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12/19/2018 Opioid Management

Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Taking on Opioids: Establishing an Organizational Initiative Case Overview In 2017, the Virginia Mason Medical Center launched an initiative called Taking on Opioids. This collaborative effort involves all patient care disciplines within the organization including ambulatory, surgery, inpatient, and

12/19/2018 Opioid Management

University of Kansas Health System, Kansas City, KS

Implementation of Drug Diversion Education in a Health System Overview Drug diversion in health systems is a growing problem. A estimated 10-15 percent of healthcare workers misuse alcohol or drugs at some point in their careers. Mitigating drug diversion within The University of Kansas Health Syste

12/19/2018 Opioid Management

UW Health, Madison, WI

Initiation of a Naloxone Academic Detailing Program Overview The UW Health Pharmacy in March 2017 initiated a Naloxone Academic Detailing program — a series of short 15-minute educational sessions conducted at provider staff meetings in the primary care, emergency department (ED), and in inpatient

12/18/2018 Opioid Management

Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, IN

Interprofessional ambulatory care pain treatment program Overview The Indiana University Health Ambulatory Care Pain Treatment protocol is a pharmacy initiative developed in an effort to assist primary care prescribers with best practice standards for chronic pain. These standards aim to improve pa

8/16/2018 Opioid Management

Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL

Interdisciplinary medication disposal in a post-surgical setting Overview The pharmacy department has partnered with a physician champion and others as part of an interdisciplinary project to provide a mechanism for medication disposal in a post-surgical setting. Patients are encouraged to return

8/16/2018 Opioid Management

Riverside Health System, Newport News, VA

Improving the safety and effectiveness of postoperative pain management Overview In August 2017, our organization joined a CMS HIIN focused on improving the safety and effectiveness of postoperative pain management. Five acute care facilities within the organization are participating in this perfo

8/16/2018 Opioid Management

Cone Health Greensboro, NC

Pharmacist-driven multimodal analgesia initiative to decrease PCA opioid use in patients with total knee replacement  Overview The literature shows that historically, older orthopedic patients often require lower opioid doses in comparison to those given to younger patients. Utilizing patient-contr

5/23/2018 Opioid Management

MAHEC/UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Asheville, NC

Naloxone co-prescribing program in family medicine residency clinic Overview Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is a large family medicine residency program with integrated clinical pharmacists. We identified patients who met CDC-based criteria for naloxone  — 50 morphine milligram equiva

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