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After much discussion and consideration, the ACHE Board of Governors and leadership team have decided to cancel the 2020 Congress on Healthcare Leadership due to the need for leaders and healthcare organizations to manage their responses to coronavirus (COVID-19) within their communities. Learn more at ache.org/Coronavirus.

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Lisa M. Thakur, FACHE

Corporate Senior Vice President, Ancillary Operations

Scripps Health

Sessions

39A – Drug Diversion in Healthcare Workers

Presented by Pamela Letzkus, Lisa M. Thakur, FACHE at 8:45 AM on Tuesday, March 24th.

As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the country, much focus has been given to decreasing the manufacturing of opioids, preventing diversion at the manufacturing level, judicious prescribing of opioid pain relievers and increasing access to treatment for substance abuse disorders. Unfortunately, some unintended consequences of such actions include undertreatment of chronic pain, rapid withdrawal…

39B – Drug Diversion in Healthcare Workers

Presented by Pamela Letzkus, Lisa M. Thakur, FACHE at 10:45 AM on Tuesday, March 24th.

As the opioid crisis continues to ravage the country, much focus has been given to decreasing the manufacturing of opioids, preventing diversion at the manufacturing level, judicious prescribing of opioid pain relievers and increasing access to treatment for substance abuse disorders. Unfortunately, some unintended consequences of such actions include undertreatment of chronic pain, rapid withdrawal…