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The Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic: Risks and Responsibilities for U.S. Hospitals

The prescription drug addiction crisis is impacting virtually every community and hospital in the United States. And it's hitting hospital workers directly, with on average of one in ten hospital employees abusing prescription drugs. In this white paper, recognized national pharmacy leaders Marvin Finnefrock, PharmD, and Sherry A. Umhoefer, MBA, RPh, define the crisis with data and case studies, identify the risk factors facing hospital leadership, and offer a multi-step roadmap to help hospital leadership manage the risks. Comprehensive Pharmacy Services can help health system pharmacies reduce their drug spend and curb their healthcare costs.

Download the white paper here.

Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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