Addressing the opioid crisis: ending over-prescription

Physicians’ over-prescription of opioid painkillers opened the door to the current opioid crisis. What can health care providers do to fix it?

Chad Brummett, a pain management specialist from the University of Michigan, shares a new approach to combat Michigan’s opioid crisis that could be a model for the rest of the nation. Brummett sat down with Mary Bassett, director of Harvard’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights.

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