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If you work in the health care industry, you have grown accustomed to frequent changes in laws and regulations. Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals, created by K&L Gates, provides its listeners with timely content regarding regulatory and legal developments in the health care industry.  

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Mar 27, 2018

In the seventh episode of our series on the national opioid crisis, Erica Jackson discusses efforts by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to address the crisis, while still permitting patient access to effective pain management. Specifically, the episode discusses safety labeling updates, implementation of risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS), changes to education requirements for health care professionals, research on abuse deterrent formulations, further evaluation of product risks and benefits, and other initiatives to improve the access of medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction.

Presenter: Erica M. Jackson