Prescription Drug Monitoring

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3/30/2022 Clinical Pharmacist Specialist - Pain Mgt, Opioid Safety & Prescription Drug Monitoring | Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration rxtimes.com Pharmacy Internal Number: 645748200 The facility Pain Management, Opioid Safety, and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PMOP) Coordinator will support facility Pain POC/Clinical Leads in the coordination of pain management, opioid safety, and prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) related initiatives and implementation of VHA and the Joint Commission standards. The PMOP Coordinators will work in close collaboration with the VISN PMOP Coordinator, Facility Pain POC/Clinical Lead, Facility Primary Care ...
3/30/2022 Changes in opioid or nonopioid pain treatments not attributable to state opioid prescribing laws Physicians Weekly ... of laws designed to reduce opioid prescribing, including cap laws that limit the dose or duration of opioid prescriptions, pill mill laws that prevent rogue clinics from issuing opioids without medical indication, and mandatory prescription drug monitoring programs that require prescribers to check the program before prescribing an opioid. However, there is a gap in knowledge as to whether state opioid prescribing laws have influenced opioid prescribing patterns. This study ...
3/29/2022 Assessment of Postoperative Opioid Prescriptions Before and After Implementation of a Mandatory Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Wordpress.com bit.ly/3INOWzhImportance Legislation mandating consultation with a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) was implemented in California on October 2, 2018. This mandate requires PDMP consultation before prescribing a controlled substance and integrates electronic health record (EHR)-based alerts; prescribers are exempt from the mandate if they prescribe no more than a 5-day postoperative opioid supply. Although previous studies have examined the consequences of mandated PDMP consultation, few have ...
3/29/2022 Assessment of Postoperative Opioid Prescriptions Before and After Implementation of a Mandatory Prescription Drug Monitoring Program rand.org Assessment of Postoperative Opioid Prescriptions Before and After Implementation of a Mandatory Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramPublished in: JAMA Health Forum, Volume 2, No. 10 (October 2021). doi: 10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.2924Posted on RAND.org on March 29, 2022Read More[Access further information on this document at JAMA Health Forum]This article was published outside of RAND. The full text of the article can be found at the link above ...
3/21/2022 Impact of Floridas prescription drug monitoring program on drug- related fatal vehicle crashes: a difference-in-differences approach BMJ ... been struck by high opioid misuse and overdose rates, and has concurrently suffered major threats to traffic disruptions safety caused by driving under the influence of drugs. To prevent prescription opioid misuse in Florida, Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) were implemented in September 2011. Objective To examine the impact of Florida’s implementation of a mandatory PDMP on drug-related MVCs occurring on public roads. Methods We employed a difference ...
3/15/2022 State Laws Linked to Very Small Changes in Opioid Prescribing Physicians Weekly ... of Internal Medicine.Emma E. McGinty, Ph.D., from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, and colleagues examined the association between state opioid prescribing cap laws, pill mill laws, and mandatory prescription drug monitoring program query or enrollment laws and trends in opioid and nonopioid pain treatment. Data were included for 7,694,514 commercially insured adults aged 18 years or older from 13 treatment states.The researchers found ...
2/21/2022 Predicting persistent opioid use after surgery using electronic health record and patient-reported data. Physicians Weekly ... an academic medical center between 2015 and 2018. Persistent opioid use was defined as filling opioid prescriptions in postdischarge days 4 to 90 and 91 to 180. Predictors included electronic health record data, state prescription drug monitoring data, and patient-reported measures. Three models were developed: a full, a restricted, and a minimal model using a derivation and validation cohort.Of 24,040 patients, 4,879 (20%) experienced persistent opioid use. In ...
2/3/2022 Do prescription drug monitoring programs hurt more than they help? kevinmd.com ... efficient while training providers on implementing electronic health records. I stared at the computer screen and the physician was hard at work. She was ordering a controlled substance for a patient. She reviewed the prescription drug monitoring program database (PDMP) as required by law. The patient had high overdose risk scores.We both paused. Was the patient drug shopping? The physician overrode the warning and prescribed the medication. She exclaimed ...
9/22/2021 AMA: Opioid Prescribing Plummets, But ODs and Deaths Still on the Rise Physicians Weekly ... by 44.4%—however, drug-related overdoses and death are still on the rise, according to a report from the American Medical Association (AMA). The report found that physicians have greatly increased the use of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs), electronic databases that track controlled substance prescriptions and help identify patients who may be getting multiple prescriptions from different prescribers. According to the AMA, physicians used PDMPs 750 million times in ...
8/19/2021 Association of prescription drug monitoring program laws with bedridden and missed work days wiley.com Abstract ObjectiveTo examine the relationship between optional and must-use prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) and markers of disability. Data SourcesNationwide data from the National Health Interview Survey for 2006–2015. Study DesignGeneralized difference-in-difference models with state-specific time trends were used to assess the relationship between PDMPs and two outcomes: missed days of work and bedridden days. Data Collection/Extraction MethodsAll respondents above ...
