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2020 Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit

Monday, April 13, 2020 – Thursday, April 16, 2020

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
2800 Opryland Dr
Nashville, TN 37214
United States


There is no single solution to the opioid crisis. Over the years, Abt has taken action to help federal, state, and local agencies and other stakeholders prevent opioid misuse, recognizing that partnerships and collaborations are critical if we are to save lives. We approach the opioid epidemic with a multidisciplinary lens, using rigorous methods and data analysis to connect the evidence and help our clients develop effective, sustainable solutions.

Join our experts who will share their knowledge during the 2020 Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit. Stop by our sessions and visit booth #304 to learn more!


Wednesday, April 15, 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.
Improving Care of Patients with Chronic Pain on Opioids: Findings and Insights from Health Systems’ Quality Improvement Initiatives

Presenters: Sarah Shoemaker-Hunt, Abt Associates; Kristen Alston, University of Mississippi Medical Center; Christina Mikosz, CDC; Christine Packer, Clearwater Valley & St. Mary's Hospitals and Clinics


Tuesday, April 14, 3:15 - 4:15 PM & Wednesday, April 15, 3:15 - 4:15 PM

Opioid Management Improvements in Primary Care Clinics: Insights from Practices and Clinical Staff
Presenter: Leigh Evans, Abt Associates

Together is Better: Shared Medical Appointments for Treating Patients with Chronic Pain and/or Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care
Presenter: Nida Corry, Abt Associates