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Opioid Stewardship a $21M Windfall for Wellstar Team

Mar 17, 2023: "A pharmacist-led opioid stewardship program at a health system in Georgia significantly improved opioid prescribing and usage, with estimated savings of nearly $21 million annually just among medical-surgical patients taking the analgesics."

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“It’s a really good example of what pharmacists can do that has huge impact, and [demonstrates pharmacy's capabilities] as leaders to address the safety of very high-risk medications”