opioid diversion

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.
Pharmacies Trafficking Opioids Targeted by DEA
Pharmacies Trafficking Opioids Targeted by DEAOperation Faux Pharmacy resulted in over half a million drugs seized.
Kentucky opioid program drops dispensing by 50%Howard Shaps, MD, senior medical director, WellCare of Kentucky, shares details about the Medicaid insurers’ pilot program designed to fight the opioid epidemic.
Four health systems develop opioid mitigation programsAlternatives to opioids programs emerge as viable tools to mitigate the crisis.
Payers strategize to manage opioid useHow managed care organizations manage opioid utilization and some of the limitations to those management strategies was a hot topic at the AMCP Annual Meeting.
BD Targets Opioid Control IV Safety Med Availability
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?
How data analytics combats the opioid epidemicDeaths due to opioid abuse have risen sharply—and show no signs of leveling off. Here’s how data analytics can prevent abuse and diversion.
Opinion: Hospital formularies can play key role in reducing opioid epidemicAdding non-opioid postsurgical options to hospital formularies should be a top consideration.