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HHS Issues a Part 2 Proposed Rule to Better Facilitate Care for SUDs

It has been a major focus for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to combat the opioid epidemic while still ensuring that the confidentiality of patient records is maintained. HHS is proposing to revise the federal...

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Opioid Epidemic in the News â€" Pain Clinic Doctors Guilty of Conspiracy

According the World Drug Report, from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), it is estimated that in 2018 the prescription drug abuse of opioids will reach new record highs! Just this past August, the married co-owners of a pain...

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Thoughts on the AAOE 50th Anniversary Conference

After arriving back to my office from attending a conference planning meeting with the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives’ (AAOE), at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville. As a member of the Industry Relations Board (IRB),...

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Prescription Templates Stolen In Latest Wake of Opioid Crisis in America

A valid prescription for a controlled substance must be issued for a legitimate medical purpose by a registered practitioner acting in the usual course of sound professional practice. The prescription must be written in ink or indelible pencil or...

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