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Logan

Learning About Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression from Logan’s Death

By Michael Wong, JD (Founder & Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) An Introduction to Logan In 2016, ...
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Respiratory Standard of Care

Setting a National Respiratory Standard of Care

The Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety (PPAHS) is pleased to announce the formation of the Enhanced Respiratory Care Standards ...
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John LaChance - sleep apnea

Sleep Apnea and Opioids is a Deadly Combination

By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) Sleep Apnea is a Common Sleep Disorder Sleep ...
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Dr. Ashish Khanna

Identifying Patients At Risk of Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression

By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) Opioid-induced respiratory depression can lead to serious adverse ...
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Anticoagulants - Eliquis

CVS Caremark’s Decision Putting Eliquis Back on Its Formulary Benefits Patients

Editor’s note: Recently, CVS Caremark reversed its decision to exclude Eliquis (apixaban) from its formulary. This is an update to ...
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Box Thinking - PCA Pump

Not Everything in a Box is Safe

By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) The Exception to the “Everything in a Box ...
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How a Patient Battled with CVS Caremark and Won

By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) This is a modern-day story of David and ...
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Nurse-to-Patient Ratio - Nurses Month 2022

Nurse-to-Patient Ratios are a Patient Safety Issue

By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) Nurse-to-Patient Ratios are a Patient Safety Issue As ...
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Myths About Strokes - Stroke by the Numbers

3 Myths About Strokes: Don’t Let These Misconceptions About Strokes Affect Your Health

By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) Stroke Myths You Should be Aware of for ...
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Misinformation Types

Misinformation is a Patient Safety Issue

By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) Misinformation is a Patient Safety Issue As the ...
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