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A Health Leaders Playbook to Addressing the Opioid Crisis

October 22, 2021: There is an opioid crisis in the US today. It’s a vicious cycle for people in the throes of addiction. They might also be coping with family issues, financial ruin or the psychiatric and mental health disorders that go along with it. And the pandemic only added to the problem with social isolation and the erosion of a lot of safety networks. Even before the pandemic, there was a lack of resources.. What is the CHIME Opioid Task Force doing to help? Joining us today are members Matt Sullivan, Atrium Health, Sean Kelly, Imprivata, Bruce Cerullo, Nordic Consulting and Scott Weiner, Brigham

Key Points:

00:00:00 - Introduction

00:04:00 - The overdose numbers from 2020 were the worst we've ever recorded. 00:17:45 - Opioid Action Center - https://opioidactioncenter.com/

00:20:30 - EPCS - Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances

00:26:33 - Opioid Task Force Playbook - https://chimecentral.org/opioid-task-force-playbook/

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