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LEADERSHIP SESSION > Opioid Misuse, Patient Safety and the Power of e-Prescribing


22 November 2016


Dr. Beth Sproule, Clinician-Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health & Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
Joshua Vinciguerra, Director, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, New York State Department of Health
Dr. Michael Hamilton, Physician Lead & Medication Safety Specialist, Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada (ISMP Canada)
Moderator: Bobbi Reinholdt, Division Executive, e-Prescribing, Canada Health Infoway

Opioid abuse is taking a heavy toll on provincial healthcare systems and on patients. The panelists will discuss the current opioid crisis in Canada and how electronic prescribing can help us to understand opioid prescribing habits, identify inappropriate use, and lower the instance of fraudulent prescriptions.

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