Navigation Links
Ameritox Joins with Progressive Medical in Urine Drug Monitoring Network to Help Improve Care of Injured Workers
Date:5/23/2013

BALTIMORE, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameritox, the nation's leader in pain medication monitoring, has been selected by Progressive Medical, Inc. to become part of its Urine Drug Monitoring (UDM) network to help clients manage pharmacy costs and improve the clinical outcomes for injured workers.

Progressive Medical, a leading pharmacy benefit manager in the workers' compensation industry, has used UDM in its overall medication compliance and pain management strategy for several years. By establishing a comprehensive UDM provider network, the company believes it will gain greater insights into prescription medication use and help its clients achieve better control of the cost of screenings and receive consistent reporting of results.

A key advantage to Progressive Medical's program is its ability to identify claimants who may benefit from drug monitoring and if warranted, integrate them into the most appropriate clinical intervention program to achieve the best possible outcome.  

"Urine drug monitoring is an invaluable tool to assist the physician in determining whether injured workers are taking their medications or not, which is important from a compliance and safety standpoint," said Tron Emptage, chief clinical officer of Progressive Medical. "Our Urine Drug Monitoring Program is designed to provide our clients with standardized, easy-to-understand reports that contain actionable clinical recommendations to help get their injured workers back on the road to recovery, help manage overall claim costs and keep the claim on track."  

Ameritox, which helped pioneer pain medication monitoring,  published a study in 2011 called "Healthcare Costs and Nonadherence Among Chronic Opioid Users" that concluded that patients being treated for chronic pain with opioid therapy generated much higher healthcare costs than patients not being treated with prescription painkillers.

