Read a collection of key takeaways from The Alliance’s Opioid Epidemic Summit on July 24, 2018.
It’s time to stop focusing on blame and start looking at solutions to make a difference in the lives of opioid users in your workplace. That was the message from former Judge Jodi Debbrecht Switalski, a lawyer who specializes in medical malpractice and business liabilities related to substance use and abuse. Switalski spoke at The Alliance’s Opioid Epidemic Summit on July 24 at Monona Terrace.
Discovering true enjoyment in something is incredibly powerful. When we are motivated to do what we enjoy and create strategies so that it can happen, we are at work transitioning from willing ourselves to do something (willpower) to wanting to do it and not worrying what anyone thinks (real power).
Getting patients past their fears of medical tests and technology is a passion for Laurie Sullivan and the care team at Midwest Open MRI in Madison, a designated QualityPath® provider.
When patients visit us and their doctor doesn’t prescribe an antibiotic, I tell them it’s likely a well thought-out decision. It might not be the one they want to hear, but we’re not doing it to push the patient’s care under the rug. We know what we’re doing.
The Alliance held a multi-stakeholder event to discuss the impact of obesity and how employers can support their employees in reducing the obesity epidemic in America. More than 55 people attended this event. Attendees heard speakers from a variety of different viewpoints on obesity. These viewpoints included national prevention, lifestyle, nutrition, patient, physician engagement, surgical and pharmaceutical.