Improving patients medical adherence

Poor medical adherence is a major issue.  Approximately one in five new prescriptions are never filled.  About half of filled prescriptions are taken incorrectly. Poor adherence is getting greater.   A push to the payment to quality of care means more focus on adherence.  It started with Medicare [Read more...]

12 indicted at ‘pill mil’ HOPE Clinic

After a four-year investigation, 12 people involved in a pain clinic in Southern West Virginia were indicted for their roles in an alleged "pill mill," U. S. Attorney Michael Stuart  announced February 20. The owners, managers and physicians of HOPE Clinic were among those who were charged in the [Read more...]