"Conducting med
'/>"/>

SOURCE Ameritox
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Ameritox Leadership Supports Lawmakers, Pain Practitioners and Patients Confronting Crisis in Pain Medication Abuse
2. Ameritox and Wake Forest University Form Research Partnership
3. Ameritox Appoints New CEO, Scott Walton
4. Bath Salts: With Dangerous Drug Use on the Rise, Ameritox Launches Critical New Test to Help Detect Designer Drug
5. Millennium Laboratories Wins Lawsuit: Ameritox Advertisements Regarding Rx Guardian and Rx Guardian CD Contain Literally False Statements
6. Ameritox Announces Educational Resources to Help Physicians Navigate Complex Compliance Issues
7. Ameritox Files Amended Complaint Against Millennium Laboratories For Injunctive Relief, Declaratory Relief and Damages
8. Life Science Industry Veteran Stephane Bancel Joins Flagship Ventures
9. Astellas Joins the National Pharmaceutical Council
10. Andrew Love Joins The Female Health Company Board of Directors
11. Canadas Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Joins Elekta and Philips Research Consortium on MRI-Guided Radiation Therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2015)... Aug. 31, 2015 Pepperl+Fuchs, a world ... MACTek Corporation, a leading provider of HART protocol ... to further extend its integrated solutions offerings and ... "We are pleased to add the ... said Jim Bolin , Pepperl+Fuchs, executive vice ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015 Thousands of people will peacefully demonstrate ... opioid addiction epidemic at dozens of rallies across the ... the United States has experienced ... opioids and heroin, yet the President has never once ... letter to President Obama , rally organizers compared ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... , August 31, 2015 ... that the global cardiovascular monitoring and diagnostic devices ... is predicted to reach a value of approximately ... of 9.7% between 2013 and 2019. The title ... Devices Market (ECG, Holter Monitors, Event Monitors, Cardiovascular ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Obama Administration's Neglect of Opioid Crisis Prompts Rallies in Many States 2Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 2Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 3Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 4Cardiovascular Monitoring and Diagnostic Devices Market to Reach US$7.0 Billion in 2019 Owing to Global Rise in Diabetes and Obesity: Transparency Market Research 5
... JERUSALEM , June 2, ... oral drug delivery systems, announced,today that its subsidiary Oramed Ltd. ... ("Laser Detect"), an Israeli company listed on,the Tel Aviv Stock ... Entera Bio Ltd. ("Entera"). Under the terms of the agreement, ...
... Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc . (Nasdaq: QCOR ) announced today that it ... June 10, 2010 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York, ... will discuss the Company,s business strategy and historical financial performance at 11:30 ... , Attendance at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Oramed Pharmaceuticals Forms Joint Venture - Launches Entera Bio Ltd. 2Oramed Pharmaceuticals Forms Joint Venture - Launches Entera Bio Ltd. 3Questcor to Present at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference 2
(Date:9/1/2015)... , ... September 01, 2015 , ... Dr. Trace Curry ... JourneyLite of Cincinnati. In the last month the FDA has approved two intra-gastric ... ™. These procedures represent the first incisionless, reversible, weight loss procedures available to ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... The integration of Practice Perfect ... Practice Perfect to FOTO enabling cost and time savings, reducing errors and omissions, ... President of Practice Perfect, stated "FOTO is a natural extension of Practice Perfect, ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Anthony J. Tantillo, Esq., Attorney from William Mattar Law ... year in a row. Through nomination, research and strategic evaluation processes, Tantillo continues ... Falls, New York, Tantillo is a Buffalo State College graduate of 1998. Tantillo ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... MediNatura™, the ... educational workshop for physician assistants (PAs) practicing in orthopedics. The workshop, titled “Treatment ... held by Dr. Erick Salado, an orthopedic surgeon at South Florida Bone and ...
(Date:9/1/2015)... ... September 01, 2015 , ... The ... Systems, has become a leader in podiatric, surgical and wound care ... Superwounds Conferences place top national speakers at the podium and across the table ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Trace Curry Performs First ORBERA™ Intra-gastric Balloon in Ohio at JourneyLite, a New Incisionless Option For The Treatment of Obesity 2Health News:FOTO Announces New Integration Partnership with Practice Perfect 2Health News:New Hope for Patients Seeking Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain 2Health News:New Hope for Patients Seeking Treatment of Osteoarthritis Knee Pain 3Health News:PRESENT e-Learning Systems Announces their 2016 Podiatry and Wound Care Medical Education Conference Schedule 2
... to the new study it was found that alcoholics who ... prone to commit suicide. This shows the great// impact of ... show that up to 40 % of patients who seek ... 10 times greater than suicide attempts among the general population. ...
... the study conducted by Jennifer D. Thomas, associate ... it was found that alcohol exposure results// in ... fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) later in their ... alterations such as altered sleeping,eating patterns, attention deficits, ...
... called fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP) has been resolved following ... disease. It is this gene that triggers the formation ... individuals are believed to be afflicted with the disease, ... ligaments, tendons, and plates of bones are imprisoned in ...
... the scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center described ... taste by humans. Veronica Galindo-Cuspinera, PhD noted that when ... to taste sweet. Then the researcher found that taste ... are rinsed from the mouth with water, resulting in ...
... as it is commonly called, is a tropical disease that ... soon be able to put an end to this deadly ... vaccine that would protect humans and animals. ,The ... and Brazil. The spleen is the organ to be ...
... latest figures compiled by National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO), using ... that an estimated// 5.21 million adults in India are living ... infected by HIV/AIDS in India has increased. ,Previously, ... 5.13 million people infected by the deadly virus. It is ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Alcohol Intake During Pregnancy Is Bad For The Baby’s Hear 2Health News:Rare Bone Disease Traced To Faulty FOP Gene 2Health News:Understanding how humans detect sweet taste 2Health News:Researchers Hopeful About Vaccine For Leishmaniasis 2Health News:HIV/AIDS On The Rise In India 2
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... national reference laboratory and a worldwide leader ... offers an extensive test menu of highly ... and anatomic pathology. Owned by the University ... than half of the nation's university teaching ...
Medicine Products: