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Executive Orders, EO 18-09 by Governor Colyer Regarding Substance Use Disorder Task Force -- 3-1-18.pdf
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See March 1 Capitol Comments article entitled Governor Colyer Announces Substance Abuse Disorder Task Force.
K-TRACS Press Release 2-15-2018.pdf
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For more information, see KHA's Current Report article entitled K-TRACS Statewide Integration Adds 14 Kansas Hospitals.
CHA.090-Opioid-SummitReport_web2.pdf
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In June 2017, CHA and member hospitals conducted a six-month pilot in eight Colorado hospital emergency departments and two freestanding emergency departments with the goal of reducing the administration of opioids by ED clinicians. The 10 EDs achieved a 36 percent reduction in opioid administrations when compared to the same time period in 2016, far surpassing the original pilot goal of 15 percent.
Getting Help for Opioid Dependence or Withdrawal.pdf
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The Federal Trade Commission, in partnership with SAMHSA, has developed a new fact sheet to help those in need of treatment for opioid dependence or withdrawal. This fact sheet provides information on how to obtain proper and safe help for the treatment of opioid dependence or withdrawal and is available in English and Spanish.
PolicyBrief_MO KS Opioid.pdf
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A Policy Brief examining overdose deaths, hospital visits and unfilled jobs.
Opioid Epidemic- Talking Points.pdf
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Alliances and partnerships among health care providers and payers, business leaders and policy makers, and patients and caregivers, are essential to identify community-based solutions and broader policy changes to address the opioid epidemic.
Registrations must be received at KHA by Thursday, April 19, 2018. Refunds will be given only for those cancellations received before 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018. Walk-ins will be permitted only if room is available. Contact Lorri Dean at (785) 233-7436. Please make checks payable to KONL and return this completed form to: KONL, 215 SE 8th Ave., Topeka, KS 66603-3906.
Join us for a Noon Briefing Webinar on Tuesday, May 1, when representatives from KFMC and KMS will provide an overview of their peer review services, the Kansas peer review statutes, other available services and respond to questions.
Plan to attend the upcoming KSHIMSS Spring Conference,Health Information & Technology - Connecting with CareMay 3rd and 4th in Wichita KS.
For registration questions, please call Lorri Dean at KHA (785-233-7436).For other questions, please call Melanie Urban, KARQM Vice President and Education Chair (785-639-3379).
For more information on this program, contact the KHA Education Department at (785) 233-7436 or jmartin@kha-net.org.