Healthcare Technology Highlighted Article: Updated - Mar 27, 2017

PDMPs Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic

Prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), created to address drug abuse and diversion, are independent, state-run databases of controlled substance prescriptions. Until recently, they existed in relatively obscure, seldom-used silos. Then, the opioid problem became an epidemic that hit the nation with rapidly mounting deaths and overdoses. According to government statistics, drug overdosing is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. An estimated 91 Americans die every da…

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Berg Insight Forecasts 33.8 Percent Growth in Healthcare Connectivity Revenue

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