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  • 6 Reasons for Health IT to Adopt the Cloud Bookmark this article.

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    Types: Case Study , Other

    Categories: HIT , Quality/Safety , Regulatory/Policy

    Provider Types: Other/Specialty Hospital

  • Federal Regulations for Prescribing Scheduled Controlled Substances Bookmark this article.

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    Healthcare practitioners can prescribe scheduled controlled substances approved by the FDA consistent with state and federal regulations to give their patients the best quality of life possible given the reality of their medical condition.

    Type: Public Policy Resource

    Category: Opioid Crisis

    Provider Types: Other/Specialty Hospital

  • Alternatives to Medicine Bookmark this article.

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    A New Lab at UNH Will Help Explore Innovative Treatments for Chronic Pain and Addiction

     

    More Americans died from overdoses in 201016 than were killed in the Vietnam War. Of those deaths, some 40 percent involved opioids legally prescribed for pain relief. Now, with the support of a gift from Jayne “Kerry” Eastman Chandler ’84, UNH neuroscience professor Don Robin is studying an innovative treatment for chronic pain and addiction that doesn’t rely on medication.

    Type: Other

    Category: Opioid Crisis

  • NACo Legislative Analysis: Opioid Legislation in the 115th Congress – May 2018 Bookmark this article.

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    As the U.S. struggles to contain the opioid epidemic, legislators in Congress have put forth numerous proposals aimed at strengthening the nation’s response to
    this crisis. Many of these proposals would impact county governments, which are at the heart of America’s response to addiction through local health systems,
    human services agencies and law enforcement departments.

    Type: Public Policy Resource

    Categories: Opioid Crisis , Regulatory/Policy

  • Maximizing Health IT in the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis Lunch & Panel Discussion Bookmark this article.

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    EHRA  Agenda – Maximizing Health IT in the Fight Against the Opioid Crisis
    Lunch & Panel Discussion

     

     

     

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    Categories: Opioid Crisis , Regulatory/Policy

  • Evidence-Based Nonpharmacologic Strategies for Comprehensive Pain Care Bookmark this article.

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    Medical pain management is in crisis: from the pervasiveness of pain to inadequate pain treatment, from the escalation of prescription opioids to an epidemic in addiction, diversion and overdose deaths. The rising costs of pain care and managing adverse effects of that care has prompted action from state and federal agencies including the DOD, VHA, NIH, FDA and CDC.

    Type: Other

    Category: Opioid Crisis

    Provider Types: Other/Specialty Hospital

    Provider Name: The Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine & Health