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Ameritox Company Profile

Ameritox is the nation’s leader in Pain Medication Monitoring SolutionsSM, offering specialized laboratory testing and reporting services. Ameritox’s expertise and innovative science provide physicians with the information and support they need to enhance and optimize the care of chronic pain patients. Monitoring through prescription drug testing can help physicians make more informed clinical decisions while also helping to reduce the possible risk of misuse, abuse or diversion of powerful medications. Ameritox is headquartered in Baltimore, Md. with laboratory facilities in Greensboro, N.C.

News from Ameritox:

Ameritox Investments in Testing Capabilities Gives Doctors New Insights into Flakka and Kratom

BALTIMORE, Aug. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today AmeritoxSM, a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, announced it is offering tests for two dangerous street drugs, flakka and kratom. The additions are in response to reports from clinicians and state and federal law enforcement ab…

Ameritox Partners for Third Year With Operation UNITE Youth Basketball Camps Focused on Drug Abuse Prevention

"Shoot Hoops, Not Drugs" summer basketball camps offer rural Kentucky students the necessary skills to help prevent drug misuse and abuse BALTIMORE, June 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, will sponsor for the third consec…

Ameritox Presents Research That Reveals Patients' Illicit Substance Abuse Differs Among Types of Insurance Coverage

BALTIMORE, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, today presented new research demonstrating that the rate of illicit substance abuse differs by patients' insurance type. Ameritox presented this data at the annual scientific m…

Ameritox Research Confirms Significant Spike in Potential Nonadherence to Opioid Medications

BALTIMORE, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Ameritox(SM), a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, presented new research Friday showing a nearly 20-percent increase in the share of patient samples that do not contain the patient's prescribed opioid medication. Attendees at…

Ameritox Data on ADHD Stimulant Prescriptions Uncovers Significant Rates of Illicit Drug Use and Potential Nonadherence to Drug Regimen

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, presented new research showing that in one out of three samples of patients prescribed stimulants to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity (ADHD) disorder the prescribed drug wa…

Ameritox Wins Award for Compliance Training

Respected human capital management firm recognizes value of Ameritox compliance program BALTIMORE, Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ameritox(SM), a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced the "Ameritox STARK Shark Challenge," a supplement to annual co…

Ameritox Applauds Maryland Governor's Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force for Recommending Statewide Use of Medication Monitoring

BALTIMORE, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Ameritox(SM), a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, today applauded the Maryland Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force, chaired by Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd K. Rutherford, for recommending the use of prescriptio…

Ameritox Service PRIUM Announces Pilot Program With Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company to Improve Patient Outcomes for Workers' Compensation Patients

BALTIMORE, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, a national leader in medication monitoring solutions and its service PRIUM, a chronic pain medical management company specializing in workers' compensation, today announced the creation of a pilot program with Maryland-based Che…

Ameritox Advocate and Former DEA Special Agent to Lead Symposium on Preventing Prescription Opioid and Heroin Abuse in Local Community

Cobb County, GA a hotbed for opioid misuse, abuse, and diversion-related tragedies BALTIMORE, Oct. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced that Richard A. Tucker, retired Assistant Special Agent in Charge with the Drug Enfor…

Ameritox Research Shows Wide Variety of Potential Misuse and Abuse of Other Medications and Drugs in Those Prescribed Opioids

Ameritox presents research at national PAINWeek conference in Las Vegas BALTIMORE, Sept. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, has released a new clinical research study illustrating an emerging trend within the raging epidemic of pres…

Ingenuity Health Study Reveals Potential Non-Adherence to Antipsychotic Medications Differs Based on Diagnosis

Will Present Clinical Research to Psychopharmacology Community BALTIMORE, June 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ameritox's Ingenuity Health, a leading provider of medication monitoring solutions to behavioral health clinicians, today announced new clinical research based on urine drug m…

Ameritox Sponsors Operation UNITE Youth Basketball Camps Focused on Drug Abuse Prevention

"Shoot Hoops, Not Drugs" summer basketball camps build self-respect in rural Kentucky, devastated by drug abuse BALTIMORE, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ameritox(SM), a national leader in medication monitoring solutions, will sponsor for the second consecutive year a series of sum…

Ingenuity Health Research Flags Potentially High Rate of Medication Nonadherence Among Those with Serious Mental Illness

Research Results to be Presented at National Council of Behavioral Health Annual Conference BALTIMORE, April 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ameritox's Ingenuity Health, a leading provider of monitoring solutions to behavioral health clinicians, today presented clinical research at the N…

Ameritox Delivers Testimony Before Maryland Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force

BALTIMORE, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Ameritox, the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, yesterday delivered testimony before the Maryland Heroin and Opioid Emergency Task Force chaired by Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford. Ameritox combined its pr…

Ameritox Experts to Discuss Pathways to Heroin Abuse at National Rx Drug Abuse Summit

Presentation to include former DEA agent and non-profit leader who lost her son to accidental heroin overdose BALTIMORE, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, will host and lead a panel discussion at the 2015 National Rx Drug…

Federal Court Rules Millennium Health Infringes Patent Exclusively Licensed to Ameritox

BALTIMORE, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Ameritox, the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced that a Federal District Court found Millennium Health (formerly Millennium Laboratories) to have infringed U.S. Patent No. 7,585,680 (the '680 Patent)…

National Report Shows Increase in Patients Potentially Misusing Non-Prescribed Medications, Abusing Illicits

Data also reveals modest improvement in number of chronic pain patient samples containing prescribed medications BALTIMORE, Dec. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A research report released today by AmeritoxSM, the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, revealed that more pati…

Ameritox to Present Clinical Research to Forensic Toxicology Scientific Community

BALTIMORE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced a strong presence at this week's annual meeting of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Logo – http://photos.prne…

Ameritox Appoints New Chief Medical Officer

Brings 25 years of clinical and leadership experience to Ameritox brands BALTIMORE, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced the appointment of Thomas Smith, M.D., as Chief Medical Officer. In this role, Smith w…

Ameritox Sponsors Youth Basketball Camps Focused on Drug Abuse Prevention

Operation UNITE "Shoot Hoops, Not Drugs" summer basketball camps build self-respect in rural Kentucky, devastated by drug abuse BALTIMORE, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Ameritox(SM), the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, will sponsor of a series of summer…

Ameritox Partners With MVP Health Care in New York and Vermont

Provides Urine Drug Monitoring Services and Solutions to MVP Plan Physicians BALTIMORE, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — AmeritoxSM, the nation's leader in medication monitoring solutions, today announced a new agreement with MVP Health Care® to provide urine drug monitoring services t…

Ameritox Lends Support to DEA Drug Take-Back Events

BALTIMORE, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Accidental poisonings, including drug overdoses, now account for more deaths in the U.S. annually than car accidents, and in three out of four cases, the drug is a prescription pain medication. To advance the goal of ending the human tragedy associated wi…

Ameritox Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists

BALTIMORE, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ameritox has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) for a second time, based on the results of recent onsite inspections of its laboratories. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com…