New Study Finds One-Third of Patients Experience Uncontrolled Postoperative Pain

The study will be presented at the 12th Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit in Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 8-11

SAN DIEGO March 8, 2017 – An abstract and poster publication of a study from Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, measured the incidence of uncontrolled postoperative pain in the inpatient setting. The study found that approximately 33 percent of patients were treated with injectable opioids for uncontrolled postoperative pain, varying within a range of 26 to 76 percent based on type of surgery.

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Millennium Health Adds Levorphanol to its Medication Monitoring Menu

SAN DIEGO Dec. 12, 2016 – Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, announced today the availability of a new definitive urine drug test for detecting the opioid medication levorphanol using LC-MS/MS technology. The addition is in response to requests from clinicians who prescribe levorphanol and want to include urine drug monitoring as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Read more

New Study Supports Definitive Drug Testing To Enhance Substance Use Disorders Treatment

SAN DIEGO Nov. 17, 2016 – Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, and Brightpoint Health, a nonprofit medical and mental health care provider, announced the publication of a new study that suggests medically necessary medication monitoring definitive drug testing using Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS), can help clinicians enhance treatment outcomes in Substance Use Disorders (SUDs). The study was published in the “Journal of Addiction Medicine.” Read more

Ron Rittenmeyer Named to 10th Annual NACD Directorship 100

Leading F500 Directors and Governance Experts to be recognized in NYC on Nov. 30

PLANO, TX – August 2, 2016 – Millennium Health Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Ron Rittenmeyer has been named to The National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) 2016 Directorship 100 list, a distinguished honor that annually recognizes the most influential leaders in the boardroom and corporate governance community.

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Millennium Health Appoints Joan B. Stafslien and Jeffrey D. Goldberg to Board of Directors

Seasoned executives provide decades of health care experience

SAN DIEGO – Aug. 1, 2016 – Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, today announced the appointment of Joan B. Stafslien and Jeffrey D. Goldberg to its Board of Directors.  Stafslien and Goldberg join current members Eugene I. Davis, Stephen Gray, and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Ron Rittenmeyer. Read more

Millennium Health Appoints Thomas W. Arnst as Chief Administrative Officer

Arnst brings more than 25 years of legal, compliance, human resources, risk management and administration experience.

SAN DIEGO – July 25, 2016 – Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, today announced the appointment of Thomas W. Arnst as Chief Administrative Officer. In this newly created position, Arnst will head the legal and human resources functions and report directly to Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer Ronald A. Rittenmeyer. Read more

ITL: Gene Testing:
Time Is Ripe in Work Comp

Gene testing is showing promise as a tool to get the right medication at the right dose to each workers' compensation patient.

Pharmacogenetic testing (PGT) has the potential to help clinicians improve outcomes for injured workers and reduce costs for payers. While research showing the clinical value of PGT continues to grow rapidly, evidence of the return on investment in the workers’ comp space is just beginning to emerge. Practitioners can benefit from the technology without falling victim to the hype of some proponents by becoming better educated about PGT and those providing it. Read more