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Webinar: WCRI and Brandeis University Discuss Opioids
Date:12/26/2013

Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013

The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) announced today that it will host an hour-long webinar panel on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 1pm ET (12pm CT, 11am MT, and 10am PT) to share lessons on how states can control the misuse and abuse of opioids.

“As policymakers and other stakeholders look for ways to further control opioid misuse and abuse, WCRI is happy to provide this webinar panel that will provide lessons for states on this very important issue,” said Dr. Richard Victor, WCRI’s executive director.

The first panelist, WCRI’s Dr. Vennela Thumula, will share findings from WCRI’s study, Impact of Banning Physician Dispensing of Opioids in Florida. This study examines changes in the prescribing of opioids to newly injured workers before and after the implementation of legislation (House Bill 7095) in Florida, which was effective July 1, 2011.

The second panelist, Dr. Peter Kreiner of Brandeis University, will provide initial findings from a longitudinal, multi-state database of prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) data. The findings include (1) a comparison of selected measures of patient, prescriber, and dispenser behavior across several states; and (2) effects of the new PDMP in Florida (operational on September 1, 2011) on measures of risky patient, prescriber, and pharmacy behavior.

Questions addressed:

  •     Did the Florida ban reduce the overall prescribing of opioids to injured workers?
  •     Does physician dispensing lead to over utilization/unnecessary utilization of opioids?
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