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MedWatch Update on Hand Sanitizers


During June and July, the FDA has issued a series of warnings that some commercial hand sanitizers contain methanol and it has asked a number of manufacturers to recall their products. Also known as wood alcohol, methanol is intended for industrial use in products such as pesticides and solvents. It has no medical uses, and …

MedWatch Update on Naloxone


In a Safety Communication on July 23, 2020, the FDA alerted prescribers, pharmacies and patients of a new requirement for opioid drugs. It is directing drug companies that make opioids for pain relief and for use in treating opioid use disorder to add information on the labels about the use of naloxone. As emergency treatment …

Mike Cirillo and Phil Walls Quoted in Post for 2020 Virtual WCI Conference


myMatrixx President, Mike Cirillo, and Chief Clinical Officer, Phil Walls, were recently quoted in an article for the Workers’ Compensation Institute (WCI). Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, WCI will be holding its annual conference virtually this year and are highlighting the sponsors, including myMatrixx, in a series of posts. In the article, entitled “Clinical Vigilance …

WorkersCompensation.com Expert’s View Features Phil Walls on Key Drug Trends


Expert’s View is a regular feature on WorkersCompensation.com that shares insights and opinions from leaders and stakeholders in the workers’ comp industry. After the launch of the 2019 myMatrixx Drug Trend Report, our Chief Clinical Officer, Phil Walls, published an article detailing some of the important findings the report contains. The piece, entitled “Five Workers’ …

myMatrixx Delivers 6.1% Decrease in U.S. Workers’ Compensation Plan Drug Spending


Workers’ compensation pharmacy spending decreased by 6.1% in 2019, according to new data released today by myMatrixx. Through customized solutions that focus on patient safety and clinical care, myMatrixx provides monitoring and clinical intervention at all phases during the life of a workers’ compensation claim. “Helping our clients balance appropriate care for injured workers while …