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Millennium Health Signals Report™ Analyzes Drug Use Trends Amid the Pandemic
Latest Report Demonstrates National, Regional, and State-Specific Drug Use Patterns
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – February 24, 2021 – Reports of increased drug overdoses and drug overdose deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic are highlighting an increased need for innovative approaches to substance use disorder prevention and treatment.
Millennium Health Study Reveals Nationwide Increase in Urine Drug Test Positivity for Methamphetamine
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – January 5, 2021 – A study conducted by Millennium Health and published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine reveals a dangerous increase in definitive urine drug test positivity for methamphetamine alone and in combination with other substances.
Millennium Health Identifies National Fentanyl Analog Positivity Which May Increase Risk of Overdose Death
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – October 7, 2020 – A study conducted by Millennium Health and published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence highlights the role real-time urine drug test results can play in identifying dangerous drug abuse trends including fentanyl analog positivity nationwide.
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JAMA Study Co-Authored by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and Millennium Health Uncovers Significant Increase in Drug Use Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 23, 2020 – A study co-authored by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and Millennium Health published in JAMA highlights a national increase in urine drug test positivity rates during COVID-19 for fentanyl, methamphetamine, cocaine, and heroin.
Millennium Health and the Ohio Department of Public Safety Collaborate to Help Save Lives Amid COVID-19 and the Substance Use Crisis
Ohio Becomes the First State in the Country to Utilize Real-Time Drug Use Trends Data to Combat Overdoses
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – September 9, 2020 – Millennium Health, a leader in delivering clinical drug testing services to health care providers has entered into an agreement with the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) to provide real-time data to ODPS as an aid in rapidly directing public health responses to the constantly evolving substance use epidemic.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 8, 2020 – Millennium Health conducted an analysis of over 500,000 definitive urine drug test (UDT) results for non-prescribed fentanyl, cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine in the periods before and after COVID-19 was declared a national emergency. Nationally, all four drugs had significant increases in positivity since the declaration of COVID-19 as a national emergency on March 13, 2020.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 1, 2020 – Millennium Health is pleased to announce that it has been chosen to be a part of the UnitedHealthcare Preferred Lab Network (PLN). This designation reflects how our steadfast commitment to clinical excellence has allowed our organization to maintain our reputation as a leader within the industry. Our participation in the PLN aligns with UHC’s Triple Aim Focus on improving health care affordability, outcomes and the patient experience and we look forward to continuing to work closely with UHC in the future.
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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – February 18, 2020 – Millennium Health, has released the Millennium Health Signals Report™ Volume 2, analyzing its proprietary database of urine drug test results from January 2015 through November 2019 to identify national and regional trends in positivity rates of drugs of abuse and emerging threats.
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