Why Medicine Quality May Have Been Impacted During the Pandemic

USP CEO: Why Medicine Quality May Have Been Impacted During the Pandemic “9 out of 10 physicians feel their trust in the ability of the US supply chain to deliver safe, quality medicines has eroded.” At the end, he mentioned supply chain issues. He mentions that if medications are just sitting on a pallet in […]

Did anyone notice this with the revised CDC opiate dosing guidelines ?

CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids–United States, 2022 The update process uses multiple key sources of input. The 2016 Guideline was developed using the best available scientific evidence and followed a rigorous scientific process. The update to the Guideline is following a similar process and includes several opportunities for community and partner engagement. CDC […]

health ‘Somebody is gonna die’: Medi-Cal patients struggle to fill prescriptions

health ‘Somebody is gonna die’: Medi-Cal patients struggle to fill prescriptions https://insurancenewsnet.com/oarticle/healthsomebody-is-gonna-die-medi-cal-patients-struggle-to-fill-prescriptions SACRAMENTO >> A month into its debut, California’s new Medicaid prescription drug program is riddled with problems, leaving thousands of patients without medications — often after languishing on hold for up to eight hours on call center phone lines. On Jan. 1, the […]

Rite Aid District Manager: gets involved when Pharmacist is playing games with a pt’s C-II Rx

I am writing to you because I found your website and you had very good information on there, plus your email. You sound like an awesome advocate for someone like me. I have attached the email that I am sending to RiteAid leadership, so that you can see the issue. I am writing regarding an […]

Proposed 2022 CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids -comment period ends 04/11/2022 – SMOKE & MIRRORS

This voluntary clinical practice guideline provides recommendations and does not require mandatory compliance; and the clinical practice guideline is intended to be flexible so as to support, not supplant, clinical judgment and individualized, patient-centered decision-making. https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/02/10/2022-02802/proposed-2022-cdc-clinical-practice-guideline-for-prescribing-opioids https://www.cdc.gov/opioids/guideline-update/index.html The update process uses multiple key sources of input. The 2016 Guideline was developed using the best available […]

TikTok shares more of your data than any other app, and a study says it’s not clear where it goes

TikTok shares more of your data than any other app, and a study says it’s not clear where it goes  TikTok mostly makes untrackable third-party connections https://www.foxbusiness.com/technology/tiktok-personal-data-study A recent study found that YouTube and TikTok collect more personal data than any other social media apps, but how TikTok uses that data remains a complete mystery. […]

CVS Manager: allegedly said that if Nurse Practitioner did not change her (religious) beliefs she would be fired

Fired Nurse Practitioner Charges CVS Pharmacy with Religious Discrimination https://www.ncregister.com/cna/fired-nurse-practitioner-charges-cvs-pharmacy-with-religious-discrimination Backers of abortion and contraception access have sought to limit or eliminate religious freedom protections for individuals and institutions that object to abortion, to contraceptives, or both. A Christian nurse practitioner formerly employed at a CVS Pharmacy in Texas has filed a discrimination complaint, saying […]

figures never lie and liars always figure

there is a old saying, that figures never lie and liars always figure…  these charts are plotting the same numbers on opiate/illegal drugs OD’s. Except the first graphic, appears to be created by someone/entity that wants more restrictions on Rx opiates – just look at the insert box on the right of the graphic  – […]

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) journal: Exparel is not an effective analgesic

Judge Tosses Drug Company’s Libel Lawsuit Against Medical Society — “Pharmaceutical companies are not free to intimidate the scientific process,” says ASA President https://www.medpagetoday.com/special-reports/exclusives/97077 A federal court in New Jersey has dismissed a pharmaceutical company’s lawsuit against a medical society, its flagship journal editor, and contributing authors that claimed articles it published were libelous and […]

nationally-recognized journalist looking to speak with Oregon pain pts who experienced harm due to forced tapering of their opioid pain medication.

Help us help you!– National reporter seeking Oregon Medicaid Patients with Back/Neck Pain Who Were Harmed by Forced Tapering from 2015 – Present. We, the founders of the Oregon Pain Action Group, are assisting a nationally-recognized journalist who has covered our issues and is hoping to speak with individuals who experienced harm due to forced […]

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