Eric Eyre’s August. 9 article (“Amid opioid crisis, drug firm cites WV infant rehab clinic for possible fault”) presents egregiously false and irresponsibly cherry-selected claims about Cardinal Health’s positive method of the opioid epidemic.
Cardinal Health cares deeply concerning the devastation brought on by opioid abuse and it is at the forefront to assist address the epidemic via a condition-of-the-art anti-diversion program, while remaining dedicated to our critical role in making certain doctors, pharmacists and patients have the medications they require. That’s and can remain our main concern.
The assertion that Cardinal Health belongs to the “that produced the opioid problem” can also be incorrect. Cardinal Health doesn’t prescribe or market opioids to anybody. Experts, such as the Cdc, the President’s Commission on Combating Substance Abuse and also the Opioid Crisis, and also the National Development of Sciences indicate over-prescribing because the cause of the epidemic.
Cardinal Health Senior V . P ., Global Corporate Communications