Capsule Commentary on Radomski et al.’s Physicians’ Perspectives Regarding Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Use Within the Department of Veterans Affairs: a Multi-state Qualitative Study

Capsule Commentary on Radomski et al.’s Physicians’ Perspectives Regarding Prescription Drug... JGIM CAPSULE COMMENTARIES Capsule Commentary on Radomski et al.’s Physicians’ Perspectives Regarding Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Use Within the Department of Veterans Affairs: a Multi-state Qualitative Study 1,2,3 Mark W. Vander Weg, Ph.D. 1 2 3 Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA; Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA; Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA. J Gen Intern Med 33(8):1381 Radomski et al.’s rigorous qualitative approach allowed for DOI: 10.1007/s11606-018-4515-6 a greater understanding of factors influencing prescribers’ © Society of General Internal Medicine (This is a U.S. Government work PDMP use. Their findings are consistent with prior work and not under copyright protection in the US; foreign copyright protection suggesting that access difficulties are prominent barriers to may apply) 2018 , 5 their use. Although linking PDMPs to the EMR may raise concerns about information security, it is encouraging that the lthough progress has been made in reducing the amount proposed solutions are feasible and apply to both VA and non- of opioids prescribed in the USA, their use remains VA settings. widespread. To effectively address the morbidity and mortality When designed correctly and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of General Internal Medicine Springer Journals

Capsule Commentary on Radomski et al.’s Physicians’ Perspectives Regarding Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Use Within the Department of Veterans Affairs: a Multi-state Qualitative Study

Capsule Commentary on Radomski et al.’s Physicians’ Perspectives Regarding Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Use Within the Department of Veterans Affairs: a Multi-state Qualitative Study

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JGIM CAPSULE COMMENTARIES Capsule Commentary on Radomski et al.’s Physicians’ Perspectives Regarding Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Use Within the Department of Veterans Affairs: a Multi-state Qualitative Study 1,2,3 Mark W. Vander Weg, Ph.D. 1 2 3 Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA; Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA; Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA. J Gen Intern Med...
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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Society of General Internal Medicine (This is a U.S. Government work and not under copyright protection in the US; foreign copyright protection may apply)
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Internal Medicine
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0884-8734
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1525-1497
DOI
10.1007/s11606-018-4515-6
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Abstract

JGIM CAPSULE COMMENTARIES Capsule Commentary on Radomski et al.’s Physicians’ Perspectives Regarding Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Use Within the Department of Veterans Affairs: a Multi-state Qualitative Study 1,2,3 Mark W. Vander Weg, Ph.D. 1 2 3 Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA; Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA; Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA. J Gen Intern Med 33(8):1381 Radomski et al.’s rigorous qualitative approach allowed for DOI: 10.1007/s11606-018-4515-6 a greater understanding of factors influencing prescribers’ © Society of General Internal Medicine (This is a U.S. Government work PDMP use. Their findings are consistent with prior work and not under copyright protection in the US; foreign copyright protection suggesting that access difficulties are prominent barriers to may apply) 2018 , 5 their use. Although linking PDMPs to the EMR may raise concerns about information security, it is encouraging that the lthough progress has been made in reducing the amount proposed solutions are feasible and apply to both VA and non- of opioids prescribed in the USA, their use remains VA settings. widespread. To effectively address the morbidity and mortality When designed correctly and

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Journal of General Internal MedicineSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 4, 2018

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