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Tag Archives: opioid use disorder

Hogan directs Frosh to sue opioid manufacturers

Gov. Larry Hogan authorized Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh to sue opioid manufacturers and distributors as part of several anti-opioid initiatives announced Tuesday. Hogan directed Frosh to sue on the grounds that opioid manufacturers and distributors misled the public ...

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CareFirst offers $1.5 million to help fight opioid crisis

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield will offer $1.5 million over two years to help find new clinical methods of addressing opioid use disorders surrounding the state’s opioid epidemic, the organization announced Wednesday at a press conference at Baltimore City Hall. The insurance carrier’s interest ...

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Emocha completes deal to bring opioid treatment to private clinic

Maryland telemedicine startup emocha reached an agreement with Dallas-based Pathway Healthcare that will bring its technology for treating opioid use disorder into a private setting for the first time. Through emocha’s app, patients can remotely take doses of buprenorphine, used ...

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