n Sept. 20, 2018, Dr. Kivela participated in a drug shortage summit hosted by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Hospital Association, and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. The summit focused on the national security aspect of drug shortages and ways to improve the resilience of the nation’s health care infrastructure. Many of the speakers were federal employees representing HHS, ASPR, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Defense Logistics Agency who engaged the attendees in discussions on how their programs could work better to facilitate patient care, improve transparency and communications, and more effectively utilize the supply-chain capacity.
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With regard to state legislative activity regulating the opioid prescribing practices of emergency physicians, which of the following wouId you support? Check all that apply.
Polls results not statistically significant.
- Restrictions on duration (36%, 229 Votes)
- Restrictions of quantity (34%, 219 Votes)
- Mandatory checking of prescription drug monitoring systems for all opioid prescriptions from the ED (30%, 194 Votes)
Total Voters: 367