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 •  December 8

When federal legislators asked the medical community for solutions to the opioid crisis, the AAFP referred them to an Academy position paper that explains how use of PDMPs could help increase patient safety and reduce opioid misuse or diversion. Now the VA Prescription Data Accountability Act(www.congress.gov) requires Veterans Health...

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 •  April 7

This week, the AAFP threw its weight behind efforts to push back against drug price increases by joining the Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing(www.csrxp.org) (CSRxP). The campaign is a nonpartisan coalition of organizations -- including nonprofit medical associations, insurers and hospitals -- that seeks to strike a balance between innovation and...

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 •  February 5

The database, part of the FDA's official website, was launched a few months ago by the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. The agency now is leading a push to ensure physicians and other health care professionals, health IT vendors and consumers understand they can get to critical safety data that could impact patients' health much more...