opioid crisis

How health execs can partner with pharmacists to address opioidsDirector of medication safety and quality for the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists shares how providers can better work with pharmacists to address the opioid epidemic.
Eight ways doctors can address the opioid epidemicAs the opioid epidemic rages, doctors and hospitals should consider these tips and strategies employed by other organizations.
Four health programs successfully fight the opioid epidemicShocking opioid overdose statistics make it crucial to address the epidemic. Here are four programs to watch
Five key elements of successful local initiatives to combat the opioid crisisSuccessful community initiatives are creating systems of care that bridge multiple programs to provide coordinated services to individuals with substance use disorders. Here are five.
Opioid crisis legal ramifications: How to protect your healthcare organizationOverprescribing by just one practitioner can lead to an untoward outcome that may readily affect the entire healthcare facility.
The Opioid Epidemic: Well, It Ain’t My fault … Maybe?The opioid crisis? There is enough blame to go around.
Healthcare leaders must step up to fix the opioid epidemicHealthcare executives have a unique leadership role to play in addressing the opioid crisis. Here’s what you need to do now.
FDA approves first once-monthly injection for opioid abuseSoon after FDA approved a novel device to treat opioid use disorder, FDA approved the first and only once-monthly injectable buprenorphine formulation to treat moderate to severe opioid use disorder (OUD).
How treating opioid use disorder is cost effectiveA commercial health plan analysis by axialHealthcare has interesting findings about funding opioid use disorder treatment plans.
FDA clears first opioid withdrawal deviceFDA granted a new indication to a device that can help reduce the symptoms of withdrawal from the prescription pain drugs.