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Organizations Benefit From a Partnership with Affirmhealth's Shield Software

Aug 8, 2018 2:00:00 PM by AffirmHealth posted in prescriber compliance, prescribing protocols, patient safety, opioid abuse, clinical decision support

As an organization, part of our mission is to provide up-to-date information on opioid related news as well as state and federal guidelines and regulations for opioid prescribing. Our resource library is designed to educate healthcare professionals in order to facilitate better opioid prescriber compliance across healthcare organizations. Our software platform, Shield, incorporates the applicable state and federal regulations clinicians must adhere to, enabling healthcare systems to prescribe opioids more responsibly. 

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Implementing Opioid Management Guidelines Through Electronic Decision Support: A Clinician’s View

Aug 1, 2018 10:01:00 AM by Mario Ramirez, MD posted in clinical practice improvement activities, clinical decision support, electronic decisions support, clinicians

“The volume and complexity of what we know has exceeded our individual ability to deliver its benefits correctly, safely, or reliably. Knowledge has both saved us and burdened us.”—Atul Guwande.[1]

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