Naloxone (Narcan)

  • May 3, 2018
  • Naloxone, Overdose, Narcan, Opioid Overdose

In this blog, we are going to discuss how opioids interact with the brain, and how Naloxone can help reverse these effects to counter opioid overdose...

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Opioids and the Elderly

  • April 25, 2018
  • Opioids, Polypharmacy, Elderly Patients, Drugs, Senior

As we get older, our bodies change in ways that affect our ability to clear and process medications. Some of these physiological...

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Opioids and Pregnancy

  • April 9, 2018
  • Opioids and Pregnancy, Pregnancy, Prescriptions, NAS, Neonatal Withdrawal

When expecting a child life can get a little complicated. As parents, we make many sacrifices for our children; mothers in particular often...

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Alternative Treatments to Pain

  • March 28, 2018
  • Alternative Treatments, Treatments, Series, Pain

Opioids are powerful and effective medications that can be safe if you understand how they affect your body and interact with your lifestyle. Our goal...

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Get to know the team that's Answering the Call of the Opioid Crisis [Part 3]

  • February 14, 2018
  • Opioid Crisis, Team, Technology

Roel balances the demand for brilliantly simple user experience (UX) with the intricate demands of arguably the most...

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Get to know the team that's Answering the Call of the Opioid Crisis [Part 2]

  • February 7, 2018
  • Opioid Crisis, Team, Clinical

William serves as the Director, Clinical Operations. In this role, William serves as...

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Get to know the team that's Answering the Call of the Opioid Crisis [Part 1]

  • January 31, 2018
  • Opioid Crisis, Team, Operations

To kick off the series, please allow us to introduce you to Stephanie Ortega. I still remember the first time I...

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Addressing the Opioid Crisis

  • January 11, 2018
  • Opioid Crisis, Solution, Recommendation

“Addressing the Prescription Opioid Crisis: Advancing Provider Education and Collaborating with All Stakeholders” has identified five areas where the authors believe improving provider education can help tackle this problem. Let me take a moment to go through these five points...

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Version 2.0... Before We Even Launch!

  • December 6, 2017
  • Opioid Crisis, Product Offering, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Continuous Improvement

It’s a very exciting time for the team at ProveIt!. We are launching a test of our product this week, and pursuant to our value and mission statements we are enhancing our product offering before we go to market. As it stands now, we are launching the full version of our product Thursday December 7, 2017...

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Why the Opioid Crisis?

  • November 13, 2017
  • Opioid Crisis, Accidental Overdose, Entrepreneurial Solution

People often ask me why I left a large publically traded company to go out and be a partner in a startup. Most of the times it is followed with a statement around they knew I had the potential and ability to be an entrepreneur, but always saw me as a risk-adverse person. Here are my thoughts on this..

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Why Is The Opioid Epidemic So Confusing?

  • November 7, 2017
  • Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Concepts, Opioid Education

As we see information online and through our preferred news outlets, we invariably see a plethora of information on the Opioid Epidemic or the Opioid Crisis. However, I think there are two issues conflating the overall crisis. These two may be acting together to make this a very confusing topic. I hope to shed some light on this, and bring a sense of clarity from an empirical approach...

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Opioid Overdose

  • November 7, 2017
  • Opioid Overdose, Statistics, CDC, Prescription Opioids

What is the Opioid Crisis, and more importantly are there data points to support the claims that it is an epidemic? An opioid epidemic if you will. Let’s take a look at the numbers...

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The Start of a Startup

  • November 7, 2017
  • Opioid Crisis, Solution, Startup

Never before have I been more excited to set up an introduction between two parties. So, please allow me the pleasure. Opioid Crisis, meet ProveIt! ProveIt!’s mission statement is to reduce medically prescribed opioid overdoses and...

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