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Common Sense Solution to Opioid Abuse Is Being Ignored

May 13, 2016

Writing in Town Hall, a common sense solution to opioid abuse is being ignored according to NCPA Senior Fellow Devon Herrick.  Electronic prescribing of controlled substances would allow for better tracking of opioid prescriptions and identify those exhibiting drug-seeking behavior.

http://townhall.com/columnists/devonherrick/2016/05/12/common-sense-solution-to-opioid-abuse-is-being-ignored-n2162022

This was also the subject of a Health Alert on the NCPA Health Policy Blog.

http://healthblog.ncpa.org/common-sense-solution-to-opioid-abuse-is-being-ignore/

 

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