CONFRONTING THE OPIOID CRISIS IN AMERICAWebinar Faculty: Steve Defossez, M.D., E.M.H.L., C.P.E. VP of Clinical Integration, Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association
According to the C.D.C. from 1999-2017, almost 400,000 people died from an overdose involving any opioid. The alarmingly-high death rate from the opioid epidemic in Massachusetts has become our state’s number one public health crisis.Why is the opioid crisis so hard to combat?
Why do we in the medical community have to “own it?”
What can you do to help?
This webinar will help your hospitals and healthcare organizations:
»Describe the genesis of the opioid crisis in the US, basic addiction physiology/treatment, and healthcare’s role in combatting this public health issue.
»Discuss methods which will help bring about the urgent cultural change required to succeed in combatting the opioid crisis.
»Identify and access concrete best practices, tools, and guidelines for combatting the opioid crisis.
April 9th | 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (EST)