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opioid abuse

Regulating Opioid Use: Strategies for Safely Prescribing Opioids in Light of New Federal Mandates

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...

Combating the Opioid Crisis using Clinical Decision Support at Atrium Health

Matt Sullivan, MD, CMIO, Atrium Health, and Alan Staples, Senior Strategist, Cerner. Atrium Health utilizes clinical decision support alerts within the electronic health record that are triggered by selected risks for opioid abuse. The alerts might include a history of prior opioid overdose, or whether he or she had tested positive for marijuana or cocaine in a prior toxicology...