opioid epidemic

How to Treat Substance Abuse with a Model of Ongoing Care
How to Treat Substance Abuse with a Model of Ongoing CareHere's how one federally qualified health center in southcentral Pennsylvania is tackling the opioid crisis in its community.
News You Should Know: 3 Takeaways from Top Managed Care Articles MarchWe know you’re pressed for time, so we’re here to help. Listen to this two-minute podcast for critical takeaways from three of our top articles.
Pharmacists on the Front Line in Constipation Treatment
Pharmacists on the Front Line in Constipation TreatmentConstipation is a common problem, but can stem from a variety of sources. Here's how pharmacists can help.
Are opioids better than nonopioids to improve pain?President Donald Trump was expected to announce a new plan to combat the opioid crisis, even as a recent study found that prescription opioids were not as effective as over-the-counter medications for pain management.
Suboxone and the Pharmacist
Suboxone and the PharmacistPhysicians, providers, and the broader community need to find a more economical way of treating the patients struggling with opioids.
Why Efforts to Curb Opioid Use Haven’t Translated to the Pediatric PopulationA new study shows efforts to reduce prescription opioid use in adults has not curtailed the incidence of pediatric opioid ingestions. Find out why.
Four Ways Pharmacists Are Fighting Opioid Abuse
Four Ways Pharmacists Are Fighting Opioid AbuseGreater awareness of the dangers posed by prescription opioids is changing pharmacy practice.
Opioid abuse and its sequelae: Treatment strategies for ob/gynsIn the second part of Dr. Lockwood's editorial on opioids, he discusses steps that ob/gyns can take to help limit opioid use disorder in our pregnant and non-pregnant patients.
The opioid crisis: Prenatal and postnatal care
The opioid crisis: Prenatal and postnatal careOb/gyns are on the front line of the opioid epidemic and have a responsibility to recognize, treat, refer, and advocate for pregnant women with opioid use disorder.
Lack of interoperability contributes to opioid epidemicA coalition is pushing for interoperability advances that it believes could help curb the opioid epidemic. Here’s what it is fighting for.