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Advancing Evidence-Based Opioid Treatment

The is no shortage of discussion surrounding the national crisis known as the opioid epidemic. Unprecedented rates of opioid use disorder and the burden it places on limited industry resources have stakeholders clamoring for solutions that will improve prescribing practices… Read more

Opioid Prescribing Rates Drop in Wake of CDC Guidelines

Release of guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in March 2016 coincided with a sharp sustained monthly decline in opioid prescriptions, according to an analysis of prescribing practices published earlier this year in the Annals of… Read more

Telemedicine Trends in the ER: Innovative Applications

Emergency Department (ED) traffic continues to be a thorn in the side of healthcare organizations that are under immense pressure from payer organizations to reduce utilization rates and wait times. In 2017, the top five hospitals in terms of ED… Read more

New Approaches to Reducing Sepsis Mortality and Morbidity

When it comes to reducing sepsis deaths, the key is rapid diagnosis and treatment. Numerous studies have established a link between delays in the administration of antibiotics and the odds of death. One study, in the Journal of Intensive Care… Read more

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