Drugs of Abuse

Doctor uVera Diagnostics Drug Testing in the Healthcare Industry

Drug Testing for the Healthcare Industry

Drug Testing for the Healthcare Industry 5.5 percent of healthcare industry workers in the United States used illicit drugs By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera Diagnostics Drug abuse and addiction affect workplaces in all industries. Substance abuse costs employers in the United States an estimated $81 billion each year. Although employers in the healthcare field …

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Cocaine Addiction

Cocaine Addiction Remains a Crisis – What You Need to Know

Cocaine Addiction Remains a Crisis – What You Need to Know. With much attention on the opioid abuse crisis, it’s easy to overlook how catastrophically cocaine addiction continues to affect our communities. According to the World Drug Report 2017, North America is the world’s largest cocaine market. Despite a decline in its use between 2006 …

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The Cost of Drug Abuse in the Workplace

By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera DiagnosticsIf you have employees abusing drugs, it’s costing your company money. It is estimated that employers lose up to $100 billion dollars per year* due to drug abuse in the workplace. Why are abusing drugs so costly for employers?  In this blog, we will discuss the costs associated with …

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Pain Killers

Do you think your co-worker is abusing painkillers?

By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera Diagnostics   Have you ever wondered if your co-worker is taking drugs? You notice they have low energy and have trouble focusing and completing their work. Maybe their mood swings create problems with you or other co-workers? These are all red flags that surround drug abuse or drug withdrawal. …

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Dangers & Effects of Amphetamines in the Workplace

By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera Diagnostics You show up to work every day. You’re on time and you do your job. You work hard, and if you’re a manager, you are responsible for the productivity and actions of other people. Now, add another layer. You have an employee who is high on amphetamines. What …

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Heroin Use in the Workplace.

By Bill Nee, VP Sales/Marketing uVera Diagnostics     Heroin use in the workplace has increased in recent years. Drug use in the workplace has declined overall in the last few years as employers increasingly have drug policies and programs in place. Shockingly, however, as drug use overall decreases, the use of particular drugs have …

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