WHY CLINICAL MONITORING?

“Data from 938,586 patient test samples showed that 75% of patients were unlikely to be taking their medications in a manner consistent with their prescribed pain regimen more than 38% of the patients had no detectable level of their prescribed medications, and 42% had drug levels above or below the expected levels.” (High Rates of Inappropriate Drug Use in the Chronic Pain Population Joseph E. Couto, PharmD., M.B.A.)

 

Pain medication monitoring via urine drug screening has become essential for providing appropriate patient care.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription drug abuse is the fastest growing drug problem in the United States.

Deaths associated with the overdose of prescribed narcotics and contra-indicated illegal substances have similarly increased.

Our program provides physicians with an essential tool to manage their patients’ pain care by enabling a physician to accurately monitor a patients’ comprehensive pain medication regimen.