DEA issues new marching orders in the war against opioid addiction

DEA issues new marching orders in the war against opioid addiction

Don’t get caught in the crossfire.

On October 1, 2019, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) released its 2020 fiscal year work plan to its diversion investigators. The plan outlines increased enforcement efforts and administrative resources dedicated to the identification and investigation of prescribers (including veterinarians) that are dispensing disproportionately large amounts of controlled substances.

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DEA scam artists target veterinarians by phone

DEA scam artists target veterinarians by phone

You’ve probably received one of those scam IRS phishing calls, the ones where someone pretending to be with the IRS tells you you’re in trouble because you owe back taxes and then demands payment over the phone. Be prepared—you may be getting one from the US Drug...

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Think outside ‘the box’

Think outside ‘the box’

Is your veterinary practice in DEA compliance? Don’t confuse your automatic drug-dispensing machine for a complete solution. Here’s a question often posed by veterinarians and clinic managers: “I have a box that automatically dispenses our drugs. Doesn’t that make my...

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ISVMA, Titan Help Veterinarians with Drug Compliance

ISVMA, Titan Help Veterinarians with Drug Compliance

Properly handling and administering prescription drugs is very important these days, even for our pets. Read this new announcement from two organizations partnering to make veterinary practices in Illinois safer for everyone. SPRINGFIELD – April 2019: The Illinois...

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Rossmoyne Animal Emergency Trauma Center

Rossmoyne Animal Emergency Trauma Center

24-Hour Emergency Veterinary Hospital Realizes A Cost Savings Of $400,000 In Potential Fines Plus An Increase Of 25-35% Operational Efficiency As A Result Of A DEA Gap Assessment And Compliance Inspection By TITAN Group.   SITUATION Rossmoyne Animal Emergency...

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Today’s Veterinary Business – Dirty Little Secrets Article

Today’s Veterinary Business – Dirty Little Secrets Article

All individuals at some point are confronted with the Eighth Commandment: Thou shall not steal. According to the FBI, employee theft, or “shrinkage,” is the fastest-growing crime in the United States and is more prominent than identity theft, cyber fraud, credit card...

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Running Defense On Drug Safety “Any Given Some Day”

Running Defense On Drug Safety “Any Given Some Day”

Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on increasing safety awareness throughout the country on the road, in the home, in our communities and in the workplace. As part of its mission, the National Safety Council (“NSC”) is also raising...

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Addiction is Addiction

Addiction is Addiction

An in-depth discussion concerning addiction as well as the finding of opioids in Mussels throughout the Seattle, WA Puget Sound.

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Time To Wipe The Slate Clean

Time To Wipe The Slate Clean

Featuring CleanSlate Centers, an outpatient clinic with a strong commitment to expanding access to medication assisted treatment, for the purpose of helping to fight the opioid epidemic.

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Mental Health

Mental Health

Mental health awareness advocates Trenni Kuiznerek of NBC sports Boston, and sports marketing executive Eric Kussin join Jack and Kevin to for an in-depth discussion on their personal journey with mental health and why they advocate.

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Intervention

Intervention

Featuring Boston’s own Sam Mettler, creator and Executive Producer of A&E’s Intervention, as a special guest joining the Crosscheck Team.

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WARNING When Taking This Medication

WARNING When Taking This Medication

Did you know that the average American fills approximately 12 prescriptions a year? Most of us have medicine cabinets filled with orange plastic bottles that read: Warning- Do not operate heavy machinery or drive while taking this medication. Warning labels are...

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A Billion-dollar Band-Aid

A Billion-dollar Band-Aid

Day after day, countless headlines tell stories about lives tragically cut short by opioids. The problem of prescription drug abuse and overdose is complex and multi-faceted. In addition to the overwhelming number of overdoses, destroyed lives and broken...

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A Timely Response to the Opioid Epidemic

A Timely Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Time. Money cannot buy it. All things require it. Nothing can stop the flow of it, and time once past cannot be brought back. There are countless sayings about time: "there is no time like the present," "you're running out of time," "not enough hours in...

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