Patient and Family Engagement – Partnerships to Address the Opioid Epidemic

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Overview

Many hospitals including primary and ambulatory care practices are working to address the opioid epidemic. A recently-released White Paper developed by IPFCC and PFCC partners discusses the need and opportunity for partnership with patients and families in these efforts. Partnering with Patients and Families to Strengthen Approaches to the Opioid Epidemic (http://www.ipfcc.org/bestpractices/opioid-epidemic/IPFCC_Opioid_White_Paper.pdfstarted from a discussion among patient and family advisors, health care providers, government agencies, and other stakeholders in June 2018. PFCC.Connect is hosting an informal discussion on this approach.

 

Join the conversation and learn about strategies and share approaches you may be using to make care safer and partner with patients and families in addressing this widespread epidemic.  

To register: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/ac6108aaeb520c8dd746f627e8486654

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