How One of the Nation’s Largest Hospitals Integrated Prescription Monitoring and Advanced Analytics to Address the Opioid Epidemic and Potentially Save Lives

In an emergency department (ED), where every second is critical, it’s imperative that a patient’s controlled substance information be easily accessible.

Vivek Parwani, MD MHA FACEP, Medical Director of the Adult Emergency Department at Yale New Haven Hospital, explains the successful integration of a state-of-the-art opioid stewardship solution - which includes the nation’s leading substance use disorder (SUD) solution, advanced analytics, and patient-matching technology – with its Epic electornic health record (EHR) system.

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