Health & Science

Health & Science
5:49 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Study Finds INSPECT System Effective Against Drug Abuse

Researchers studying a system used to track prescription drugs dispensed in Indiana say it’s widely effective for monitoring patient prescription drug use.  Nearly six thousand prescription drug providers were surveyed over the last two years to complete the research.

The current version of the INSPECT system that’s been in place since 2004 is a tool meant to help combat prescription drug abuse.  About 77 percent of survey respondents –including doctors, nurses, dentists and pharmacists, say they know about INSPECT, and 71 percent of those use it. 

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Health & Science
5:45 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Episode 153 - Petrified Wood

Health & Science
11:25 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Episode 152 - Salivary Glands

Health & Science
11:17 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Episode 151 - Saliva

Opinion - Health
3:43 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

HIP, Hoosiers and Incentivizing Health

IPFW Associate Professor and medical ethicist Abraham Schwab.
Credit Courtesy / Abraham Schwab

On Thursday, May 15, Governor Pence announced ‘HIP 2.0,' the proposed Indiana alternative to the Medicaid expansion. A long time coming, this will affect the 1.2 million Hoosiers who fall below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) and an additional 440,000 who fall between the 100% and 138% of the FPL.

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Health & Science
4:20 pm
Fri May 16, 2014

Episode 150 - Caffeine

Health & Science
11:12 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Episode 149 - Coffee

Health & Science
10:09 am
Fri May 2, 2014

Episode 148 - Crayon

Health & Science
5:28 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Episode 147 - Cartography

Health & Science
5:16 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Episode 146 - Globe

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