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Continuous Precision Medicine™ is a leader in the fight against the opioid epidemic.


We are engineering tools and services to combat one of the most costly and emotionally damaging issues in healthcare, opioid addiction.

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The Postpartum Period as a Point of Prevention for Opioid Misuse: A Commentary

The nationwide increase in opioid use has led to an epidemic in the United States, resulting in an increase of opioid-related overdose deaths and opioid analgesic prescriptions over the last two decades. The risk of long-term opioid use post-surgery increases when patients are treated with opioid analgesics compared to their counterparts. Guidelines state that opioid analgesics are not always necessary and should be prescribed for the lowest effective dose only as long as pain is expected to be severe; however, over-prescription is common with general populations showing that half the amount of prescribed opioids do not get used by patients.

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Evaluation of a Mobile Application to Decrease Opioid Misuse and Habit-Forming Behaviors Following Prescription: Preliminary Results and Future Directions

Opioid misuse can, and should, be characterized as an epidemic and public health crisis. Opioid misuse, use disorders, and overdoses are costly in terms of morbidity, mortality, and humanitarian and economic costs. Managing the use of opioids in the postoperative period is an essential point of intervention in combating the opioid crisis. To address this critical issue, Continuous Precision Medicine (CPM; Research Triangle Park, NC) has developed a mobile application that tracks a patient’s pain and usage of both opiates and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medications to manage that pain.

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Doctors And Dentists Still Flooding U.S. With Opioid Prescriptions

Doctors and other health care providers still prescribe highly addictive pain medications at rates widely considered unsafe. Critics say the practice exposes tens of millions of patients each year to unnecessary risk of addiction, overdose and death.

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Forty-one N.C. counties classified as “high risk” in new opioid study

In a national study, researchers classified 41 North Carolina counties as “opioid high-risk” with few providers of medication-assisted treatment and many opioid-related deaths.

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Opioid Overdose Prevention

The best ways to prevent opioid overdose deaths are to improve opioid prescribing, reduce exposure to opioids, prevent misuse, and treat opioid use disorder.

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