Cerner opioid management solutions are designed to offer a comprehensive, holistic approach to support health system goals around patient safety – all within the EHR.
Supporting health system goals around opioid management
Health systems are confronting the opioid crisis within their communities and patient populations. In the United States, an estimated 136 people die every day from an opioid overdose. Faced with an epidemic that has caused 350,000 opioid overdose deaths worldwide, clinicians need tools to know when and how to engage with patients.
At Cerner, we’re focused on helping to mitigate this multifaceted challenge with a comprehensive approach to support health system goals around opioid management.
Cerner opioid toolkit
Through the Cerner opioid toolkit, our opioid management solutions are designed to offer analytics, intuitive workflows and enhanced processes. Our aim is to focus our efforts to help provide insights and recommendations for appropriate opioid prescribing, effective pain management, and identification of potential opioid use disorder to connect patients to effective treatment.
The opioid toolkit is designed to provide:
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Cerner opioid management solutions are designed to help: