Despite naloxone recommendations for people who take high-dose opioids, or who have a history of opioid problems, study finds those at risk aren’t getting the overdose rescue drug.
1 in 9 publicly insured and 1 in 11 privately insured children received low-value care in 2014, researchers find.
Diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders associated with three times higher odds of overdose.
A new study suggests an opportunity to safely reduce opioid prescriptions to children after tonsil removal surgery.
A new study finds too-long prescriptions in 2/3 of pneumonia patients at 43 Michigan hospitals, most written as part of the discharge process, suggesting an opportunity to intervene
As health care providers push to reduce low-value care, they should put more emphasis on assessing unintended consequences, listening to patients and providers, and measuring outcomes, a U-M-led review finds.