Psychemedics Corporation Appoints Daniella Mehalik as VP – Finance

ACTON, Mass., Nov. 27, 2023 -- Psychemedics Corporation (NASDAQ: PMD), a global leader in hair testing for substance abuse, proudly announces the appointment of Daniella Mehalik as its new Vice President - Finance. In her new role, Ms. Mehalik will assume responsibility for directing and managing all financial activities at Psychemedics, including comprehensive oversight of ... Read more

Unveiling the Future of Drug Testing: Psychemedics Introduces Advanced 5-Panel Drug Screen

ACTON, Mass., Oct. 27, 2023 -- In an era marked by relentless change and the pressing need to adapt, Psychemedics, a pioneer in the drug screening industry, proudly announces the launch of a revolutionary, Advanced 5-Panel Drug Screen. This groundbreaking offering will transform the way organizations safeguard their workplaces, shifting the spotlight from marijuana to ... 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 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

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

Fentanyl Epidemic? 2021 could be the start.

Fentanyl epidemic?  Probably. 2020 overdose deaths give a clue. Is a fentanyl epidemic taking shape? An article from this week's New York Times paints an excellent picture of how quickly the drug ravages a community. Fentanyl deaths and overdoses are on the rise. The message is clear that fentanyl is the dominant drug threat for ... Read more

Popular teen party drugs may be deadly fakes.

Popular teen party drugs may be deadly fakes. Protect your students with the only FDA-cleared hair test for fentanyl. 27% of seized counterfeit pills contained potentially lethal doses of fentanyl. (DEA, August 2020 report) 47% of overdose deaths between 2018-2019 were due to fentanyl or other synthetic opioids (CDC) Fentanyl is involved in more deaths ... Read more