opioid epidemic

Safeway Pharmacy Pays $3 Million After DOJ Investigation
Safeway Pharmacy Pays $3 Million After DOJ InvestigationThe chain is accused of not reporting opioid thefts by its employees.
Record Attendance at AACP Annual MeetingThousands of faculty and students gathered to hear about the latest in healthcare.
Drug Manufacturer Pays Settlement Over Opioid
Drug Manufacturer Pays Settlement Over OpioidMallinckrodt to pay settlement for not reporting orders or keeping accurate records.
How to Beat the Opioid Crisis
How to Beat the Opioid Crisis
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
493% Increase in Opioid Use Disorder DiagnosesA new BCBS study finds that 21% of insured members filled at least one opioid script in 2015.
Small Doses: Sex, Drugs, and Other Pharmacy News
Small Doses: Sex, Drugs, and Other Pharmacy NewsEasy-to-swallow bits of news from around the world of pharmacy.
Only 1 in 4 Opioid-Addicted Youth Receive Medication
Only 1 in 4 Opioid-Addicted Youth Receive MedicationYounger people, females, black or Hispanic less likely to have medication.
Fighting Opioid Misuse: The Numbers
Fighting Opioid Misuse: The NumbersSo just how much naloxone is getting out? How many pharmacies EPCS enabled?
Top 10 states with the worst drug problemsWalletHub released a study comparing 50 states and the District in terms of 15 key metrics, ranging from arrest and overdose rates to opioid prescriptions and meth-lab incidents per capita.