View Full Version : Health Records Company Pushed Opiods To Doctors In Secret Deal With Drugmaker

02-27-20, 06:54 AM
Emma Court
January 30 2020

To doctors opening patientsí electronic records across the U.S., the alert would have looked innocuous enough.
A pop-up would appear, asking about a patientís level of pain. Then, a drop-down menu would list treatments ranging from a referral to a pain specialist to a prescription for an opioid painkiller.
Click a button, and the program would create a treatment plan. From 2016 to spring 2019, the alert went off about 230 million times.

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