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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.
Balancing opioid benefits, dangersOpioids are powerful clinical tools that effectively treat pain and have a place in therapy, but it can be difficult to manage the dangers. Here's a look at some of the abuse-deterrent drugs on the horizon.
Buccal buprenorphine approved for patients with chronic painFDA has approved buprenorphine (Belbuca, Endo Pharmaceuticals) buccal film for use in patients with chronic pain.
[BLOG]: Pain management: Can we balance patient access, safety and economic value?Pain management is a problem for patients, practitioners, pharmacists, and others. Many patients are not getting the care and relief they deserve, even when they suffer from acute or chronic pain. In this blog post, Srinivas Nalamachu, MD asks if its possible to balance patient access to pain medication with safety and economic value.
Advances in wound healing tools and techniquesNew wound-healing tools arising from evolving knowledge of the wound-healing process include drugs, debridement techniques, advanced skin grafting tools and stem cell delivery strategies.