Jennifer Barrett

Articles

DEA Action Supports NP, PA Prescribing Authority for Opioid Addiction Treatment

January 23, 2018

A new measure announced by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will expand access to opioid addiction treatment by allowing nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) in underserved areas to prescribe and dispense buprenorphine.

FDA Announces Efforts to Ease Provider Access to Clinical Trial Info

January 17, 2018

The FDA has announced new efforts to enhance transparency around drug approval decisions by launching a pilot program aimed at improving health care providers' access to key information related to new drugs, according to a statement.