Author: Connie Sinclair

Five Ways the Opioid Epidemic Impacts Electronic Health Records

By Connie Sinclair, Director, Regulatory Resource Center Lawmakers are reacting to America’s opioid epidemic by creating new mandates that will affect electronic health records (EHRs). Compliance will create many challenges …

Missouri Creates a Unique PDMP

By Connie Sinclair, Director, Regulatory Resource Center Until recently, Missouri was the only state without a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).  Growing evidence suggests that use of these state-run databases …

States Step Up Focus on PDMP Utilization to Address Opioid Crisis

By Connie Sinclair, Senior Consultant As the opiate crisis receives ongoing national attention, state policymakers and legislators continue to chip away at the problem with new laws and rules governing …

Biosimilar Legislative Trend Means Big Changes for EHRs

By Connie Sinclair, Director, Regulatory Resource Center Biosimilars are starting to enter the market in the United States and are generating interest because of their significant cost-savings potential and patient …

Massachusetts’ New Law to Combat Opioid Deaths Could Affect EHR and Pharmacy Systems

By Connie Sinclair, Director, Regulatory Resource Center Massachusetts recently enacted comprehensive legislation to help combat opioid abuse deaths, which have reached crisis proportions in the Bay State and around the …