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Although findings are mixed, prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) have been linked to changes in prescribing behaviors, decreased admissions for substance abuse treatment, and reduced patient access to monitored drugs through multiple healthcare providers. Promising new features, such as the potential to review real-time data, have made PDMPs more powerful and easier to use. In this Telligen webinar recorded in September 2018, Dan Buffington, PharmD, MBA, untangles the intricacies of the programs and the differences between state PDMPs.


psssst…Don’t Forget! If you liked that content, you’ll love this! Listen on-the-go to the Speaking Out on Pain Management Podcast.

Dive into the world of chronic pain management and explore alternative treatments for chronic pain with the Speaking Out on Pain Management Podcast. Each episode offers a fresh perspective from doctors, nurses, counselors and everyday pain-sufferers on the front lines of treating and living with chronic pain. New episodes available on the second Wednesday of each month until December. Produced by Telligen, the Quality Innovation Network for Colorado, Illinois and Iowa.

Episode 1: Pain Contracts
Episode 2: Non-Opioid Approaches to Pain Management