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Antidepressant prescriptions have reached 70 million in England

Antidepressant prescriptions are going upColin Hawkins / Alamy Stock Photo By New Scientist Staff and Press Association The number of antidepressant prescriptions dispensed in England exceeded 70 million last year, according to data published by NHS Digital. This is almost double the number dispensed a decade ago in 2008. It is also a rise from 67.5… Read More »

Beyond Prescriptions: How Organizations Are Tackling All Aspects of Opioid Abuse

Ed Kopetsky, CIO, Stanford Children’s Health/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital The timing couldn’t have been better. As leaders from the provider, vendor, and policy communities gathered in Washington, D.C. for the CHIME Advocacy Summit, a bill aimed at curbing opioid abuse was passed (quite overwhelmingly) by Senate. The legislation, which now goes to the White House,… Read More »