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Improving Opioid Prescribing and Patient Safety

Maine Quality Counts podcast

Release Date: 10/31/2017

1. The Genesis of the Opioid Crisis: "How We Got Here."

  • Trace the origin of the opioid crisis in America
  • Review CDC opioid prescribing guidelines


2. Opioid Basics: MMEs & Tapering

  • Calculate morphine milligram equivalents & evidence behind limits
  • Discuss reduction strategies

Elisabeth Fowlie Mock, MD, MPH, FAAFP

From Holden, Maine, Elisabeth received her doctorate from Vanderbilt Medical School and a Master of Public Health in Health Policy and Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill. She attended Colby College and Emory University. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and works part-time as a Hospitalist at EMMC. She is active in leadership of the Maine Academy of Family Physician