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Don’t let your tools to curb the opioid epidemic go to wasteNew public opinion survey about opioid use from Prime Therapeutics has surprising results.
Hospitalized preterm infants benefit from mothers’ recorded voicesBeing exposed to recordings of their mothers’ voices limited pain preterm infants experienced while undergoing heel lance procedures, according to a study conducted in an Italian neonatal intensive care unit.
Five ways health executives can impact the opioid crisisConsider these five opportunities to help curb one of the biggest public health issues of the year.
Seven things to know about Express Scripts’ plan to limit opioidsAs President Trump declares the opioid epidemic “a national emergency,” a new opioid management program from Express Scripts will limit the number and strength of opioid drugs to first-time patients.
Fourteen things Trump needs to know about opioidsAs President Trump promises fight the opioid epidemic, here are 14 things experts want him to know.
Are non-opioid therapies more desirable than opioids for chronic pain?A new study from researchers from the Minneapolis VA Health Care System has interesting findings.
One insurer proves that value-based reimbursement works in practiceHumana’s value-based reimbursement model with physicians has helped to improve care quality and health outcomes for its Medicare Advantage (MA) program members.
Four developments helping address the opioid epidemicAs the opioid epidemic continues across the U.S., new treatment programs and guidelines could help reverse the trend.
Physical activity decreases inflammation linked to psoriatic arthritisInflammatory pain is a component of psoriatic arthritis, and participating in physical activity, such as yoga, is a way to reduce inflammation and manage chronic pain if a patient is experiencing it.
HHS tackles opioid epidemicHHS is taking formal steps to address opioid addiction, a widely recognized national public health crisis. Find out the policy changes.