There is no single solution to the opioid crisis in the United States. However, health information technology (IT) plays a vital role in combatting this epidemic. ECRI Institute, in collaboration with the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Association, through the Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety, recently brought together health IT developers and other safety professionals with the expertise to look at how technology can contribute to safer opioid prescribing.
- White Paper on Safe Practice Recommendations for Safer Opioid Prescribing: Measures and Clinical Decision Support
- Implementation Guide for Measures and Clinical Decision Support for Safer Opioid Prescribing: Recommendations and Implementation Strategies
- Literature Review on Measures and CDS for Safer Opioid Prescribing
- Podcast: Health IT Improves Opioid Prescribing