Two hospitals turn to medication adherence tech to serve patients with mental illness, at-risk populations
01:15 pm March 21, 2018
Partners HealthCare, Triad Healthcare undertake separate initiatives focused on reducing costs with by delivering notifications to clinicians about patients not complying with treatment regimens.
09:46 am March 16, 2018
Diagnostic errors can lead to serious consequences, such as care gaps and unnecessary procedures, while opioid safety should be prioritized due to the seriousness of its side effects.
01:35 pm March 15, 2018
E-prescribing vendor DrFirst is the first organization to deploy the cloud-based drug knowledge to support the Nebraska Health Information Initiative.
09:17 am March 14, 2018
Michigan, like much of the rest of this country, is in the midst of an opioid crisis. The number of opioid prescriptions, individuals in substance use disorder programs and, worst of all, opioid-related drug overdose deaths have all increased from 2011 to 2015 in the state.
11:52 am March 08, 2018
Medicomp Systems launches a new addiction care management system, DrFirst unveils a new mobile e-prescribing system, and DrFirst, Imprivata and Forward Advantage collaborate for MEDITECH users.
02:23 pm February 28, 2018
The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act calls for mandated e-prescribing of controlled substances under Medicare Part D, starting in 2020.
12:39 pm February 27, 2018
The legislation, introduced by Sen. Bill Cassidy, is designed to provide leverage to the opioid crisis by helping law enforcement better identify bad actors and reducing the number of prescribed opioids.
04:19 pm February 26, 2018
The company plans to broaden its knowledge of traditional Eastern healing techniques, creating a taxonomy for its Embase biomedical literature database.
02:46 pm February 26, 2018
Thomas Utech, PharmD, vice president of solutions management at BD, draws upon his experience as a pharmacist to provide some perspective on the HIMSS Analytics 2017 Medication Management and Safety Study results.
02:44 pm February 22, 2018
The bill unanimously passed a state house committee on Wednesday and would set limits to the number of days a provider can prescribe initial opioid medications.