Tag Archives: controlled

Automated Software Application Improves Perioperative Controlled Substance Management

Posted on 01/30/20 by Allied Anesthesia

As healthcare professionals, we are under increasing scrutiny of medication handling, particularly in light of the opioid epidemic in the United States. In response, many hospitals and providers are undergoing efforts to make changes to their protocol, decrease errors in management and implement increased accountability mechanisms in order to decrease the risk of controlled substance […]

Take Back Your Drugs on April 27

Posted on 04/11/19 by Allied Anesthesia

In 2017, at least 6 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health. Many of these prescription drugs were taken from the medicine cabinets of friends and family members. If you’ve ever had a pain medicine prescription following a procedure, you may not have ended up using […]