The USA is seeing an epidemic of preventable deaths & ED visits due to prescription opioid abuse. Over 250 million prescriptions for painkillers are written every year & daily 46 people die from an overdose of opioids. On May 20, 2019 at 10 am PT, the professionals reaching for answers & solutions to the crisis, will share their results. Join us!
Phoenix, AZ -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/14/2019 -- Dr. Mark Rosenberg, DO, MBA, FACEP, FAAHPM, the architect of the Alternatives to Opioids (ALTO) program, is Chairman of Emergency Medicine and Chief Innovation Officer at St Joseph's Health in Paterson, New Jersey--GROUND ZERO in the Opioid crisis. Along with Dr. Alexis M. LaPietra, DO, FACEP, Medical Director of Emergency Department Pain Management at St. Joseph's, the two clinicians have created and are the first in the US to launch the ALTO program--a unique approach to pain management without opioids They have presented across the country on the impact of their program to turn the tide against opioid addiction and overdose. They will join 4 other professionals for a Panel Presentation hosted by Leanne Meier, BSN on her VoiceAmerica show, "Once a Nurse, Always a Nurse: Exploring the World of Nursing." Dr. Patrick Kemper and Alicia House from Northstar Behavioral Health/Opioid Addiction Recovery, St. Paul and Oakdale, MN; Dr. John Nelson, President of Healthcare Environment, St. Paul, MN; and Dr. Michael Graham, Associate Professor of Nursing, St. Catherine University, Twin Cities, MN. The talents, abilities, knowledge and individual expertise have melded to allow them to look at this problem from many perspectives.
Currently, Dr. Rosenberg is a Board Member and Secretary-Treasurer for the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and a Board Member and Secretary-Treasurer of the Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF). Dr. Rosenberg has created many new and successful innovations such as an Emergency Department Palliative Care program called LSMA (Life Sustaining Management and Alternatives) and is principal author of the Geriatric Emergency Department Guidelines and the Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation Program. He has written many articles and chapters on Emergency Department innovations and other topics and has lectured internationally.
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