San Diego, CA – Millenium Health recently announced an upcoming free webinar on May 25th that will review opioid trends and discuss the value of medication monitoring in the care of injured workers.
According to the latest Worker’s Compensation Research Institute Opioid Study, a large percentage of injured workers (54-86%) receiving pain medications received opioids across the 25 states studied. Numerous guidelines have been published to address the appropriate utilization of opioid therapy in the worker’s compensation population.
The presentation will highlight national trends in opioid misuse and abuse, discuss patient selection and discuss the role of medication monitoring as a valuable tool that provides objective, actionable information during the care of injured workers.
- Describe trends in opioid misuse and abuse
- Discuss the current landscape in use of opioids for chronic pain management
- Discuss guidelines created specifically for worker’s compensation
- Identify risk factors for substance misuse and abuse
The free one-hour webinar is scheduled for Thursday, May 25 at 10am PT/1pm ET.
Click here to register: Millennium Health Webinar: The Value of Medication Monitoring: WC Claimants & Systems
Source: Millennium Health