“S/he Did it AGAIN?” Repeat DUI Offenders

February 2, 2017 by C. Scott McMillin

A criminal defense attorney complained to me that his clients didn’t begin to take things seriously until the second or even third offense.

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When Pot Becomes Legal…

November 17, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Does his use of pot reduce his craving for alcohol (as he claims), or is it actually helping to trigger his drinking?

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Diagnosing Cannabis Use Disorder: Updated

November 14, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

It certainly makes sense that if you suffer from a major mental illness, you should stay away from pot.

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Drug Testing

October 27, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

If you’re not careful, the whole thing turns into an endless game of cat-and-mouse, that leads nowhere.

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Hackmail! Protect Your Patient Data

April 18, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Once in the system, a hacker can easily move from one area to another– accessing PHI on many other patients.

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Medication Assisted Treatment

March 24, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

In terms of a comfortable detox, Suboxone was a success. In terms of a return to opiate use, it was a failure.

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It’s Cheaper, But is it Better?

January 25, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

A former national insurance exec observed that when you work in healthcare management, most of your day is spent looking at columns of numbers.

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Managing Clinician Stress

January 18, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

Many clinicians work in busy programs with lots of staff and most of the time still feel like they’re alone, almost a solo practitioner, but with a lot less control over their activities

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Building A Team

January 4, 2016 by C. Scott McMillin

I’ve noticed that managers who had success in other industries have a tendency to view treatment as a form of manufacturing.

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Opioid Medication Therapy and Continued Use

December 7, 2015 by C. Scott McMillin

Everyone acknowledges the problem but accurate tracking seems to be a challenge.

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