Nearly every state in the United States currently has a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) in place to track controlled substances prescribed to its citizens. With no affiliation with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), these electronic databases are individually run by each state. However, the lack of accessibility of these information technology (IT) programs has rendered them ineffective in many cases. In honor of National IT Professionals Day on September 15, specialists explore the ways in which this technology is being used and how it can be implemented further to reduce the risk of over-prescribing and prescription drug abuse in the United States. Read more
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