Newly disclosed audit revealed military hospitals issues dangerous amounts of opioids

A new report shows that U.S. military hospitals overprescribed opioids to patients with alleged chronic pain from 2015-2017. 

Despite an ongoing opioid crisis, there were no apparent policies or procedures in place to track prescription rates until 2017.

The report provided that the military facilities did not “prevent prescribers from prescribing unusually high doses of opioids.”

Read the source article at Military Times

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