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Summary:


From OxyContin to Opana, powerful painkillers have fueled a destructive epidemic that’s increasing our industry’s costs and employee return-to-work timeframes, health risks and overdoses. The complexity of this public health crisis is so large in scale that it defies all previous solution models. Working together, the nation’s best minds in the private and public sectors are fighting this epidemic. Read what they advise as the Rx solution for workers’ comp.

 

Experts:

-Gary Franklin, MD, MPH, Medical Director, Washington State Department of Labor & Industries; Research Professor, Dept of Environmental Health, Neurology & Health Services, Univ of Washington
-Kathryn Mueller, Professor, Univ of Colorado at the School of Public Health

-Richard Victor, PhD, JD, Executive Director, Workers’ Compensation Research Institute

-Christopher M. Jones, PharmD, MPH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

-R. Gil Kerlikowske, “Drug Czar,” Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy

-Nora D. Volkow, MD, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse

-Joseph T. Rannazzisi, RPh, JD, Deputy Asst Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration Office of Diversion Control

-John Eadie, Director, Prescription Monitoring Program, Center of Excellence, Brandeis Univ

-Mary Bono Mack, US Representative, CA 45th Congressional District; Co-Founder & Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Prescription Drug Abuse

-Fred Wells Brason II, Executive Director, Project Lazarus

-Anne Kirby, RN, Chief Compliance Officer/VP Medical Review Services, Rising Medical Solutions

 

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