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Psychemedics Corporation Appoints Shannon Shoemaker as Chief Revenue Officer

Acton, MA – [September 21, 2023] Psychemedics Corporation, the world’s largest provider of hair testing for drugs of abuse, is pleased to announce the appointment of Shannon Shoemaker as its new Chief Revenue Officer. In this role, Shoemaker will be responsible for overseeing the company's revenue generation and growth strategies. With an exceptional track record ... Read more

New study shows hard drug users evade DOT tests at astounding rate

New study shows hard drug users evade DOT tests at astounding rate. Trucking Alliance and University of Central Arkansas find extremely wide gaps in detection capabilities for hair drug testing and DOT urinalysis THE STUDY Researchers at the University of Central Arkansas analyzed a dataset comprised of 936,872 pre-employment urine and hair drug screens on ... Read more

We Are The Hair Testing Pioneer & Leader

We Are The Hair Testing Pioneer & Leader Psychemedics Corporation is the world’s leading drug testing company using hair. Psychemedics’ patented hair tests are trusted by Fortune 500 companies, police forces, courts, schools and parents all over the world. ABOUT PSYCHEMEDICS Since 1987 we lead the industry for hair testing to detect drugs of abuse. ... Read more

How is drug testing cost driven by Cost-Per-Positive?

Why Does Cost-Per-Positive Matter Most? Because it is an Objective-Based Measurement of the drug testing investment. Know your objectives to calculate your costs. Today, your drug testing costs may not return the results you look for. In other words, the services you pay for are lagging behind drug trends. A common question is "how much ... Read more

Psychemedics Corporation Welcomes Drew Reynolds To Its Board Of Directors And Announces The Retirement Of Harry Connick From His Director Role

Acton, Massachusetts, March 22, 2022 – Psychemedics Corporation (NASDAQ:PMD), the world’s largest provider of hair testing for drugs of abuse, is pleased to welcome Andrew “Drew” M. Reynolds to the Psychemedics Board of Directors effective April 4th,2022.  Mr. Reynolds will also serve as a member of the Audit, Compensation, and Nominating and Governance Committees. Mr. ... Read more

Driving Toward the Drug-Free Cab

Driving Toward the Drug-Free Cab For one trucking firm, required DOT drug testing with urine did not ensure the drug-free cabs they wanted. As a result, they decided to augment that testing with a more stringent Psychemedics drug test using hair. The results literally speak for themselves. KLLM has transported perishable commodities throughout the country ... Read more

Psychemedics vs Urine Testing

Psychemedics vs. Urine Testing. Would You Risk Not Mediating An Avoidable Workplace Threat? Why did you start drug testing in the first place?  We bet it is because you know that habitual drug users bring risks to work with them every day. Psychemedics is trusted by the most recognized names in business to keep those ... Read more

Psychemedics + Urine Testing?

Psychemedics + Urine Testing? More safety sensitive businesses are adding Psychemedics to drug testing protocols. Here is why. If you are considering a Psychemedics hair test vs Urine you are in good company. For example, J.B. Hunt extended their DOT-mandated urine testing program in 2005 to include a Psychemedics hair test. A urine test is ... Read more

Drug Overdose Deaths in the U.S. Top 100,000 Annually

Drug Overdose Deaths in the U.S. Top 100,000 Annually For First Time Not surprisingly, U.S. drug deaths in 2021 reached a record high over 100,000. Largely driven by opioids usage and fueled by pandemic stress, deaths by overdose are on a troubling rise. Here is what you should know. And do. Contributing to that staggering ... Read more

A Growing Epidemic Inside The Pandemic

CDC and DEA Cite a Growing Drug Overdose Epidemic Inside the COVID Pandemic   Record drug deaths create new and urgent challenges. Drug deaths in 2020 concern anyone who, like me, is a bit of a data geek. The most recently released CDC and DEA data paints a picture of a persistent epidemic. Beyond that, ... Read more