Clinical healthcare professionals have a moral and professional responsibility to coordinate patients’ pain treatment and opioid-related problems. Their ability to successfully accomplish this mandate should be a regular priority during best practices discussions.
Are providers in a catch 22?
At least one provider alleges that quality patient care and organizational standards might be misaligned.
"In the lawsuit, Dr. Alpert alleges her resistance to prescribing unnecessary opioids created a high standard deviation in her patient scores, which in turn prevented her from gaining shareholder status three years in a row, according to the report."
To read more: