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Regulating Opioid Use: Strategies for Safely Prescribing Opioids in Light of New Federal Mandates
October 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Vanessa Guzman, AVP, Quality Improvement, Montefiore Health System, and Bob Hussey, Business Consultant for Clinical Effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer Health. In light of new federal mandates, Bob reviews strategies for safely prescribing opioids including review of federal quality and health technology reporting requirements related to opioid prescribing, potential new federal requirements and how to use CDS to safely prescribe opioids as part of an overall care plan. In addition, Vanessa reviews new strategies implemented by Montefiore Health System for engaging patients in managing their pain.