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With opioid overdose deaths and stimulant use on the rise, FDA director Janet Woodcock highlighted for Rx Summit attendees several of the administration’s top initiatives to meet the challenge.
U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers told Rx Summit attendees on Tuesday that PDMPs are a great defense against the nation’s opioid threat, but concerns remain in a number of areas, including the future of Purdue Pharma. Sen. Mitch McConnell and Rep. Tom Cole, meanwhile, said the pandemic has heightened the need to double down in the opioid addiction fight.
Epidemiologists from the West Virginia Board of Pharmacy discuss how non-fatal overdose data was integrated into the state’s prescription drug monitoring database and how that move has helped prescribers across the state.
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There are many opportunities for automation to close the gap between provider and patient needs. Healthcare AI is crucial in the shift from the fee-for-service model to a value-based care model. Here are ways AI can help bridge that gap.
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The addition of an EHR and telehealth platform six weeks before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic reshaped the operations of Westfall Associates at a fortuitous time.
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