Primary care appointment time impacts prescribing of opioids

(HealthDay)—Even within an individual physician’s schedule, physician behavior for opioid prescribing varies by the appointment timing, according to a study recently published online in JAMA Network Open. Hannah T. Neprash, Ph.D., from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and Michael L. Barnett, M.D., from Harvard University in Boston, used data from electronic health record systems […]