Globally, opioid analgesics have been widely used as mainstay medicaments for the treatment of moderate to severe pain. Continue Reading →
New York City Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services (CHS) hails a new partnership that is allowing patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment in the City’s jail system from Harlem to the Hudson.
During the height of the opioid epidemic, over a period of less than two years, doctors accepted nearly 435,000 payments from Big Pharma, according to a new study that found an association between the payments and higher opioid deaths. Continue Reading →
As part of , the Health Department announced the expansion of the Buprenorphine Nurse Care Manager Initiative, which provides buprenorphine treatment in health centers that serve people who are often uninsured or underinsured. Continue Reading →