Closing the Pipeline from Workplace Injury to Opioid Addiction
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - DoubleTree Bloomington Minneapolis South
There’s an epidemic sweeping the country, destroying families, decimating communities, overwhelming emergency response staff, and flooding emergency rooms and morgues with new victims every day. But it’s not some new virus killing people at such an alarming rate. It’s heroin, and it’s being fueled by legally prescribed painkillers. Find out how everyone has a role to play in preventing opioid addiction, starting in the workplace.
FEATURING KEYNOTE SPEAKER LEXI REED HOLTUM
Executive Director & Lobbyist of the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation
Lexi Reed Holtum has been with the foundation since its inception, and was instrumental in the passage of Steve’s Law and ensuring first responders have the resources needed to implement the law. She is also responsible for creating the Overdose Prevention Program and for fostering partnerships within hospitals, treatment and sober living facilities, and communities in order to reduce opioid overdose deaths. Lexi’s testimonies in Washington DC offer necessary perspective to federal agencies in order to push for changes to current prescribing practices, addiction treatment, and available resources. Lexi is a person in long term recovery from the disease of addiction, she is the proud mother of one child, and she was Steve Rummler’s fiancée.
WITH PRESENTING SPEAKERS
Christopher Johnson, MD, Allina Health
Dr. Johnson serves on the Medical Advisory Committee and Board of Directors for the Steve Rummler Hope Foundation, and chairs the Minnesota Department of Human Services Opioid Prescribing Work Group.
James S. Pikala, Attorney, Arthur Chapman
Jim is an attorney with over 30 years’ experience in Minnesota workers’ compensation law.
Phil Walls, RPh, Chief Clinical Officer, myMatrixx
Phil is a clinical pharmacist with over 35 years of experience in pharmacy benefit management and workers’ compensation.
Ceil Jung, RN, BSN, CCM, Director of Medical Services, SFM
Ceil is responsible for managing the Medical Services Department at SFM.
Presentation 8:00am - 12:30pm
DoubleTree Bloomington Minneapolis South
7800 Normandale Boulevard
Minneapolis, MN 55439
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
CFOs, Risk Managers, HR - Anyone Who Feels the Pain of Workers’ Comp
REGISTER (2 OPTIONS):
1) Email firstname.lastname@example.org
2) