Addressing Data and Information Gaps Contributing to Opioid Use Disorder

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Network for Excellence in Health Innovation

This publication identifies and suggests solutions to information gaps regarding opioid alternatives to pain relief, appropriate opioid use, and available resources to address opioid use disorders. Recommendations include: consistent state-based databases/prescription drug monitoring programs, guidance for clinicians on appropriate prescriptions, and improved safety and security of prescriptions.

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Substance Use

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U.S. Opioid Epidemic