Bryan OhPain medication can help back pain patients on the road to recovery, but spine surgeons and specialists across the country are now faced with several challenges to ensure patients adhere to their regimen without abusing their prescription or diverting the pills somewhere else.

Published in Spine
Johns Hopkins researchers published an article, which said medical professionals need to rethink opioid prescribing to protect patients and overall public health, according to Health Canal.
Published in Pain Management
A new study published in The Journal of Pain examined the prevalence of opioid prescription around the country and found areas with high rates could indicate over prescribing while low rate areas may mean under treatment.
Published in Pain Management
A year-long study published in the American Journal of Managed Care showed that chronic opioid users place a significant economic burden on the healthcare system.
Published in Pain Management
Thursday, 11 October 2012 08:27

Ameritox Names Scott Walton CEO

Ameritox appointed A. Scott Walton as its new CEO in September.
Published in Pain Management
Prescription drug abuse is decreasing in the United States, according to a new report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Published in Pain Management
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 08:24

Ameritox Now Detects Oxymorphone Misuse

Ameritox now offers test enhancements to detect misuse and abuse of oxymorphone, or Opana.
Published in Pain Management
Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., has launched efforts to curb prescription drug abuse, according to a report from the Quincy Journal.
Published in Pain Management
The American Academy of Pain Medicine has announced its support for the Food and Drug Administration's issuance of the Risk Evaluation Mitigation Strategy for opioids.
Published in Pain Management
The American Pain Society announced its support for the CDC's call to better manage prescription drug abuse while maintaining treatment for those who need it, according to an APS news release.
Published in Pain Management
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