Purdue Pharma Statement with Respect to District Court Decision Vacating Bankruptcy Court’s Confirmation of the Plan of Reorganization
Opinion – Steve Miller: Purdue Pharma chair on ‘tragic’ settlement decision; Stamford Advocate
December 31, 2021
The U.S. District Court’s decision vacating the settlement reached in Purdue’s bankruptcy proceedings threatens not only to upend U.S. bankruptcy law but also to significantly delay —and possibly prevent entirely — billions of dollars from being used to address the opioid crisis. It is a regrettable and tragic outcome that could have been, and hopefully still can be, avoided.
Mothers seeking treatment for substance use disorder often must choose between taking care of their children and taking care of themselves. Renewal House is offering mothers in Middle Tennessee a different option – one where they don’t have to choose.
In an emergency, every second counts. But sometimes there aren’t enough seconds to get to the emergency on time. And, in some communities and countries, there is no emergency response system at all. That’s why Jason Friesen, Founder and Executive Director of Trek Medics, put technology to work to save lives.
Providence Regional Medical Center Everett (PRMCE) is a full-service medical center offering cardiology, cancer treatment, neuroscience, a birthing center and a Level 2 Trauma Center serving patients from several counties in Washington. It’s the access to so many patients with opioid dependence that inspired emergency physician Thomas E. Robey, MD, PhD, to work toward improved treatment options for people suffering from substance use disorder (SUD).