Topics: Pharmacy and prescription drugs

For more information and resources, see RHIhub’s Pharmacy and Prescription Drugs topic guide.

The “M” of MAT: Medications for Opioid Use Disorder

prescription pad listing MAT-related medications


MAT, or medication-assisted treatment, is understood as a whole-patient treatment for opioid use disorder, considered a chronic disease. Four MAT medications work differently and help each patient’s unique needs.

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March 21, 2018

Understanding the Science of Pain and Opioids

drawing of brain


Understanding the opioid problem begins with understanding the science behind pain and how opioids relieve pain. It’s also important to understand individuals who might be more at risk of developing opioid use disorder.

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March 21, 2018

Introduction – Fall 2009

The Fall 2009 issue looks at innovative programs that support rural pharmacy and rural prescription drug services, new business and technology models for rural pharmacists, and patient safety programs.

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November 24, 2009

Rural Pharmacies Struggle to Survive

Kathy Nelson


Although telepharmacy is helping rural pharmacies survive and extend services, they still face challenges from large competitors.

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November 24, 2009