October 23rd, 2017

October 28 Marked National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

Semi-annual observance provides opportunity to promote proper disposal of unused or expired medication.

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March 13th, 2017

Managing the Drug-Seeking Patient: Safety and Risk Management

Medical Mutual’s Tamara Johnson offers guidance on how providers can identify drug-seeking patients and what they can do to establish prescribing practices that help keep patients safe while minimizing the risk posed by drug-seekers.

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April 22nd, 2012

HIV, Stigma & Confidentiality

BY CAROLYN MCALLASTER, B.A., J.D. WHAT WOULD YOU DO?1 You enter a patient room or curtained area in the emergency department to discuss the patient’s care. The patient is HIV positive. The patient has two visitors and they are having a calm, friendly conversation. Do you? Ask the patient if it is okay to speak […]

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