Gerard R. Cox, MD, MHA, FACEP, has been appointed deputy under secretary for health in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). In that capacity, Dr. Cox is responsible for leading the VA’s national policies and programs for health care quality improvement, patient safety, credentialing and privileging, risk management, medicolegal affairs, regulatory compliance, ethics, audit, investigation, and related areas. Dr. Cox joined the Veterans Health Administration’s leadership team in January 2014 after serving more than 30 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy as a physician and health care executive.
Dr. Gerard Cox Named Deputy with Department of Veterans Affairs
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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