12:31 pm September 18, 2018
With a rare near-unanimous vote, the United States Senate passed The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 on Monday evening. It's a massive bill comprising a wide array of proposals drawn from five Senate committees, and has many implications for the use and funding of health IT.
02:57 pm August 31, 2018
The bipartisan legislation would require HHS to work with the private sector to analyze data from payers and pharmacists, flagging patients at risk of overuse based on prescription history.
11:27 am August 13, 2018
She snooped in the EHRs of nearly four dozen people over two years.
02:01 pm August 02, 2018
Cloud-based platform for prescription drug monitoring programs employs machine learning to track opioid prescriptions.
02:51 pm July 27, 2018
The Controlled Substance App for IllumiCare's Smart Ribbon technology helps address a "blind spot" with prescription drug monitoring programs officials say.
02:53 pm July 25, 2018
Pharma giant gains access to DNA data in deal that 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki calls transformative for the startup.
01:07 pm July 20, 2018
On the first anniversary of the state's mandate, 51 percent of prescribers in the state are fighting the opioid crisis by using electronic prescription for controlled substances.
02:44 pm July 16, 2018
UNC Health says the move will help tackle the opioid problem and save clinicians time.
11:02 am July 11, 2018
Physicians at Affiliated Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Maryland now have a better handle on opioid prescribing as they try to combat the ongoing crisis.
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford automates medication management to reduce adverse drug events
01:11 pm July 06, 2018
It has seen a 21 percent decrease in missed doses, a 66 percent reduction in wasted doses and zero reportable adverse events in the past 11 months.