Posted in How Overdose Data is Collected Pill Data Reports

Average State Population per Opioid Script Written 2012

Aggregated DEA pill data is reported as a ratio of state population to average monthly scripts at selected dosage amounts.

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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

The California Medical Association is working to get legislation introduced — perhaps as early as this week — that will alleviate a problem with prescription forms that has pharmacists across the state rejecting patients who bring doctors’ orders for pain medications. Many doctors say the problems began Jan. 2 after…

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