10 latest developments, findings on opioids

Here are 10 stories Becker's Hospital Review published on pain management, opioid addiction and the current epidemic, starting with the most recent.

1. How first responders are handling opioid overdose calls in Florida

2. Geisinger slashes opioid prescriptions by 50% since 2014, saving $1M per year

3. Trump administration names new DEA head: 3 things to know

4. 3 states pass laws restricting opioid prescriptions: 5 things to know

5. Facebook, Google meet with FDA to discuss online opioid sales

6. Pain treatment through 'medical exercise' not opioids

7. Analysis: Opioid payments to physicians fell 33% between 2015-16

8. This startup wants to track opioid use via sewers

9.Viewpoints: 2 physicians on the pros, cons of opioid prescribing limits

10. Only 1 in 5 women screened for addiction before receiving opioid prescription

More articles on opioids: 

Pharmacy operator, employees charged in $200M health insurance fraud scheme
Physician sues California hospital chain, claiming its physician poaching killed his practice
Nurse gets jail time for $393K billing fraud scheme

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