HARRISBURG, Pa., March 23, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physician blogger Joseph Teel, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine and Community Health in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, looks at the need for a prescription drug monitoring system in Pennsylvania while comparing his experience in Virginia and now the Keystone State in this edition of the Pennsylvania Medical Society's Quality and Value Blog.
It's easy to see that Pennsylvania has a prescription drug abuse epidemic.
Physicians encounter this issue on a daily basis. In many ways, it impacts how we care for patients.
That is why I'm anxiously awaiting the launch of Pennsylvania's new prescription drug monitoring system.
What's the big deal? In a just a few words ...
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