How HIT Can Be Leveraged to Aid in the Opioid Epidemic
Location: Minnesota State Capitol Building, Room 316
75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard., St Paul, MN 55155
Overview: Panel presentation representing various viewpoints of how HIT can be leveraged to aid in addressing the opioid epidemic in Minnesota and nationally.
5PM to 6:15PM: Dinner and Networking
6:15PM to 7:45PM: Panel speakers and Questions
7:45PM to 8PM: Wrap up
MN HIMSS presents an Advocacy Event panel discussion of how HIT can be leveraged to address the opioid epidemic in Minnesota. Come hear speakers share their point of view from a policy, legislative, practice and personal perspective of how opioid abuse affects the citizens of Minnesota and what can be done about it. Each speaker with have a short presentation of 10-15 minutes followed by time for questions and discussion.
Kari Guida - Minnesota Department of Health
Rep David Baker - MN Rep from Wilmar
Steve Simenson - Pharmacist, eHealth Initiative member
Jeff Coughlin - HIMSS National Advocacy Expert
Dr. Brian Grahan - Addiction Medicine Specialist