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Surescripts: Proven Technology Can Help Healthcare Professionals Fight the Opioid Epidemic

Source SureScripts
Published Date 5/1/2018
Electronic Tools Integrated with EHRs Play an Important Role in Preventing Drug Diversion and Ensuring Clinical Appropriateness for Patients with a True Therapeutic Need 

Technology available today can play a critical role in helping healthcare professionals combat the opioid epidemic and reduce the devastating human and economic impacts of the nationwide health emergency. In a new paper, “Changing the Course of the Opioid Epidemic: The Power and Promise of Proven Technology,” Paul Uhrig, Surescripts Chief Administrative, Legal and Privacy Officer, outlines how technology can address two challenges presented by the opioid epidemic: drug diversion or illegal use of prescription opioids and clinical appropriateness of opioids for patients with a true therapeutic need. ...
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