Navigation Links
CLAAD Highlights 5 Technologies To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse
Date:11/27/2012

WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At today's National Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Policy Consensus Meeting, the not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) announced the results of its national contest to identify the "Top 5 Technologies To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse." 

In alphabetical order, the Top 5 honorees are …

  • Atlantic Pharmaceuticals' SMART/Script dosage form to decrease medication tampering;
  • Eagle Advancement Institute's Clarity program for opioid detoxification, addiction treatment, and aftercare;
  • Egalet's erosion-based drug delivery platform, designed to resist tampering;
  • The Locking Cap, a combination bottle cap to prevent unauthorized access to prescription medications, particularly by children and teens; and
  • Pisgah Labs' P2P Interventions process, designed to safeguard medications' active ingredients.

Honorable mention goes to Abuse Tech's Abuse-Loc, a locking medication bottle to prevent the diversion of drugs from homes.

The Top 5 Technologies competition aims to increase public awareness of the U.S. prescription drug abuse epidemic, and to support private-sector efforts to address the problem.

Michael Barnes, spokesman for CLAAD, stated, "These companies have demonstrated a sincere commitment to reducing prescription drug abuse. We hope the Top 5 Technologies recognition will expedite their success in meeting that goal."

San Diego-based Millennium Laboratories co-sponsored the Top 5 Technologies contest. Millennium provides medication monitoring, drug detection and pharmacogenetic testing services.

"We are proud to recognize the Top 5 honorees joining Millennium in the critically important effort to advance patient care and help address the epidemic of prescription drug abuse," said Howard Appel, President of Millennium Laboratories. 

About the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence
The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) is the sponsor of the National Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Policy Consensus meeting.  In its fifth year, the annual event brings together representatives of government, non-profit health and safety organizations, and industry to identify how best to reduce prescription drug abuse while optimizing patient care.  Follow @claad_coalition.

About Millennium Laboratories
Millennium Laboratories is the leading research-based, clinical diagnostic company dedicated to improving the lives of people with chronic pain and/or addiction. The company provides healthcare professionals with medication monitoring, drug detection and pharmacogenetic testing services to personalize treatment plans to improve clinical outcomes and patient safety. 


'/>"/>
SOURCE CLAAD
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. CLAAD Warns of Increase in Prescription Drug Overdoses
2. CLAAD Names Eagle Advancement Institute as Honoree of Top 5 Technologies To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse
3. Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights: Eli Lilly, Forest Labs, ViroPharma, Novartis and United Therapeutics
4. Isis Reports Financial Results and Highlights for First Quarter 2012
5. Delcath Highlights First Quarter 2012 And Recent Accomplishments
6. Soligenix Reports First Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Highlights Recent Accomplishments
7. "Emergency Medical Services Week" Highlights Stroke Survivors and Awareness
8. PharMEDium Highlights Enhanced Labeling for ICU Services at Critical Care Expo
9. Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day Highlights: Discover Financial Services, POSCO, AstraZeneca, Bayer and Takeda Pharmaceutical
10. The Galien Foundation Announces Roster of Luminary Presenters for Third Galien Forum; Program Highlights Include CEO Panel, Panel on Alzheimers Disease Innovation, Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel
11. Cardinal Health Highlights Independent Pharmacy Best Practices At Retail Business Conference 2012
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/9/2016)... , Feb. 9, 2016  Bluestar Silicones will promote ... line for long-term implant applications and announce certification ... & Manufacturing (MD&M) West Conference (Booth #1759), February ... --> --> Available in ... LSRs offer outstanding physical properties enabling our customers ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... Respiratory Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, 2015 ... " Respiratory Devices - Medical Devices Pipeline Assessment, ... currently in pipeline stage. The report provides ... analysis of the products at various stages of ... the pipeline product development. It also provides information ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... 8, 2016 CBG Technologies, a U.S. ... Solvent Recycling Systems, specifically designed for precision parts ... new and existing vapor degreasers, parts washers and ... through continuous recycling and recovers 100% of the ... --> Precision parts manufacturers benefit from ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... ... The Journal of Pain Research has published the commentary “ Terminology of ... Dr John F. Peppin says “Terminology matters, yet little attention has been paid to ... cancer pain’ and ‘chronic non-cancer pain’ are replete in the literature; however, the distinction ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... ... February 09, 2016 , ... METTLER TOLEDO has published ... have a basic understanding of the techniques they use so they can more ... them reduce waste and rework to create a leaner overall lab experience. ...
(Date:2/9/2016)... Atlanta, G.A. (PRWEB) , ... February 09, 2016 ... ... tile and grout cleaning and sealing company , is proud to announce that ... for their superior levels of customer service. The hard surface restoration franchises received ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... PLAINSBORO, N.J. (PRWEB) , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... on cancer patients, has officially launched the Multiple Myeloma Heroes Awards event , ... (MM) or in the lives of patients with MM. The MM Heroes Awards ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... in Houma, LA, celebrates the beginning of a new charity campaign. As part ... Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). In the belief that children deserve a voice, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):