Portugal’s Approach to the Opioid Epidemic – Part 2 in a series

In my December 13, 2019, article on Switzerland’s Approach to the Opioid Epidemic, I detailed the history of the Swiss opioid epidemic and the “Four-Fold” Approach they used to address their epidemic. While the Swiss stressed prevention, they also allowed for a controversial (in the US) Heroin Substitution Program [...]

2020-02-03T11:57:44-06:00February 3rd, 2020|

Are there Alternatives to the Opioid Epidemic the United States is not Considering?

Frequent readers of my blog may recall my multiple articles on different aspects of the epidemic as it relates to the workers’ compensation industry, and how CompAlliance has structured their Opioid Protocols as a result. On June 6, 2018, in my article, Opioid Limits on Prescribing – Has the [...]

2019-12-11T12:04:07-06:00December 11th, 2019|

Case Management and the Opioid Epidemic – What is our Role to Alleviate?

  As a Registered Nurse and mother, I always knew there was more to the practice of these professions than the rules, science, etc. As I was reading an article today, it really helped me to voice what it takes to be a nurse when addressing one of the [...]

2020-06-18T13:07:56-05:00September 5th, 2017|
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