California, Florida, Texas Among States Requiring Doctors to Consult Database Before Prescribing Painkillers

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In the fight against opioid addiction, eight new states will now require prescribers to review patients’ history of drug use in their state’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) before prescribing addictive painkillers.

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Data & Disease: How Smart EMR Systems Improve Patient Outcomes

Big Data is transforming every aspect of the modern world, and healthcare is no exception. From health records to test results to payment and insurance information, treatment centers and  clinics collect a deluge of data on each patient. This data gives them the potential to serve those patients efficiently and effectively, but only if they are able to interpret it. By adopting smart EMR systems, healthcare providers can more effectively gather and analyze data, leading to better outcomes for everyone involved.

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