Posts Tagged ‘opioid crisis’

Opioid Crisis Taking Its Toll On Senior Citizens, Says Government Report

The opioid crisis in the form of prescription pain killers, is affecting senior citizens at an increasingly dangerous rate, warns the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Millions of senior citizens are filling prescriptions for many different opioid medications at the same time. And hundreds of thousands are getting hospitalized with opioid-related complications. Seniors are using opioids…

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Blockchain Technology Seen As Solution To High Prescription Drug Prices

Blockchain technology is now viewed as a viable solution to bring down the ever increasing prices of prescription drugs. Prescription drugs are one of the biggest contributors to rising healthcare costs in the U.S.  And for both individuals and families, particularly where multiple prescriptions are needed, drug expenses can quickly escalate to thousands of dollars.    …

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