Like many of you, I’ve been in healthcare for years and have seen the “next new thing” come and then fade away – in place of the next new thing. I’ve seen whitepapers, and journey maps, mind maps, environmental scans; you name it.
In April, a Michigan statewide assessment was conducted to identify trends that will assist government agencies, lawmakers and local community leaders to tailor laws, target resources, and design innovative programs to best address the opioid…
Many physicians say a state database to check on prescription drug use by patients is too cumbersome to use, so UNC Health Care has found a way to make it much simpler.
UNC Health says the move will help tackle the opioid problem and save clinicians time.
The platform integrates with electronic health records, pharmacy systems and other clinical information systems and helps clinicians connect with patients
To kick off the AWS Opioid Crisis Council’s inaugural meeting, AWS public health leader, Michael Jackson, convened a panel of healthcare experts at the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC. Government health officials, research scientists,…
To reduce substance abuse disorder rates, Southeast Permanente Medical Group used its Epic EHR to connect to Georgia’s prescription drug monitoring program.
For the integration, which was completed in late June, UNC Health Care’s information services division partnered with the IT vendor Appriss Health to deploy the company’s PMP Gateway platform.
The West Virginia Board of Pharmacy will use Appriss Health’s integration service to bring controlled substance prescription information into EHRs, the company confirmed June 26.
As a former Governor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I care deeply about and continue to work on the widespread epidemic of both illicit and prescription drug abuse which is fueling the opioid crisis…