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Prescribing Task Force Meeting | April 13, 2015

Prescribing Task Force
The Medical Board of California
April 13, 2015

I’ve been apart of this Prescribing Task Force since it began. These are the highlights of the meeting as it pertains to current affairs. 850 more words

Power Of Pain Foundation

Kidney Health Initiative Invites Patient Participation

The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) is a collaboration between the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the American Society of Nephrology with the goal of fostering innovation in the care of kidney patients.  95 more words

Treatment Options (Patients)

Errors and Bullying in Chronic Pain Care

Insurance is denying payment for opioid medication unless the patient agrees to attend a drug program. A California chronic pain patient with Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy told me of her experience. 885 more words

Chronic Pain

Dr. Carrol F. Landrum- Caring for a Community

Dr. Carrol F. Landrum, an 88 year old physician who has been practicing medicine for approximately 55 years in rural and poverty stricken communities in Mississippi, is facing the loss of his medical license. 488 more words


Conditions for Coverage Review by 4/1

Request for Comments on ESRD Conditions for Coverage

The CMS Center for Clinical Standards and Quality’s Clinical Standards Group is responsible for developing, updating, and overseeing regulations on the Conditions for Coverage (CfC) for ESRD facilities.  68 more words


Barby Ingle: Tamper-proof pain drugs deserve support

:04 p.m. PST February 28, 2015

It’s no secret that the abuse of pain medications has led to a growing public health problem across the country. 594 more words

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Adults served by Illinois Dept of Human Services funded community mental health agencies in Chicago

The Illinois Department of Human Services recently provided a listing of its community mental health service agencies and the number of adults and children (including adolescents) each agency served in state fiscal year 2014 (7/1/13 – 6/30/14). 52 more words

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