Month: June 2011

Illustration of a Statistical Process Control Approach to Regional Prescription Opioid Abuse Surveillance

Based on a recent study, our team has published an article in the “Journal of Addiction Medicine” titled, “Illustration of a Statistical Process Control Approach to Regional Prescription Opioid Abuse Surveillance.” To access the full text, click here. Abstract Objective: To investigate and illustrate the use of statistical process control (SPC) for prospective monitoring and… Read more »

Impact on Public Health Indicators of Injecting in a Population of Prescription Opioid Abusers in Treatment

Stephen F. Butler, Ph.D., Thomas A. Eaton, Ph.D., Simon H. Budman, Ph.D. Presented at APS Public Health 2011 See our poster for “Impact on Public Health Indicators of Injecting in a Population of Prescription Opioid Abusers in Treatment” here Abstract The consequences of prescription opioid (RxO) abuse are a growing public health problem. In 2006,… Read more »