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…
Hc1.com, the Indianapolis startup focused on healthcare relationship management and data analytics, recently scored $7 million in new capital to expand its presence in the market and drive further adoption of its products, including the…
Opioid addiction is on the rise in America, and pharmacies are now taking steps to do whatever it takes to decrease the number of opioid overdoses that happen each year.
New Hampshire has adopted the real-time, stop-sale National Precursor Log Exchange technology, becoming the 35th state to adopt the system used by retailers across the country to help prevent the illegal sale of pseudoephedrine.
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Secretary Jennifer Walthall says the state’s new Open Beds program has exceeded all expectations in its first six weeks. Open Beds is a partnership between FSSA and Indiana 2-1-1 to connect those…
Every state outside of Missouri already has a PDMP in place, but issues with data standardization and differences in regulations inhibit their potential.
When I was training to be an Air Force Pilot in 1987, one of the many things I was required to commit to memory — verbatim — and to practice religiously in a T37 aircraft was how to pull an out-of-control plane out of a spin.
Providing interoperability and data sharing among state prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy’s® (NABP’s®) interstate data hub, NABP PMP InterConnect® positions the 45 states that are…
A nationally interoperable PDMP network that shares prescribing data across state lines is popular among health IT and drug abuse experts that see it as one of several tools to improve data collection and integrate clinical decision support…