Better Pain Management Collaborative 
 2017 Sponsor:  
 
In 2017 FLHCC launched a Statewide Collaborative on employer-based strategies to reduce opioid use called "Better Pain Management." 
 
Collaborative Workgroups: 
Benefit Design and Communication 
 
For more information on the Better Pain Management Collaborative please contact Karlene Lucas at karlene@flhcc.org 
 

What's in the News
 
  
Dr. Marty Makary. Credit Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Tens of thousands of Americans are dependent on opioid medications. An increasing number are dying from overdoses, both from prescription medication and street drugs, And many experts view post-surgery opioid prescription painkiller use as... (click on title for full article)
EXPAREL® in the news 
Barbara Tako, breast cancer survivor, melanoma survivor and author of Cancer Survivorship Coping Tools-We'll Get You Through This. 
 

Webinar recordings and slide presentations
 
Click on the meeting date for access to video recordings, slide presentations and other resources.
 
Musculoskeletal Conditions and the Opiate Crisis
 
 
July 26, 2017, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Webinar - no presentation available
Benefit Design and Communication Workgroup
 
 
"The Opioid Crisis in America's Workforce"
 

Resources 
 
 
 
 
 

Updated 7/17/2018

Better Pain Mgmt Collaborative