opioid diversion

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.
Five ways you can help fight the opioid epidemicThe opioid crisis in the U.S. is a multidimensional problem requiring a multistakeholder solution.
How four health plans are fighting the opioid epidemic
How four health plans are fighting the opioid epidemicFrom new outreach programs to multidisciplinary teams, here are some new strategies health plans are employing to fight the opioid epidemic
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.