Dan Hinmon, MCSMN Director

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Study: Doctors From Elite Schools Prescribe Fewer Opioids

Posted by @DanHinmon, Aug 8, 2017

From this story: “Doctors from the lowest-ranked U.S. medical schools are three times as likely to prescribe opioids as those trained at Harvard, the top-ranked U.S. school, according to a new research paper.”

The study’s author found “a ‘striking relationship’ between the frequency of prescriptions and medical school attended.”


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