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More Americans are dying from drug overdoses than ever before, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were an estimated 100,306 fatal overdoses over the 12 months through April 2021 — the most ever reported in a 12-month period and double the annual number of car accidents and firearm deaths combined. The […]

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WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- This fall, the Abdominal Core Health Quality Collaborative (ACHQC) Opioid Reduction Task Force, headed by Dr. Michael Reinhorn, published its first manuscript related to the work that the task force has been doing for years trying to reduce opioid prescribing habits by hernia surgeons. The ACHQC was formed to have dedicated hernia surgeons work together to implement quality improvement projects related to hernia surgery. Thanks to the leadership of the ACHQC, Dr. Reinhorn was tasked with creating and leading the Opioid Reduction Task Force with the goal of improving postoperative pain management while decreasing patient opioid use.

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BOSTON, Oct. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bamboo Health, formerly Appriss Health and PatientPing, a healthcare technology solutions company focused on fostering care collaboration and providing information and actionable insights across the entire continuum of care, has announced that a newly published peer-reviewed study concludes the company's NarxCare solution is effective as an "initial universal prescription opioid-risk screener."

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Anodyne Pain & Wellness Solutions announced today that it will open 10 non-opioid, non-surgical, acute and chronic pain treatment clinics in Massachusetts and New Hampshire in 2022. The first of its kind to bring physical medicine, traditional medicine, functional medicine, and regenerative medicine under one roof, Anodyne Pain & Wellness Solutions provides patients with full spectrum pain management while avoiding opioids and surgical procedures.