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Paradigm Management Services, LLC and Ameritox Announce a Partnership in Using RxGuardian to Manage Chronic Pain Cases


Concord, CA, January 19, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Paradigm Management Services, LLC., the nation’s leading provider of workers compensation catastrophic and complex medical management services and Ameritox, the leading provider of pain prescription monitoring for providers caring for chronic pain patients announced a unique partnership to optimize outcomes for individuals with chronic pain.

Ameritox’s proprietary algorithm, RxGuardian, will enable Paradigm Management Services to work with the attending physician to measure compliance with prescription regimens and develop protocols for the chronic pain cases they manage. RxGuardian combines patients’ demographics with prescription dose and laboratory results. This information is utilized to determine normalized values for a patient. RxGuardian then compares these normalized values to expected prescription-specific ranges to measure compliance. Ameritox provides the physician with a lab report that identifies these normalized values and expected ranges, and flags results that are inconsistent. This data helps in identifying non-compliance, including absence of prescriptions and supplementation.

“We are delighted to partner with Ameritox for this service,” said Paradigm’s Chief Executive Officer, Robert Fahlman. “as it will provide us an additional management tool for this very complex clinical population. Furthermore, we will be able to work with our customers and treating physicians to ensure appropriate medication protocols are followed.”

“Paradigm is a leader in the field of chronic pain management and we believe this partnership will benefit the person living with chronic pain.” stated Ancelmo Lopes, Chief Executive Officer of Ameritox.

About Paradigm Management Services, LLC
Paradigm Management Services, LLC is the nation’s leader in providing catastrophic and complex medical management services. For the past 16 years, Paradigm has specialized in the management of injured people who have sustained complex brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, severe or complex burns, multiple trauma or chronic pain. Paradigm provides the nation’s most effective solution for managing individuals with catastrophic and complex injuries, by committing to and achieving optimal clinical and functional outcomes, facilitating proactive medical interventions and delivering the best return to work rate in the industry. For additional information about the organization, please visit the web at www.paradigmcorp.com.

About Ameritox
Ameritox is the nation’s leader in pain prescription monitoring. Only Ameritox offers RxGuardian, the most thorough and personalized lab report available. By comparing normalized values to expected prescription-specific ranges, RxGuardian lets pain practitioners protect their patients by determining compliance based on prescription regimens. RxGuardian also provides peace of mind to physicians and protection to their practice by providing data to help ensure that patients are taking pain medications as prescribed. With headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland, Ameritox conducts thousands of monitoring screens per day. For additional information about the organization, please visit the web at: www.ameritox.com.

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Paradigm Management Services
Daniel Bussius
800-676-6777
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