8/3/2021 Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: Effects on Opioid Prescribing and Drug Overdose Mortality - News Break newsbreak.com ... constitutionality of patient prescription monitoring upheld, states were able to pursue data collection on prescribing history more thoroughly. Empowered by this ruling, many more states began to operate some form of a PDMP.Since Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs fail to achieve their ultimate goal of reducing opioid overdoses, their funding should be re-appropriated to more effective mechanisms to reduce addiction and overdose rates, such as providing access to prescription ...
8/3/2021 Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: Effects on Opioid Prescribing and Drug Overdose Mortality acsh.org By Josh Bloom — August 3, 2021Writing for the Reason Foundation, Jacob James Rich and Robert Capodilupo tell us what we already know – that Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) may have had a purpose when first initiated but that time has passed. Now the programs, which are intrusive and possibly a HIPAA violation, serve only to drive up black-market drug use. DEATH RATES FROM LICIT AND ILLICIT ...
8/1/2021 Wolf wants lawmakers to extend opioid emergency declaration Philly Tribune ... declaration for up to 90 days and extend them without limit, and a two-thirds majority vote by lawmakers was required to end such declarations. The opioid disaster declaration widened access to the state's prescription drug monitoring program and made it easier for medical professionals to get people into drug treatment more quickly. The governor said his administration and lawmakers had worked together on the monitoring program overhaul and on ...
8/1/2021 Wolf wants lawmakers to extend opioid emergency declaration Philly Tribune ... declaration for up to 90 days and extend them without limit, and a two-thirds majority vote by lawmakers was required to end such declarations. The opioid disaster declaration widened access to the state's prescription drug monitoring program and made it easier for medical professionals to get people into drug treatment more quickly. The governor said his administration and lawmakers had worked together on the monitoring program overhaul and on ...
7/29/2021 Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs: Effects on Opioid Prescribing and Drug Overdose Mortality reason.org The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 70,630 drug overdose deaths for 2019 in the United States, 70.5 percent of which were opioid-related. Amid unprecedented drug-related mortality across the entire United States, Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) are the most popular interventions states enact to address opioid addiction and overdoses. Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs allow health officials and law enforcement to review the prescribing histories among doctors ...
7/27/2021 More Evidence That Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Might Increase Overdose Deaths blogspot.com By Jeffrey A. Singer Cato . "At a Cato Institute [policy forum] in October 2019, Columbia University public health researcher David Fink presented data showing that Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs), designed to surveil opioid prescribing by health care practitioners to their patients in pain, have no appreciable effect on the fatal or non‚Äêfatal opioid overdose rate, but may have the unintended consequence of increasing overdoses from heroin. I have ...
7/27/2021 As Holdout Missouri Joins Nation in Monitoring Opioid Prescriptions, Experts Worry Physicians Weekly Kathi Arbini said she felt elated when Missouri finally caught up to the other 49 states and approved a statewide prescription drug monitoring program this June in an attempt to curb opioid addiction. The hairstylist turned activist estimated she made 75 two-hour trips in the past decade from her home in Fenton, a St. Louis suburb, to the state capital, Jefferson City, to convince Republican lawmakers that monitoring how ...
7/23/2021 Holdout Missouri Joins Nation in Monitoring Opioid Prescriptions U.S. News & World Report Kathi Arbini of Fenton, Mo., holds a photo of her son, Kevin Mullane, who died of a heroin overdose in 2009 at age 21. Arbini said she was elated to have Missouri finally agree to create a statewide prescription drug monitoring program, for which she had been advocating since 2011. (Sebastián Martínez Valdivia/KBIA)By Eric BergerKathi Arbini said she felt elated when Missouri finally caught up ...
7/20/2021 Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Mandates and Opioids Dispensed Following ED Visits for Patients With Sickle Cell Disease or Cancer With Bone Metastasis jamanetwork.com Estimated mean probabilities of opioid dispensing following an emergency department (ED) encounter by patients with sickle cell disease or cancer with bone metastasis, conditional on exposure to no prescription drug monitoring program mandate, noncomprehensive, or comprehensive mandates, based on a difference-in-differences analysis including 18 345 ED encounters by 6239 patients with SCD and 26 427 ED encounters by 14 389 patients with cancer with bone metastasis in 2011-2017 ...
7/17/2021 Design and Evaluation of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program for Chinese Patent Medicine based on Knowledge Graph hindawi.com Innovative Methods and Technologies for Efficacy Evaluation of Traditional Medicine [View this Special Issue] Research Article Open Access Wangping Xiong, Jun Cao, Xian Zhou, Jianqiang Du, Bin Nie, Zhijun Zeng, Tianci Li, "Design and Evaluation of a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program for Chinese Patent Medicine based on Knowledge Graph", Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 9970063, 8 pages, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1155/2021/9970063 Design and Evaluation of a Prescription Drug Monitoring ...