Time series analysis of california's prescription monitoring program: impact on prescribing and multiple provider episodes

The Journal of PainGilson AM et al. | November 29, 2011

Statistical model–building was used to evaluate the influence of changes to California‚Äôs prescription monitoring program. The extent that practitioners prescribe Schedule II opioids and the incidence of people receiving prescriptions from multiple providers were measured. Such research illustrates the viability of evaluating drug control program impact on prescribing practice and potential diversion behaviors.

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