Tag Archives: Opioid

How analytics can spot data relationships indicating opioid misuse

Big data and analytics can help the nation’s healthcare system fight the opioid epidemic by identifying relationships that are indicative of abuse or misuse, says Rick Grape, director of market planning at LexisNexis, a research and risk management firm serving multiple industries, including healthcare. But it will take cooperation from several healthcare sectors including providers,… Read More »

Viewpoints: Dangers About New Opioid For Soldiers Extremely Overplayed; Make It Easy, Inexpensive To Buy Naloxone

Opinion writers weigh in on these and other health topics. The Wall Street Journal: The FDA Was Wise To Approve A New Opioid The Food and Drug Administration last week approved Dsuvia, a powerful new opioid. The typical scenario for use is in wounded soldiers being transported off the battlefield who lack intravenous access for… Read More »