Cambridge, MA – Join the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) for an informative, one-hour webinar on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 1pm ET (12pm CT, 11am MT, 10am PT) to discuss the opioid problem in workers’ compensation and some public policies currently being used to address it.
The three authors of WCRI’s study, Longer-Term Use of Opioids in Workers’ Compensation, Ms. Dongchun Wang, Dr. Dean Hashimoto, and Dr. Kathryn Mueller, will share their research and insights and have an interactive discussion with participants about this critical issue.
“Those who are seeking to strike a balance between providing appropriate care to injured workers while reducing unnecessary risks to patients and costs to employers would benefit from this webinar,” said Dr. Richard Victor, WCRI’s executive director.
Things you will learn:
- Opioid problem in workers’ compensation: major findings from WCRI’s Longer-Term Use of Opioids in Workers’ Compensation study
- Policy options currently being used to address the opioid problem: A national perspective
- Policy initiatives in Massachusetts and the state’s experience in addressing opioid abuse and diversion
Click here to register now: WCRI Webinar: Opioid Problem in Workers’ Compensation