Tag: Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index

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Drug Testing Index: A look at 2014-2018

May 10, 2018 By

The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index reveals insights into patterns of drug use among the U.S. workforce on its 30th anniversary. Download our timeline.

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10 facts about opioids

October 10, 2017 By

We compiled the most recent data and headlines about substance abuse, addiction, overdose deaths, and health consequences of America's opioid crisis.

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Mapping drug use in the U.S. workforce

June 9, 2017 By

Our new interactive map, powered by Drug Testing Index data, illustrates workplace urine drug test positivity by drug type for the past 10 years.

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Cocaine continues upward trend

June 1, 2017 By

Cocaine positivity increased 12% in 2016, reaching a 7-year high of 0.28%, according to the latest Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.

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Increases in illicit drugs, including cocaine, drive workforce drug positivity to highest rate in 12 years

May 16, 2017 By

The Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index shows increases in positivity for illicit drugs, such as marijuana and cocaine, across virtually all test types.

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Employers paying the price of substance abuse

May 9, 2017 By

Employers can now calculate the cost of substance abuse on their businesses with the Substance Use Cost Calculator.

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Revisions to Federal workplace drug testing

February 10, 2017 By

HHS revised its mandatory guidelines to expand federal urine drug testing to include hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxycodone, and oxymorphone.

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Data shows escalating drug use in the U.S. workforce

January 24, 2017 By

Typically, there is at least 30 percent more self-reported drug use by people who work for an employer without a drug testing program.

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Post-accident positivity climbs among American workers

January 4, 2017 By

Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index data shows a significant increase in positive post-accident drug tests in the American workforce.

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By the Numbers: Heroin positivity continues to rise

December 15, 2016 By

Heroin positivity increased 146% between 2011 and 2015 in the general U.S. workforce according to the Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index.