The program asks individuals living with pain and providers to design the ideal experience in the exam room that would foster dialogue about prescription drug abuse, deterrent technology and the effect of pain.
The website includes sections about the importance of preventing abuse of prescription drugs and outlines the Food and Drug Administrations guidelines on abuse-deterrent labeling.
Quell utilizes NeuroMetrix's proprietary non-invasive neurostimulation technology to provide relief from chronic pain, such as due to diabetes, sciatica, fibromyalgia and degenerative knee conditions.
The average lost time worker's compensation claim for workers using opioid painkillers can total as much as $117,000 — 900% higher than the cost for workers who do not take opioid painkillers, the National Safety Council says.
Illinois may be about to place a lock down on all prescribed hydrocodone painkillers.
The Florida Board of Pharmacy on Tuesday held a public hearing in an effort to help those patients gain access to medically necessary pain medications.
Pharmacy Quality Alliance has endorsed three new performance measures to assess the use of opioids.
Surescripts processed two-thirds of all new prescriptions in 2014, according to its annual report released Tuesday.
The Arthritis Foundation on Monday realigned its strategic focus to better aligned with consumer advocacy.