Trends in Opioid Prescribing Following Pennsylvania Statewide Implementation

Conclusion: There was a 33% decrease in the overall quantity of opioid pills prescribed in the three years after the implementation of the PDMP. The first two years after implementation saw the largest decreases in prescribing habits, which slowed in the third year. More data are needed to show the long-term effects of implementing a statewide PDMP.

Whole Article: