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Scripps VP discusses opioid stewardship program

Lisa Remillard of KUSI and Lisa Thakur of Scripps Health discuss opioid stewardship program at Scripps Health

KUSI anchor Lisa Remillard and Lisa Thakur, vice president of ancillary operations at Scripps Health.

Scripps VP discusses opioid stewardship program

Lisa Thakur, corporate senior vice president of ancilllary operations at Scripps Health, recently discussed a new program that aims to reduce the use of potentially addictive opioid-based medications throughout the health system.

Scripps is emphasizing education for patients and medical staff about the use of non-opioid approaches to manage pain after surgery.

Read the story on KPBS: Scripps Opioid Program Aims to Prevent Next Wave of Addiction

Watch the segment on KUSI:

New opioid program at Scripps aims to reduce opioid usage

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