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09.16.2013

‘Drugs R Us’: Navigating the Perilous Road Between Patient Needs and Government Scrutiny Involving Controlled Substances (Portland)

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Lane Powell Shareholder Ron Friedman will present “‘Drugs R Us’: Navigating the Perilous Road Between Patient Needs and Government Scrutiny Involving Controlled Substances” at the Oregon Health Care Association’s Annual Convention on Monday, September 16, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. During his presentation, Friedman will discuss the serious challenges posed to pharmacies as well as long-term care facilities, affecting how they do business and how they ensure continuity of care. The presentation will include the legal requirements of a valid prescription, take-backs, documenting and preventing diversion, understanding who is qualified to transmit a prescription, and understanding the legal exposure of those at facilities who participate in the ordering and dispensing process. The expo will be held September 16-17, at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore.