Tag: Controlled substances

Innovation, Research

Real risks associated with cannabis exposure during pregnancy

January 17, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The study, published today in Scientific Reports, uses a rat model and human placental cells to show that maternal exposure to THC during pregnancy has a measurable impact on both the development of the organs of the fetus and the […]


Trump signs tech-boosting opioid legislation into law

October 25, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

President Trump on Wednesday signed into law opioid legislation that expands use of telehealth and aims to improve prescription drug monitoring programs. The Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment (SUPPORT) for Patients and Communities Act boosts several […]


Senate bill calls for data, technology to combat opioid crisis

April 18, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Leaders of the Senate health committee on Tuesday introduced bipartisan legislation designed to help combat the nationwide opioid epidemic through the increased collection, analysis and sharing of data to track controlled substance prescribing and the effects of drug abuse. The […]


CHIME offers guidance on using tech to fight opioid epidemic

February 21, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

As the Senate Finance Committee examines new policies to improve access to care and the quality of treatment by addressing root causes that lead to substance abuse, healthcare chief information officers are giving committee leaders Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Ron […]