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Duke Acts to 'Right-Size' Opioid Prescriptions

August 1, 2018

Greenblatt: 'whole new world for health care providers'

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OxyContin pill

Started as a task force in 2013, Duke’s Opioid Safety Committee is now an integral and permanent entity within Duke Health, ensuring compliance with state legislation and initiating actions aimed at curbing the nationwide opioid epidemic. “Duke is part of a growing movement among practitioners and researchers to study and address the different aspects of the epidemic,” says Lawrence Greenblatt, MD, co-chair of the committee. “This is a whole new world for health care providers.” Read MORE

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