Citizens Petition
- Sustaining Partners
May 2012-
The Search for an Ideal Analgesic
June 2011-
Pharmacotherapy for Prescription Opioid Addiction
March 2011-
Advancing Safe Opioid Prescribing through Prescriber Training and Behavior Change
June 2010-
Payer Issues Related to Prescription Opioid Monitoring and Abuse
March 2010-
The role of Dentists in Preventing Opioid Abuse
July 2009-
Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy for Prescription Opioids
April 2009-
Prescription Monitoring Research Update
November 2008-
Co-ingestion of Alcohol with Prescription Opioids
June 2008-
The Role of Urine Drug Monitoring in Pain Management
March 2008-
Sources of Diverted Prescription Opioids
September 2007-
Understanding the Types of Opioid Abusers
March 2007-
Responding to Signals of Opioid Abuse
November 2006-
Development of Abuse Deterrent Formulations
September 2006-
Best Practices in Opioid Risk Management
October 2005-
Opioid Abuse Resistance
March 2005-
Opioid Risk Management

Tufts Health Care Institute Program on
Opioid Risk Management

The mission of the Tufts Health Care Institute Program on Opioid Risk Management is to address challenges in the development and utilization of opioid analgesics, by engaging a multidisciplinary group of stakeholders focused on optimizing the benefits of opioid for pain management, and minimizing their risks, including abuse and diversion.

March 29, 2005
Opioid Risk Management


Perspectives of Major Stakeholders on Opioid Risk Management

DEA Perspective on Opioid Risk Management
Patricia Good Presentation >>

The Role of SAMHSA in Prescription Opioid Abuse
Judy K. Ball, PhD, MPA Presentation >>

The Role of Electronic Prescription Monitoring in Opioid Risk Management
Grant Carrow, PhD Presentation >>

Industry Perspective on Opioid Risk Management
Marie Pinizzotto, MD Presentation >>

Balance in Policy Related to Opioid Risk Management
David Joranson, MSW Presentation >>

Update on Prescription Opioid Abuse Surveillance

Key Informant Networks: Scientific Update
Theodore Cicero, PhD Presentation >>

Approaches to Reducing Prescription Opioid Abuse:
Understanding and Intervention

Prescription Drug Diversion
James Inciardi, PhD Presentation >>

Development of Abuse-Resistant Opioid Formulations
William K. Schmidt, PhD Presentation >>

Opioid Risk Management at the Patient Level: Universal Precautions
Douglas Gourlay, MD, FRCPC, FASM Presentation >>

The Role of Supply Chain Integrity in Opioid Risk Management
Ron Buzzeo, RPh Presentation >>


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