Current Report Articles
Aug. 20 Is Opioid Misuse Prevention Day
Opioid Epidemic (Aug. 14, 2020) – Opioid misuse prevention day is Aug. 20. There are a host of resources available to assist health care providers with preventing or reducing opioid misuse. Among these are included Prescription Drug Overdose/Misuse Prevention resources on the Kansas Department of Health and Environment website; as well as K-TRACS, Kansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, managed by the Kansas Board of Pharmacy. The Kansas Hospital Association encourages members to ensure prescribers of controlled substances and drugs of concern utilize K-TRACS, an important patient safety tool.
--Karen Braman