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Cross Post – A Public Health Crisis Requires a Roadmap of Solutions

Today’s post originally appeared on the Healthcare Leadership Council’s Prognosis Blog. It highlights how over 70 organizations representing physicians (including organized neurosurgery), hospitals, insurers, drug and device manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies, employers and patients among others have released first-of-their-kind comprehensive recommendations aimed at addressing the escalating opioid crisis in the United States. The “Roadmap for Action” gives clear guidance to health care leaders, lawmakers, and regulators on comprehensive approaches to stemming the crisis, which has led to an average of more than 115 people in America dying every day from opioid addiction. To read the full post, click here

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