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PDMP: common sense or privacy violation?

The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 24, 2019 - 8:28 am

Should Missouri implement a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP)? Missouri is one of the last states to create a data base with individual’s prescription purchase history aimed at stopping “doctor shopping”. Although doubling up on pills, a practice that is perpetuating the opioid crisis, is definitely a concern, there’s another contradicting concern being ignored… privacy.

“Doctor shopping is 2 percent of the problem,” says John Brunner.

Brunner maintains we should be more concerned with the repercussions associated with the mass database. RE: Red Flag Laws

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