prescription drug monitoring program

Opinion: Substance use disorder privacy law limits both payers, prescribersTwo University of Massachusetts Medical School pharmacists make the case to reform or align 42 CFR Part 2 with HIPAA to better serve patients with substance use disorder.
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Benefit Pharmacists
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Benefit PharmacistsHow PDMPs are helping both patients and pharmacists.
More States Mandate Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramsA look at PDMPs in PA—what they are doing and how they are helping patients.
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?
PMP helps one state reduce painkiller RxsWhile the number of painkiller Rxs is soaring elsewhere, Wisconsin is celebrating a reduction.
HHS tackles opioid epidemicHHS is taking formal steps to address opioid addiction, a widely recognized national public health crisis. Find out the policy changes.
Why is Missouri the last drug monitoring holdout?Pharmacists and legislators are calling for the creation of a prescription drug monitoring (PDMP)) program in the Missouri – the only state without a monitoring program.
PDMP programs: 11 states to watchSome experts argue that prescription drug monitoring programs can be a game changer when it comes to curbing prescription abuse and misuse. Here are 11 states that stand out for their PDMPs (or lack thereof).
Do prescription drug monitoring programs work?
Do prescription drug monitoring programs work?An in-depth look at the effects of PDMPs, which are electronic databases used to track the prescribing and dispensing of controlled prescription drugs to patients.