Signals Report COVID-19 Special Edition

Millennium Health’s Signals ReportTM COVID-19 Special Edition Reveals Significant Changes in Drug Use During the Pandemic

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.

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Millennium Health Designated as a UnitedHealthcare Preferred Lab Network Provider

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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Signals Report, Volume 2

Real-Time Data Analysis of Over One Million Test Results Shows Alarming Trends

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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Collaboration with the HHS

Recent JAMA Network Open Study by Millennium Health Demonstrates the Company’s Ability to Provide Real-Time Data Regarding National and Regional Drug Use Trends

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – January 7, 2020Millennium Health, a leader in providing clinical drug testing services to health care providers has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide real-time data to HHS as an aid in rapidly directing public health responses to the constantly evolving epidemic threat.

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JAMA Network Open Study

Cross-Sectional Study Suggests that Increases in Methamphetamine-Related Overdose Deaths May Continue to Accelerate

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – January 6, 2020 – A study by Millennium Health published in JAMA Network Open reports that since 2016, rates of positive definitive urine drug test (UDT) results have increased significantly by 42.44% for methamphetamine and 75.46% for fentanyl. This is in sharp contrast to cocaine and heroin, where positivity peaked in 2016 and has since declined by 3.70% and 21.65%, respectively. The results also revealed that among UDT results positive for fentanyl, methamphetamine positivity continued to increase after 2016 by 153.51%.

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Millennium Health Fentanyl Test Offering Expanded to Address Latest DEA Emerging Threat Report

Testing for Fentanyl and Analogues May Help Prevent Deaths by Overdose

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – July 17, 2019 – Millennium Health, a leader in identifying and responding to illicit and prescription drug use trends, has expanded its urine drug test offering to include fentanyl analogues. Up to 10,000-fold more potent than morphine,¹ and often spiked into, or used concomitantly with heroin, cocaine or methamphetamine, these analogues pose a serious risk for overdose.Read More

Nation Experiencing an Increase in Rate of Fentanyl Positivity Among Urine Drug Tests Also Positive for Cocaine or Methamphetamine, According to JAMA Network Open Study

Cross-Sectional Study by Millennium Health Demonstrates the Need to Educate the Public of Heightened Risk of Overdose

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – May 1, 2019 – A study published in JAMA Network Open reports that between January 2013 and September 2018, the presence of non-prescribed fentanyl among urine drug tests also positive for cocaine or methamphetamine rose 1850% and 798% respectively. This analysis provides the public with additional insight into trending increases in reported cocaine- and methamphetamine-related overdoses. Cocaine and methamphetamine related drug overdose deaths are rising sharply. These data suggest the increase may be related to the simultaneous presence of fentanyl, either added directly to the drug supply or used concomitantly.

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Millennium Health Signals Report

Millennium Health’s Signals Report™ Identifies Regional and Historical Trends Regarding Prescription and Illicit Drug Use in the United States

A Five-Year Retrospective Analysis of Over Five Million Test Results

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – March 6, 2019 – Millennium Health, in close collaboration with independent clinical experts, has analyzed its proprietary database of millions of drug test results from the last five years to answer some of the most pressing questions associated with trends in medication use and substance abuse today.

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