Physician-Pharmacist Collaborative to Enhance Safe Opioid and Buprenorphine Prescribing

Summary

The funded project is to embed a clinical pharmacist with specialized training in pain management and behavioral counseling techniques into a physician directed treatment team dealing with patients at risk for opioid abuse. The aim of the project is to improve care, decrease opioid abuse for those at risk of such abuse, and evaluate barriers and facilitators to adoption of such a program if the program is successful.

Status: Completed
Funding: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation
Faculty Engagement: Michael A. Smith, PHARMD, BCPS Faculty Engagement: Amy Bohnert, Ph.D., MHS
Category: Research