Despite rising opioid prescription and overdose rates, organizations haven't figured out the right way to respond. But it's not for a lack of trying: Planners have been seeking ways to address opioid misuse and using resources to do so.
So what's the problem? Health systems often fail to include other key stakeholders in the conversation—leading to disjointed, duplicative initiatives that are at odds with one another.
Intermountain Healthcare, a 22-hospital not-for-profit health system, has overcome this problem with its community-based strategy. Read on to learn more about Intermountain's approach.