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08-03-2017

Federal Opioid Commission Seeks PDMP Health Data Exchange

The President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and Opioid Crisis published an interim report requesting President Trump encourage state and federal prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) to participate in health data exchange for improved patient-specific prescription data tracking.

Improving patient-specific prescription data tracking would support regional law enforcement in cases of controlled substance diversion, the commission wrote.

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