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US rep offers bill to add addiction history to EHR to combat opioid misuse

17:00 EDT 1 Aug 2017 | TriMed Media Group

In response to the opioid epidemic, U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, MA, PhD, R-Pennsylvania, has introduced the Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety (OPPS) Act, which allows physicians to review patient information regarding previous addiction treatment through electronic health records (EHRs).

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