SAN DIEGO – Sept. 20, 2017 – A new study examined urine drug test (UDT) results to measure the co-occurrence of non-prescribed fentanyl in populations of heroin-positive healthcare patients across the United States. The study revealed a 3,000 percent increase of non-prescribed fentanyl in heroin-positive patients between January 2013 and January 2017. Regionally, 5 of the 9 U.S. Census regions exhibited a dramatic increase in the co-occurrence of fentanyl use in the heroin-positive population, with New England exhibiting the greatest jump climbing from 3 percent to 76 percent. Read more
SAN DIEGO – August 31, 2017 – Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Eugene I. Davis as Chairman of the Board and Jennifer Strickland, PharmD, BCPS, as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member. As part of a planned transition, Ronald A. Rittenmeyer steps down as Chairman and CEO and will serve in an advisory role through the end of the year.
SAN DIEGO – April 6, 2017 – Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, has received accreditation by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) with zero deficiencies. Millennium Health has been CAP accredited since 2011, demonstrating continued excellence in services provided.
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.
SAN DIEGO – Jan. 30, 2017 – Millennium Health, a leading health solutions company, announced the publication of a new study that identifies hydrocodone and morphine as metabolites in oral fluid using Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) in patients prescribed codeine.
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
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
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.
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