Just 10 opioid pills, or a three-day supply, is the recommended prescription for acute pain. Making that the electronic-medical-records system default effectively "nudges" physicians toward this approach that leaves little room for misuse or abuse, found a new study led by M. Kit Delgado, MD, MS.
To understand health and disease today, we need new thinking and novel science —the kind we create when multiple disciplines work together from the ground up. That is why this department has put forward a bold vision in population-health science: a single academic home for biostatistics, epidemiology and informatics. MORE