WASHINGTON, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) today announced that Eagle Advancement Institute has been named a "Top 5 Technologies To Reduce Prescription Drug Abuse" honoree for its Clarity Rapid Detox program focused on opioid addiction.
Clarity is a personalized, patented process that combines rapid detox and comprehensive aftercare delivered in person and via telehealth technology, including a customized mobile app.
"We are honored to receive this recognition from CLAAD," said James Carpenter, managing partner, Eagle Advancement Institute. "We have combined medical innovation, technology and Clarity Continuing Care to treat opioid addiction in a fast, safe, painless, confidential and effective way."
The Top 5 Technologies competition aims to increase public awareness of the U.S. prescription drug abuse epidemic, and to support private-sector efforts to address the problem.
"CLAAD is recognizing Eagle for helping to reduce prescription drug abuse through a unique combination of personal treatment, aftercare and technology," said Michael Barnes, spokesman for CLAAD.
San Diego-based Millennium Laboratories co-sponsored the Top 5 Technologies contest. Millennium provides medication monitoring, drug detection and pharmacogenetic testing services.
"We are proud to recognize Eagle and its Clarity Rapid Detox program for joining Millennium and CLAAD in our efforts to advance patient care and reduce prescription drug abuse," said Howard Appel, President of Millennium Laboratories.
About the Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence
The not-for-profit Center for Lawful Access and Abuse Deterrence (CLAAD) is a national coalition of health care providers, law enforcement, community organizations, and businesses working together to reduce prescription drug abuse while optimizing patient care. CLAAD's National Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Strategy, which has earned the endorsements of 30 non-profit organizations, identifies the adoption of new technologies as an essential component of prescription drug abuse prevention policy. Visit claad.org, and follow @claad_coalition.
About Millennium Laboratories
Millennium Laboratories is the leading research-based, clinical diagnostic company dedicated to improving the lives of people with chronic pain and/or addiction. The company provides healthcare professionals with medication monitoring, drug detection and pharmacogenetic testing services to personalize treatment plans to improve clinical outcomes and patient safety.
About Eagle Advancement Institute
Eagle provides Clarity, a personalized patented process for a drug-free life.