CME/CE: Filling Prescriptions After Opioid-Related Hospitalizations

CME/CE: Filling Prescriptions After Opioid-Related Hospitalizations
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Mir M. Ali, PhD

Health Economist
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Mir M. Ali, PhD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has or has had no financial interests to report.

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Mir M. Ali, PhD (click to view)

Mir M. Ali, PhD

Health Economist
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Mir M. Ali, PhD, has indicated to Physician’s Weekly that he has or has had no financial interests to report.

New data suggest that greater efforts are needed to ensure that patients who are hospitalized for opioid addiction or misuse receive recommended services for post-treatment.
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Readings & Resources (click to view)

Naeger S, Ali MM, Mutter R, Mark TL, Hughey L. Prescriptions filled following an opioid-related hospitalization. Psych Serv. 2016 Jun 1 [Epub ahead of print]. Available at: http://ps.psychiatryonline.org/doi/full/10.1176/appi.ps.201500538.

Webster LR. Chronic pain and the opioid conundrum. Anesthesiol Clin. 2016;34:341-355.

Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R. CDC Guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain—United States, 2016. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2016;65:1-49. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/rr/rr6501e1.htm.

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