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Company Overview of Ameritox, Ltd.
Ameritox, Ltd. develops pain medication monitoring solutions for behavioral health clinicians in the United States. It offers laboratory services and practice management tools; Rx GuardianCD, a urine drug monitoring solution that helps clinicians to identify potential abuse, misuse, or diversion of patient medication; Rx Guardian INSIGHT Report, which provides physicians with a view of their chronic pain patient’s medication monitoring results; and Rx Guardian results report that provides information available on patient’s pain medication use in easy-to-read format. The company also provides clinical staff training and support, results interpretation and support, contract and payer partnersh...
300 East Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
Founded in 1996
Key Executives for Ameritox, Ltd.
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Chief Laboratory Officer and Senior Vice President
Senior Vice President of Managed Care
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Ameritox, Ltd. Key Developments
Ameritox Research Shows Wide Variety of Potential Misuse and Abuse of Other Medications and Drugs in Those Prescribed Opioids
Sep 11 15
Ameritox has released a new clinical research study illustrating an emerging trend within the raging epidemic of prescription opioid misuse and abuse sweeping the country: abuse of non-prescribed opioids, medications used to treat behavioral health conditions, and illicit drugs in those prescribed opioid therapy. Study results revealed tens of thousands of patients being treated with opioid therapy as testing positive for non-prescribed, powerful opioids like oymorphone, non-prescribed benzodiazepines like Xanax and illicit drugs such as cocaine and heroin. Of more than 970,000 urine samples analyzed from patients each prescribed an opioid medication, nearly 17% tested positive for non-prescribed antidepressants and 14% contained non-prescribed benzodiazepines. In additional, almost 12% of the samples tested positive for non-prescribed opiates, 2% for non-prescribed amphetamines, 1.7% for cocaine and 1% for heroin, among other medications and drugs.
Ingenuity Health Expands Reference Database to Help Assess Medication Adherence in Those with Serious Mental Illness
Jul 14 15
Ingenuity Health, a service of Ameritox Ltd. expanded its comprehensive reference database that helps clinicians assess medication adherence among patients with Serious Mental Illness. Ingenuity Health has developed a method to help assess adherence in patients prescribed the antipsychotic drug lurasidone, marketed under the brand name Latuda®. The reference database provides behavioral health clinicians help in addressing the ongoing problem of medication non-adherence in those with SMI.
Ameritox's Ingenuity Health Introduces Method to Help Assess Medication Adherence in Patients Prescribed Risperdal
Oct 21 14
Ameritox announced that it has launched a method to help assess medication adherence in behavioral health patients prescribed the antipsychotic drug risperidone (tradename, Risperdal). This new method marks a critical step toward establishing a comprehensive reference database for commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications, providing behavioral health clinicians help in addressing the acute problem of medication non-adherence in those with serious mental illness. The company’s Ingenuity Health service conducted research that allows it to provide additional information about whether a patient may be taking risperidone in accordance with his or her prescribed treatment plan. By comparing normalized urine drug results against the results of patients clinically assessed as adherent, behavioral health centers and medical professionals will have more information as they manage and treat patients prescribed risperidone. Risperidone now joins Abilify. In addition, Ingenuity Health offers detection tests for other drugs commonly prescribed to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, including Clozaril, Geodon, Haldol, Invega, Zyprexa and Latuda.
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