ODAPC Updated COVID Guidelines In May of 2020, the Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy and Compliance published guidelines for SAPs, service agents and MROs regarding providing services amid the […]
Can a Breathalyzer Detect Alcohol After 24 Hours?
To answer this question, you must first answer the question, “How long does alcohol remain in the body?” A widely held impression is that alcohol stays in the system for […]
Core Tasks of the MRO Assistant
An MRO Assistant, also known as an MRO-A or MRO Team Member, is someone who assists the MRO (Medical Review Officer) with certain MRO duties, including organizing and reporting of […]
Safe Injection Facilities on the Rise?
Safe Injection Facilities on the Rise? New York City just opened the first sanctioned Safe Injection Facilities in December. A safe injection facility provides needles and a space for addicts […]
Marijuana Impaired Driving: Another Look
Marijuana Impaired Driving: Another Look Four years ago we wrote a blog article “Facts About Marijuana Impaired Driving”, which made several interesting points: • There is no correlation between THC levels […]
The DER’s Role in Drug and Alcohol Testing
The DER’s Role in Drug and Alcohol Testing The Designated Employer Representative (DER) plays a vital role in drug and alcohol testing, serving as the point of contact for their […]
Record Increase in Drug Overdose Deaths, Big Pharma Settles
Record Increase in Drug Overdose Deaths, Big Pharma Settles In our last blog article about the X-Waiver we said experts predicted that drug overdose deaths had increased during the COVID […]
The X-Waiver and the Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm One of the consequences of the Covid pandemic that we have experienced for the past year is an increase in drug and opioid use and correspondingly an […]
What’s the Difference Between a DOT and Non-DOT Drug Test?
What’s the Difference Between a DOT and Non-DOT Drug Test? In order to best explain the differences between a DOT and non-DOT drug test, we first should clarify two terms […]
What is Customer Effort and Why Does it Matter?
What is Customer Effort and Why Does it Matter? Before a company can structure a meaningful and ultimately successful customer experience or customer service program, they must first consider customer […]
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