The Pew Charitable Trusts has proposed several ideas to address substance use disorders by focusing on developing and supporting policies such as the proposed rule to increase the patient limit for qualifying physicians to treat opioid use disorders.
The 57-year-old music icon officially became the most high-profile victim of the nation's opioid epidemic.
There may be an inexpensive way to reduce the risky use of pain medications by people at high risk of overdosing: using trained therapists in the emergency department to provide motivational interviews.
The poll found most Americans remain unaware of federal parity laws on access to mental health care, 2 years into the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
The intravenous acetaminophen Ofirmev has been shown to decrease hospital length of stay, opioid-related complications, and overall costs compared with traditional opioid analgesics.

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