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E-prescribing Not Only Reduces Opioid Abuse; It Also Saves Money

Jan 3, 2018 12:29:23 PM / by Gule Shiekh, COO & Co-Founder posted in opiod abuse, e-prescribing, electronic prescribing, PDMP, prescription drug monitoring program

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An estimated 80 percent of abused controlled substances are obtained by prescription and legally dispensed to the abuser, an abuser’s friend or a family member. In many cases, opioids are obtained through so-called “doctor shopping” — seeing multiple doctors and obtaining a prescription from each.

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