PDMP & Opioid Abuse News

PDMP & Opioid Abuse News

PDMP & Opioid Abuse News

  • NDLEA to partner NCWS to check drug abuse among women 16 May 2022 15:48 News Diary Online The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday promised to partner the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) to address drug abuse among women. The Chairman/Chief Executive of NDLEA, Brig.-Gen. Buba Marwa (rtd), made the promise when …
  • Acutis Diagnostics in Hicksville Advances Testing for Covid, Opioids, Cancer 16 May 2022 13:04 Long Island Press - New York Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Acutis Diagnostics, a specialized clinical and biosciences company, has been tackling some of Long Island’s most pressing healthcare issues with …
  • CareSTL Health plans to offer alternatives to opioids, housing in the Greater Ville 15 May 2022 11:22 St. Louis Public Radio - Missouri CareSTL Health plans to open a health care clinic and provide low-income and senior housing for residents of the Greater Ville neighborhood. The $25 million Ville Wellness Campus, to open next year, will focus on physical, occupational and behavioral …
  • India News | Drug Abuse Bigger Challenge, It Funds Terror Networks: J-K Police Chief 14 May 2022 18:08 Latestly Srinagar, May 14 (PTI) Drug abuse is a big challenge as it not only provides oxygen to terrorism by means of funding terror networks but also targets the younger generation, Jammu and Kashmir police chief Dilbag Singh said on Saturday. Singh, the Director- …
  • ASUU strike spiraling up drug abuse in Edo, Obaseki cries… 14 May 2022 07:46 The Cable Godwin Obaseki, Edo governor, has warned that the continued strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is causing a spike in the rate of drug abuse in the state. The governor spoke after a review of the state’s security situation for the …
  • ASUU strike has worsened drug abuse – Gov. Obaseki 13 May 2022 20:46 Nigeria News Today Edo’s Gov. Godwin Obaseki on Friday in Benin blamed increasing rate of drug abuse in the state on the lingering Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU) strike. Reviewing the state’s security situation for the months of February, March and April, Gov. …
  • Computer Science student wins award for research into drug abuse detection online 13 May 2022 15:35 Oklahoma State University Friday, May 13, 2022 Media Contact: Jordan Bishop | Editor, Department of Brand Management | 405-744-7193 | jordan.bishop@okstate.edu The Oklahoma State University Coalition for the Advancement of Digital Research and Education (CADRE) recently partnered …
  • Black leaders address opioid crisis, drug abuse stigma in central Ohio 13 May 2022 03:50 NBC 4 - Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Black community leaders are drawing attention to the growing opioid crisis in Franklin County. Through an event called “Opioid Community Conversation,” dozens of residents and leaders joined together for a meeting around opioid …
  • ‘Operation Candy Man’ Targets Nurse Practitioners Illegally Selling Opioids in Metro Detroit 12 May 2022 18:51 WJR - Michigan DETROIT, May 11, 2022 ~ Three women, two men, and three guns have been seized in an ongoing illegal prescription pill bust operation named “Operation Candy Man.” None of the detainees have been charged yet in connection to the crimes. According to …
  • Opioid abuse treatments don't reach those most at risk 12 May 2022 12:18 Axios Data: CDC; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals Drugs for treating opioid abuse aren’t reaching most high-risk patients, potentially widening gaps in care as overdose deaths hit record highs. The big picture: New provisional data show a 15% surge in …

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An improved PDMP … with accurate and timely data analysis should be regarded as the cornerstone of our collective efforts to address prescription drug abuse.

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The AAOS recommends the following tools, which have been shown to significantly reduce medication errors:

  • computerized physician order entry
  • computerized decision support systems
  • computerized monitoring of adverse drug events
  • pharmacist-assisted rounds
  • high-risk drug protocols

Overdose deaths are “just the tip of the iceberg”: that for every death there are many more hospital treatment admissions, emergency room visits, people who abuse or are dependent on prescription drugs and nonmedical users.

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