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A Health Leaders Playbook to Addressing the Opioid Crisis

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A Health Leaders Playbook to Addressing the Opioid Crisis

October 22, 2021

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 Playbookhttps://chimecentral.org/opioid-task-force-playbook/

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A Diverse Skill Set Peter McCanna is chief executive officer (CEO) at Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest not- for-profit health system in Texas. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,200 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care, as well as an array of virtual and in-home services.