Protecting Patients and Individuals Against Opioid Overdose and its Associated Costs to Our Healthca

Nov 01, 2022 01:00pm -
Nov 01, 2022 05:00pm
The Madison Hotel, 1177 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Event Description

Protecting Patients and Individuals Against Opioid Overdose and its Associated Costs to Our Healthcare Systems

AMSUS’s Thought Leadership Forums bring together leaders from the federal healthcare system and industry to address a current challenge facing healthcare today.   This Forum will engage panelists in meaningful discussion about the opioid crisis, what is being done at the corporate level and what is being done at the federal health level to address, mitigate and manage the epidemic. Through rich conversation, these diverse leaders will provide insights to the problem at hand and reach consensus on a path forward.  

  • Learn of the unique needs and perspectives our industry leaders are facing
  • Listen to meaningful discussions as corporate leaders and federal healthcare leaders discuss the challenges.
  • Take away valuable insight to help evaluate the impact of current programs and to identify areas for enhancement within your own health system
  • Network with colleagues from industry and the federal healthcare system

Tentative Agenda:
12:00 pm – 1:00pm   Registration/Networking
1:00pm – 1:15pm    Introduction by AMSUS leadership
1:15 – 2:15pm    Presentations from Industry SMEs
2:15 – 2:30  Break 
2:30-3:00pm – Federal Leadership introduction and opening statements & discussions
3:00pm – 4:30pm – Q&A with Federal leadership/Closing remarks
4:30pm – 5:30pm    Networking reception
Light refreshments will be served. We hope to see you there!

LTG R. Scott Dingle, MS, USA, Army Surgeon General and Commanding General, US Army Medical Command
MG Rich Stone, MC USA (ret), Former Acting Under Secretary for Health, US Department of Veterans Affairs
VADM Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA, US Surgeon General (invited)
Rahul Gupta, MD, MPH, MBA, FACP, Director of National Drug Control Policy (invited)

Peter Caravella, MD, FACS, Intuitive Surgical
Don Stader, MD FACEPSwedish Medical Center in Englewood, CO
Gay Owens, PharmD, MBA, Sr Director Global Medical Affairs, Emergent Biosolutions
Steve Kearney, PharmD, Global Medical Director, SAS Health Solutions

After this presentation, attendees will be able to:

  • Understand the opioid epidemic and the role of naloxone
  • Develop criteria to identify patients at risk for opioid-induced respiratory depression (OIRD), utilizing real-world evidence
  • Model the real-world evidence data within each participant’s own health system to evaluate impact of current programs and to identify areas for enhancement. Compare geographic differences due to co-prescribing laws or similar other programs

Dress Code: Business Dress recommended
Target Audience: Healthcare providers serving veterans, active duty military and their dependents. Non-government healthcare providers, payers and pharmacists

Fee: $35 members/$60 non-members
CME/CE: 0 hrs

Event Type:Thought Leadership Forum
Early registration ends on Sep 27, 2022.
Regular registration starts on Sep 28, 2022 and ends on Oct 27, 2022.
Late registration starts on Oct 28, 2022.
(GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
Fee TypeEarlyRegularLate
Member Fee: $35.00$35.00$35.00
Non-Member Fee: $60.00$60.00$60.00