The Evolution of the Opioid Crisis: From Pain Management to Overdose
"The United States accounts for less than 7% of the world’s population, yet Americans consume as much as 90% of the world’s prescribed opioids.” During this webinar, Dr. Jill Warrington, Aspenti Health’s Chief Medical Officer, reviewed the evolution of the opioid crisis from opioid prescribing patterns and the prevalence of chronic pain to the societal and personal challenges with Opioid Use Disorders including fatal overdoses, intravenous drug use and associated risks. This session also highlighted some key interventions to support the safety and health of our patients.
Presented By: Jill Warrington, MD, PhD, Chief Medical Officer, Aspenti Health
Length: 60 minutes
Category: Clinical Development