Prescription Drug Monitoring Program data will help ensure patient safety and improve chances of recovery

March 3rd, 2016

drug-monitoringData from prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMP) help treatment providers keep patients safe and healthy, maximize the effectiveness of addiction treatment, and curtail the diversion of controlled substances. This briefing describes how OTPs and OBOT providers are currently using PDMP data and the benefits and limitations of such use.

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