More resources needed for medication-assisted treatment March 14, 2017By Tracey WalkerInclude medication-assisted treatment high on the list of clinical tools used to treat opioid addiction. Ten ways the FDA is addressing the opioid epidemic February 11, 2017By Aubrey WestgateScott 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 flow February 09, 2017By Aubrey WestgateHow can physicians, already struggling to keep up with mounting regulations and larger patient loads, use PDMPs in more effective and efficient ways? Chains Step up Efforts Against Drug AbuseNaloxone can now be dispensed without a prescription in 33 states and Washington, DC. Here's how two big pharmacy chains are making the livesaving opioid antagonist more accessible. How You Can Help Prevent Opioid Abuse January 24, 2017By Christine BlankPharmacists are on the front lines of helping to curb abuse and misuse in the opioid epidemic. But how can you make this happen in the real world? Drug distributor pays record fine January 24, 2017By Christine BlankMcKesson Corp., one of the largest distributors of pharmaceuticals, agreed to pay a record civil penalty for alleged violations of the Controlled Substances Act. Long-acting opioid painkiller wins approval January 17, 2017By Christine BlankFDA recently approved a long-acting opioid designed to deter abuse. Is electronic prescribing a potential solution to the opioid crisis? January 10, 2017By Ken TerryOnly two states mandate e-prescribing controlled substances, but most physicians can use it now How data analytics combats the opioid epidemicDeaths due to opioid abuse have risen sharply—and show no signs of leveling off. Here’s how data analytics can prevent abuse and diversion. Opinion: Hospital formularies can play key role in reducing opioid epidemic December 21, 2016By T.J. Gan MDAdding non-opioid postsurgical options to hospital formularies should be a top consideration.