient loads, use PDMPs in more effective and efficient ways?
One thing we can do about the opioid epidemicIt's a modest proposal with potential for significant consequences. And all it will cost is a little more time.
Does videotape support CVS or fired pharmacist?That’s the question a Richmond, Va. jury will decide in a case involving a pharmacist who accuses the retail giant of defamation, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Part II: Law: Educating and empowering patients and caregivers: The pharmacist’s role in reducing the risk of opioid overdose
Part II: Law: Educating and empowering patients and caregivers: The pharmacist’s role in reducing the risk of opioid overdoseThe goal of this program is to provide knowledge and awareness of the safety, efficacy, and legal status of the opioid overdose antagonist naloxone as part of a comprehensive opioid overdose education for patients and caregivers.