Healthcare news you can use v.1

Healthcare news you can use v.1

CVS debuts program for diabetic meds with no out of pocket …Drug shortages decline, but many issues still unresolved…ONC releases updated Health IT Playbook to address clinician burnout…As primary care visits drop, worries about preventive care, care mgmt…

Opioid epidemic ’20: Crisis update, and steps for providers

Opioid epidemic ’20: Crisis update, and steps for providers

Most of us are acutely aware of our country’s ongoing opioid epidemic. We read or hear about it — and providers deal with it — virtually every day.
No wonder. Overdose deaths continue to reach new all-time highs (no pun intended), with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) now reporting that 130 Americans are dying each day due to opioid overdoses, many involving prescriptions.