prescription drug http://kbia.org en Will Missouri Adopt A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program? http://kbia.org/post/will-missouri-adopt-prescription-drug-monitoring-program <p>Efforts to establish a prescription drug monitoring program in Missouri are making a comeback this year. But there’s a twist: the main opponent of establishing such a program is now sponsoring legislation.</p><p>“I think it’s a severe intrusion of our liberty to have the government create a database that is accessible by thousands of people, if not tens of thousands of people, who would then have access to sensitive private information,” said Republican Senator Rob Schaaf, a physician in St. Joseph, Mo.</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 15:06:33 +0000 Elana Gordon 28431 at http://kbia.org Will Missouri Adopt A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program? Newscast for May 3, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-may-3-2012 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>Missouri Senator Roy Blunt addresses Missouri House.</li><li>Missouri Senator Rob Schaaf attempts to block legislation authorizing government database to track prescription drugs.</li><li>Columbia College breaks ground on $14 million science building Thursday.</li><li>Missouri lawmakers unlikely to pass legislation making I-70 a toll raod in 2012.</li></ul> Thu, 03 May 2012 22:50:32 +0000 Kaveh Kaghazi 13526 at http://kbia.org Newscast for May 3, 2012 Missouri senator tries to block prescription database http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senator-tries-block-prescription-database <p>A Missouri senator who is a family physician says he&#39;ll try to block legislation authorizing a government database to track drug prescriptions unless it is put to a statewide vote.</p><p>Republican Sen. Rob Schaaf, of St. Joseph, Mo., began Thursday&#39;s debate on the prescription monitoring legislation by vowing to filibuster until he gets his way about a referendum.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 21:23:50 +0000 Associated Press 13517 at http://kbia.org Missouri senator tries to block prescription database Missouri house passes bill to track prescription drug purchases http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-passes-bill-track-prescription-drug-purchases <p>The Missouri House has passed legislation creating an electronic database to track prescription drug purchases. But the bill faces opposition in the Senate. Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:28:00 +0000 Associated Press 10213 at http://kbia.org Missouri house passes bill to track prescription drug purchases Under the Microscope: November 17, 2011 http://kbia.org/post/under-microscope-november-17-2011 <p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%;">This week on the show: the University of Missouri sponsors the Suicide Prevention Week. Plus: Missouri is ill-equipped to deal with prescription drug abuse.</p><div style="padding: 0px; border-width: 0px; margin: 0px; outline-width: 0px; word-wrap: break-word; height: 100%;"><p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%;"> Thu, 17 Nov 2011 20:19:50 +0000 Kyle Deas 3793 at http://kbia.org Under the Microscope: November 17, 2011