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Overprescribing Is a Key Component of the Opioid Crisis — Here’s How to Stop It

By DAVE CHASE  Today’s opioid crisis is one of the most dire side effects driven by our dysfunctional U.S. healthcare system. A recent JAMA Surgery report found that many surgeons prescribe four times more opioids than their patients use. This opens the door for misuse and abuse later on. In fact, the total combined cost… Read More »

How to engage everyone to stop security gaffes in your organization

Those working in the healthcare industry know that “universal precautions” refers to a set of protocols aimed at preventing infectious disease outbreaks in hospitals. And we know that they are everyone’s responsibility, from nurses to physicians to surgeons to the leadership team, every person must do his or her part to either implement or adhere… Read More »