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August 31, 2022

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Beyond Clinical Medicine Episode 43 – Improving Opioid Prescribing Techniques


With the opioid epidemic in America showing troubling trends, such as a steep rise in the number of opioid-related deaths during the pandemic, healthcare professionals face increased challenges to develop better opioid prescribing habits while maintaining quality care. On this episode of the Beyond Clinical Medicine Podcast, Dr. Robert Strauss, Chief Medical Training Officer, interviews Dr. Nathan Schlicher, Regional Medical Director of Quality Assurance and Associate Director of Litigation Support. Dr. Schlicher is the clinical lead for the Better Prescribing, Better Treatment program, a collaborative effort in Washington state to promote clinician-driven guidelines for improved opioid prescribing techniques.

Learn more about the Better Prescribing, Better Treatment program. Learn more about improving opioid prescribing habits.