Dec 28, 2016, 19:24 PM
PA PDMP Querying Requirements for Prescribers
Here's a quick overview of Pennsylvania's PDMP querying requirements for prescribers, including several exceptions to those requirements.
Nov 10, 2016, 18:44 PM
PAMED and Pa. Stakeholders Develop Collaborative Universal Patient Transfer Forms
A group of Pennsylvania stakeholders, including PAMED, has developed guidelines to improve communication during patient transfers as a way to minimize opportunities for inaccurate or incomplete info.
Sep 19, 2016, 19:27 PM
Physicians Must Lead in Addressing the State’s Opioid Abuse Crisis
Dr. John Gallagher, chair of PAMED's Opioid Advisory Task Force, explains why physicians need to take the lead in addressing Pennsylvania's opioid crisis.
Jul 28, 2016, 18:34 PM
In Pennsylvania’s Fight Against Opioid Abuse, Drug Monitoring Database Could Be a Game-Changer
Many physicians are anxiously awaiting the launch of Pennsylvania's new prescription drug monitoring system. Joseph Teel, MD, explains how not having access to such a database has changed his prescribing habits.
May 18, 2016, 18:37 PM
What Is the ‘Warm Hand-Off’ and How Can It Help Pennsylvania’s Opioid Abuse Crisis?
Guest blogger Kristen Sandel, MD, explains what the warm hand-off is and how her hospital is using it to help patients with opioid addictions.