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Officials convene to help fight opioid addiction

Case Management Insider, October 6, 2015

Opioid addiction presents a big challenge for healthcare organizations. More than 16,000 people died from overdoses of prescription opioid pain medications in 2013.

Some prescription opioid pain medication users progress on to illegal drugs, including heroin—and related deaths have also been on the upswing. In September, representatives from 50 states met, along with HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell, to discuss the problem and seek solutions.

Click here to read more about the meeting.

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