Sure Med Compliance Partners with Synergy Laboratories to Advance the Fight Against Opioid Abuse

Sure Med Compliance® (SMC) and Synergy Laboratories (Synergy) are providing physicians a new weapon in the critical fight to combat the opioid epidemic. As a result of the two companies’ partnership, diagnostic results such as urine drug screens can now be reported to the same dashboard that warns a provider of patient red flags found through the Sure Med Compliance patient evaluations.

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Barkley BusbyNews
Seasoned Veteran Joins in the Fight to End the Opioid Epidemic

This week Dr. Herrick announced his partnership with Sure Med Compliance, an organization that educates physicians on responsible opioid prescribing and equips them with tools to verify which patients are suitable for chronic opioid therapy and which have significant risk factors. Herrick will be serving as the Medical Director for Sure Med Compliance, a position he says will allow him to have a broader impact on a population he cares deeply about, patients with chronic pain.

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Sure Med Compliance CEO Joins U.S. Senator Doug Jones in Roundtable Discussion of Opioid Crisis

U.S. Senator Doug Jones is making health care issues a priority and specifically, the opioid crisis.   John Bowman, CEO of Sure Med Compliance was one of the thought leaders invited to join Senator Jones in a roundtable discussion to share his ideas on ways to alleviate the crisis.  Along with representatives of law enforcement, doctors, judges, and pharmacy behavioral health specialists, Bowman shared his vision on ways to end the opioid epidemic through the reeducation of healthcare providers and standardization of internal prescribing protocols.

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3 Ways to Help Mitigate Criminal Risk when Prescribing Opioids

Opioids play an important role for patients with both acute and chronic pain.  But the epidemic of opioid overdoses continues to worsen, despite restrictive measures by the Drug Enforcement Administration, and physicians are being held partly responsible.  So, for a physician who prescribes opioids for pain management, prescribing safely is the goal.  In this blog, we'll lay out 3 ways proper documentation can help to mitigate criminal risk when prescribing opioids. 

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