Resources & Information

Mar 1 2017

Spotlight: NC Controlled Substances Reporting System

According to the NC Controlled Substances Reporting System, during the 4th Quarter of 2016 prescribers ordered a prescrip-tion history 28 percent of the time when… Read More…
Mar 1 2017

2016 PA compliance checks

Three-quarters of all physician assistants (PAs) reviewed during the Board’s 2016 PA compliance checks were in full compliance with all applicable laws and rules. Read More…
Mar 1 2017

Quarterly Board Actions Report: August 2016 - October 2016

The Board actions listed below are published in an abbreviated format. The report does not include non-prejudicial actions such as reentry agreements and non-disciplinary consent… Read More…
Mar 1 2017

Using NCCSRS to improve opioid prescribing

Tips from the director of Duke Health’s Medical Pain Service

This year, the NC Controlled Substances Reporting System (CSRS) will celebrate its… Read More…
Mar 1 2017

Getting to know the people of the NC Medical Board: Timothy E. Lietz, MD

Emergency Medicine | Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates | Appointed 2013 | President-elect

What do you wish the public or other medical professionals… Read More…
Mar 1 2017

Update on PA Board Member appointment

The Review Panel for the NC Medical Board interviewed several candidates for the open physician assistant (PA) seat on the Board on Jan. 28. Read More…
Mar 1 2017

Board votes to modify opioid investigations program

After evaluating preliminary results from its opioid investigations program, the Safe Opioid Prescribing Initiative (SOPI), the Board voted in January to refine the selection criteria… Read More…
Mar 1 2017

Call for applicants: physicians needed to serve on NCMB

Applicants are needed for two physician seats on the Board, for terms beginning Nov. 1.

Two seats must be filled by… Read More…
Mar 1 2017

Licensee survey: here’s what you told us

In October, NCMB sent emails to 10,000 randomly selected licensees requesting their input on topics impacting the practice of medicine, including physician wellness/burnout, longevity in… Read More…
Mar 1 2017

NCMB adopts CDC opioid guidelines

NCMB voted at its January Board Meeting to replace its existing position statement on the use of opiates to treat pain with the CDC Guideline… Read More…