December 15, 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CT / 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
The Opioid Crisis: An Update for Safety Leaders
The opioid crisis in America is breathtaking and demands our attention. Dr. Gladstone McDowell is a global leader in pain management who is the Medical Director of Integrated Pain Solutions. He is a trained specialist in Urology, Urologic Oncology, Anesthesiology, Pain Management, and Patient Safety. Dr. McDowell will address the current opioid crisis and updated numbers just reported by the DEA. He will address the issue of gateway drugs and how our healthcare staff, patients, and families are at risk. We will discuss the latest in drug diversion and what safety leaders need to know and watch for in 2017.
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When:December 15, 2016 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CT / 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET
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Awareness: Participants will learn about the detail about the current explosion of deaths due to opioid overdoses.
Accountability: Participants will learn about the accountability issues for governance, administration, clinical, and patient safety leaders need to consider pertaining to opioid adverse events including drug diversion.
Ability: Participants will learn how to view the current opioid overdose crisis and issues pertaining to drug diversion.
Action: Participants will understand what actions they may need to take in light of the evidence based view of Opioid Overdose epidemics.
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Introduction and Moderator
Charles R. Denham, MD In the News and Recent Polling Responses
During Dr. Denham's business development career spanning 30 years, he and his organizations have served hundreds of innovation teams. While in practice as a radiation oncologist, he taught biomedical engineering and product development. He has taught innovation adoption, technology transfer, and commercialization in both academia and industry. He has been an adjunct Professor of Health Services Engineering at the...
Gladstone C. McDowell, II, MD The Opioid Crisis: An Update for Safety LeadersDr. McDowell is Medical Director of Integrated Pain Solutions. His areas of expertise include urology, anesthesiology, pain management, and patient safety. He has served as an instructor at The University of Ohio for both the Department of Urology and the Department of Surgery.
Dan Ford, MBA, LFACHE Discussion and Reaction to Presentations AND The Voice of Patient and Family
Dan Ford, MBA, is a patient/patient safety advocate; retired Vice President of Furst Group, a healthcare executive search firm; nationally known speaker on patient safety, has served and is serving on a number of national and regional patient safety and quality boards/committees, serves as a patient/family advisor at Spectrum Health, and is a writer on patient safety and leadership.
Gregory H. Botz, M.D., FCCM Discussion and Reaction to Presentations
Gregory H. Botz, MD, FCCM, is a professor in the Department of Critical Care at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Huntington Memorial Hospital and then completed a residency in anesthesiology and a fellowship in critical care medicine at Stanford University in California. He also completed a medical simulation fellowship at Stanford with Dr. David Gaba and the Laboratory for Human Performance in Healthcare. Dr. Botz is board-certified in anesthesiology and critical care medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. National Action Plan for Adverse Drug Event Prevention. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2014. Available at http://www.health.gov/hai/pdfs/ADE-Action-Plan-508c.pdf.