Premier opioid resources

  • Lobbying and policy initiatives
  • Care redesign with CMS
  • Pain management portfolio
  • Data analysis reports
  • Clinical surveillance solutions
  • Premier research and on-demand education

US Surgeon General

  • Public Health Advisory- April 5, 2018, Naloxone and Opioid Overdose, to expand the awareness and availability of naloxone.  The Advisory recommends that more individuals, including family, friends, and those who are personally at risk for an opioid overdose, also keep this lifesaving drug on hand.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality AHRQ

Alarm Safety- Patient Controlled Anesthesia (PCA)

American Academy of Family Practice

American Dental Association ADA.

American Hospital Association AHA

  • Toolkit: Stem the Tide: Addressing the Opioid Epidemic – guidance and case examples for pain management, treatment options, addressing stigma, clinician and family education, transitions of care, diversion, collaboration with community

American Medical Association AMA. 

  • Resources to address the opioid misuse crisis includes, online CEUs, prescribing guidelines, access to naloxone, reducing stigma to substance abuse, state and medical society resources, safe opioid disposal and advocacy campaign info.

American Pain Society APS.

American Pharmacist Association AphA

American Society of Addiction Medicine ASAM.

American Society of Anesthesiology -ASA

Association for Advancement of Medical Instrumentation AAMI Foundation and Healthcare Technology Safety Institute.

Boston University School of Medicine.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid CMS.

Capnography – monitoring of patients on opioids

  • An interactive website by Bhavani-Shankar Kodali, MD, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, on use of capnography to monitor ventilation during moderate to heavy sedation, and evaluate effectiveness of chest compressions during CPR.

Drug Enforcement Administration DEA / Department of Justice DOJ.

Drug diversion in healthcare

Emergency Medicine Patient Safety Foundation EMPSF.

Food and Drug Administration FDA.

Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Joint Commission TJC.

National Institute of Drug Abuse.

National Quality Forum (NQF)- National Quality Partners (NQP)

  • NQP Playbook™: Opioid Stewardship provides best practices and strategies for effective pain management and opioid stewardship. As a member of the NQP opioid action team of 40 organizations assisting in its development, Premier is proud supporter of the recommendations in this guide

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Pharmacy Quality Alliance  PQA.

Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety.

Rutgers University School of Pharmacy

Society of Hospital Medicine

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration SAMHSA-opioids.

University of Washington

(in collaboration/funded by AHRQ and CDC)

VA. Department of Veterans Affairs.