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Quality Corner Show Interviews Alison R. Knutson, PharmD about Opioid Management Screenings

PQS Senior Manager of Pharmacy Accounts Nick Dorich, PharmD interviews Alison R. Knutson, PharmD, BCACP Family Medicine Faculty Medication Management Pharmacist at Park Nicollet Creekside Clinic about opioid management screenings and best screening practices in patients needing pain management on the Quality Corner Show.  Knutson discusses how the comfortability of prescribing  opioids has changed in the past 30 years and what tools are available for healthcare providers to build a...

David Simoneaux

Managing the Opioid Epidemic During COVID-19

The Opioid Epidemic has significantly impacted the lives of people around the world and continues to do so today during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2018 in the United States, overdose deaths were four times higher than just 19 years earlier in 1999.1 While overdose deaths decreased by 4% from 2017 to 2018, there were still 68,000 overdose deaths in 2018, with...

Jasmine Perry