Opioid Safety Coalitions Network Fall Convening: Fountain Room Live Stream (Afternoon Only)


September 22, 2016
1:15 - 4:00 pm PDT

Agenda


Thursday, September 22


12:34 pm PDT Changing Community Hearts and Minds: Coalitions share strategies that work
Ivan Petrzelka (Shasta) and Pam Conelly (Santa Cruz)

Click here to watch room 1 - Prescribing Buprenorphine for Chronic Pain
2:10 pm PDT Naloxone in the Community: Coalitions share strategies that work
3:10 pm PDT MAT in Primary Care
Liza Ortiz (Tuolumne); Shelly Mascari (Lake), and Matt Satterfield (Plumas)

Click here to watch room 1 - Law Enforcement Approaches to the Epidemic

About this conference


Objectives:
  • Inspire attendees to take action in their communities
  • Understand state public health approaches to the epidemic
  • Debunk myths about addiction, buprenorphine and medication-assisted treatment (MAT)
  • Learn strategies for hard conversations (with patients, families, doctors): alternatives to starting long-term opioids, and managing tapers
  • Learn strategies to support judicious opioid prescribing, medication-assisted addiction treatment, and naloxone

This convening is co-hosted by CHCF, Partnership HealthPlan of California, and the California Department of Public Health.

About California Health Care Foundation


The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) is dedicated to advancing meaningful, measurable improvements in the way the health care delivery system provides care to the people of California, particularly those with low incomes and those whose needs are not well served by the status quo. We work to ensure that people have access to the care they need, when they need it, at a price they can afford.

CHCF informs policymakers and industry leaders, invests in ideas and innovations, and connects with changemakers to create a more responsive, patient-centered health care system.


For more information, visit: http://www.chcf.org/