Tag Archives: opioid

Pennsylvania Opioid Cases Are Homeless While Trial Lawyers Take Shots At Each Other

The Delaware County Court of Common Pleas, where, against the wishes of some counties, opioid lawsuits around Pennsylvania were consolidated.Getty It was supposed to make things simpler. But a Pennsylvania judge’s attempt to consolidate opioid lawsuits in his court has resulted in a sprawling litigation that has plaintiffs lawyers elbowing their way in, elbowing their way… Read More »

Innovation Amidst the Crisis: Health IT and the Opioid Abuse Epidemic | Part 3 – Clinical Decision Support

By COLIN KONSCHAK, FACHE and DAVE LEVIN, MD Dave Levin Colin Konschak The opioid crisis in the United States is having a devastating impact on individuals, their families, and the health care industry. This multi-part series will focus on the role technology can play in addressing this crisis. Part one of the series proposed a… Read More »

Viewpoints: Health Care Providers Are Falling Behind When It Comes To Helping Climate Change Migrants; Focus On A Real Emergency Like The Opioid Epidemic

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. Stat: We Are Caring For A New Type Of Patient: The Climate Migrant  As part of the Migrant Clinicians Network, my colleagues and I have treated many kinds of migrant over more than two decades: a farm worker who needs prenatal care who must travel… Read More »