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March on States

HIMSS 2018 March on the States to Address the Opioid Crisis

Webinar Series

  • Part 1: Listen to webinar (6/4/2018)
    • Listen in as Afton Wagner (Senior Manager of Federal and Pharmacy Initiatives at HIMSS), Former Governor Jim Douglas, and Kevin Borcher (NeHII PDMP Program Director) give an introduction to the opioid crisis and the role health information and technology plays at the state and federal levels in response.
  • Part 2: Listen to webinar (7/30/2018)
    • This webinar serves as a follow up to Part 1 of our series and will dive deeper into federal and state efforts to address the crisis through information and technology with representatives from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and Bryant Karras, the Chief Public Health Informatics Officer of Washington State Dept. of Health.         
  • Part 3: Listen to webinar (9/6/2018)
    • Moderated by former Governor Jim Geringer, Lindsey Ferris of CRISP, Sonia Chambers of West Virginia Health Information Network, David Bucciferro of HIMSS EHRA Association & John Klimek of National Council for Prescription Drug Programs speak upon federal and state efforts and steps forward to address the crisis through information and technology.

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