Lack of interoperability contributes to opioid epidemic – ModernMedicine

Posted by - February 17, 2018

This post was originally published on this site Lack of interoperability contributes to opioid epidemicModernMedicineIts 20-member Opioid Safety Alliance launched in January 2018, with a goal to strengthen health information technology to fight the opioid abuse crisis. “Together, we are fighting to strengthen our network of prescription drug monitoring programs with …

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UP coalition awarded $52500 to address growing opioid epidemic – UPMatters.com

Posted by - February 16, 2018

This post was originally published on this site UPMatters.com UP coalition awarded $52500 to address growing opioid epidemicUPMatters.comThe funding is provided through the Taking Action on Opioid and Prescription Drug Abuse in Michigan by Supporting Community Responses initiative, which will help community coalitions across the state begin new projects or enhance or expand existing …Upper

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Upper Peninsula Coalition Network takes major step in fighting opioid epidemic – UpperMichigansSource.com

Posted by - February 16, 2018

This post was originally published on this site UpperMichigansSource.com Upper Peninsula Coalition Network takes major step in fighting opioid epidemicUpperMichigansSource.comThe Upper Peninsula Coalition Network received a $52,500 grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and The Superior Health Foundation to reduce opioid and prescription drug abuse. “This is part of a state-wide effort where

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Xanax and opioids prove lethal mix as deaths soar: ‘It’s a prescription drug, people can rationalize it’ – Chicago Tribune

Posted by - February 16, 2018

This post was originally published on this site Chicago Tribune Xanax and opioids prove lethal mix as deaths soar: ‘It’s a prescription drug, people can rationalize it’Chicago TribuneThat makes them a valuable medication for people who have anxiety or sleep disorders, but the drugs come with a potentially dangerous side effect: They can inhibit breathing.

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