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Drug Testing

August 08, 2018
A pilot project is seeking to facilitate earlier identification of compounds related to the deadly fentanyl.
March 20, 2018
Recovery Centers of America has opened a large inpatient, outpatient and detox facility in Maryland, which has a capacity of about 2,500 patients per year, generating approximately $40 million in…
November 29, 2017
In nearly a dozen recent criminal cases, prosecutors have cited evidence that doctors supplied opiates to patients with repeated abnormal urine test results.
Rebecca Flood
June 14, 2017
Data released this week by not-for-profit FAIR Health shows significant variation in treatment approaches for opioid-related diagnoses by location.
June 14, 2017
On Tuesday, federal officials executed search warrants at several California treatment centers operated by Sovereign Health as well as its San Clemente office.
May 18, 2017
Treatment centers must weigh costs and clinical needs when creating policies for patient drug testing. Meanwhile, investors are examining how drug testing fits in the greater scheme of profits and…
March 16, 2017
More than seven out of 10 employers surveyed say their workplaces have been impacted by the misuse of prescription drugs, according to the National Safety Council.
March 01, 2017
It’s difficult to quantify the prevalence of unethical practices in behavioral health, but most agree it's more a case of criminal enterprise than treatment centers gone bad. See the survey results…
February 10, 2017
ASAM is accepting public comment on a drug testing appropriateness document that is being developed to provide guidance on drug testing in diagnosis, treatment and promotion of recovery from…
January 04, 2017
There are signs that Florida legislators might finally enact tough measures to curb unethical behavior among notorious addiction treatment and sober home operators.
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