Posted in Operation Starburst Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Robert D. Jr. Rose and the fourteen civilians suing our government over barbaric practices!

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Citizens sue government over Veterans Administration opiate regulations.

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Chronic-pain patients suffer as agencies try to regulate addiction

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The vast majority of people who use prescription opioids never become addicted; they use their medication as prescribed. It facilitates their lives, and if it’s discontinued they will lose quality of life.

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Posted in How Overdose Data is Collected Pain Management Education for Patients

How Prescription Opiate Overdose Data is Collected– Part 2

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Share the News106  1     107SharesBy R Carter The CDC’s methods and methodologies are increasingly under fire with regards to it’s reporting on opiate overdose deaths and prescribing…

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Posted in How Overdose Data is Collected Pain Management Education for Patients

How Prescription Opiate Overdose Data is Collected– Part 1

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Updated August 2019 – Despite expanded efforts which include investigating more overdose deaths and using toxicology to identify specific substances, the best method for identifying the contribution of prescription opioids to overdose deaths, i.e. cross referencing them with Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Data, is not used by the CDC when reporting on the opioid crisis.

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Posted in Ohio Guidelines and Regulation

Ohio State Medical Board Threatens Physicians

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Share the News3  1     4SharesSMBO fines can be stiff and the state has wide latitude in determining how to apply these fines to practicing physicians. History has…

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SMBO Physician Fine Schedule

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Share the News3  1     4SharesBy R Carter Seems like I often talk to other patients who believe their prescribers are willfully complacent or in agreement with and…

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Posted in Ohio Guidelines and Regulation Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

State Medical Board Votes to Suspend License of Ohio Physician

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A suspension action does not require a hearing and can be expedited in the interest of public safety with the evidence at hand.

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Posted in Ohio Guidelines and Regulation Pain Management Education for Patients

Ohio State Medical Board Adopts New Rule for Chronic and Subacute Opioid Prescriptions Effective 12/23/18

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State Medical Board of Ohio clarifies and details physician prescribing guideline on opiates for chronic pain.

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Posted in Pain Management Education for Patients Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Eliminating Opiates in Chronic Pain as a Means of Generating Procedural Revenues

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Share the News4  5     9SharesMontana has become a wasteland for pain management By Mark Ibsen, MD Why would we be sycophants for the Attorney General, who misrepresents…

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Posted in Pain Management Education for Patients Who are the bad actors? Government, Healthcare or Patients?

Increased Levels of Bureaucracy Breeds Failures in Accessing Healthcare Services

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Share the News4  1     5SharesThe California Medical Association is working to get legislation introduced — perhaps as early as this week — that will alleviate a problem…

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