- West Virginia reached settlement with Rite Aid over the pharmacy chain’s role in contributing to the oversupply of opioids in the state. The lawsuit alleged that Rite Aid’s failure to oversee suspicious opioid prescription orders resulted in “significant losses through their [patients’] past and ongoing medical treatment costs,” including the cost of rehabilitation, medical treatments, and minors born addicted to opioid. According to Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, the settlement amount could amount to $30 million. (Article here)
August 12, 2022
Friday, August 12, 2022: Opioid/Substance Use Disorders
Jordana is the senior vice president of communications and executive advisor. In this role, she collaborates closely with the CEO and president to design and implement policies, practices, and communications plans to help the firm shape a future system that actualizes a sustainable culture of health nationwide. Jordana has over 17 years of health, communications, and strategic planning experience in the private and public sector. She is certified to teach group fitness through the American Council and Exercise and holds a RYT-200 yoga teacher certification.