Pain Management: Balance and Adoption of Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Formulations

The increase in unintended deaths attributed to the use of prescription opioid analgesics has led to the development of drug formulations that incorporate abuse-deterred technologies. It’s all about pain management and the balance and adoption of Abuse-Deterrent Opioid (ADO) formulations. The prescribing of abuse-deterrent opioids (ADOs) has the potential to reduce unintended deaths, but may […]

Hospitals Take Tentative EMR Steps

Hospitals across the country are evaluating if, when, and how they will subsidize electronic medical record technology purchases for community physicians in light of relaxed Stark anti-kickback regulations. While a few hospitals have begun rolling out programs, most are still developing strategies. See also this World Economic Forum video about the future of hospitals: “I […]

Diabetes Smartphone Apps

Every day diabetic patients have to monitor their blood glucose and adapt their dose of insulin according to what they ate (or planning to eat) and to their physical activity. Obviously, digital devices are eager to help them. Mobile apps for diabetics are sometimes more specialized in nutrition, whereas others only focus on blood readings. […]

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