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CMS Posts Update of Medicare Part D Opioid Prescribing Mapping Tool

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an updated version of the Medicare Part D opioid prescribing mapping tool, providing an interactive, web-based resource that presents geographic comparisons- at the state, county, and ZIP code levels – of … Continue reading

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Google launches “Talk to Books” semantic-search tool

Ask Google’s new semantic-search tool “Talk to Books” a question and the tool will return a list of books that include information on that specific question. How? An AI-powered tool will scan every sentence in 100,000 volumes in Google Books … Continue reading

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USPTO Adds New Tool to Fight Fraud

Yesterday the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced a new pilot program to help fight fraudulent trademark applications. Specifically, the new program addresses situations where the applicant provided the USPTO with a fraudulent specimen to demonstrate use of the trademark. … Continue reading

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VA launches online tool to simplify discharge process for veterans

Veterans seeking to alter or upgrade their discharge conditions can now do so more easily by using a new online tool. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) joined forces with the Department of Defense (DoD) to launch a program that … Continue reading

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About Time: DEA Acknowledges that Long-Collected ARCOS Data is an Effective Enforcement Tool That Can Assist Manufacturers and Distributors

By John A. Gilbert & Larry K. Houck — Overprescribing and inappropriate prescribing of controlled substances are significant causes of the nationwide opioid abuse epidemic. We have long believed that to effectively address the opioid epidemic, the Drug Enforcement Administration … Continue reading

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