Survey shows most MDs still not using RX drug-tracking system

SPECIAL REPORT /// Opioid epidemic


 Using the Controlled Substance Utilization, Review and Evaluation System is routine for Carlo Reyes, an emergency room physician at Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center in Thousand Oaks.
“Because the opiate overdose epidemic is becoming more and more recognized, I’m seeing more emergency physicians taking the initiative to open up the CURES database and make sure the patients they’re treating are not overutilizing (prescription drugs) or inappropriately requesting pain prescriptions,” th...

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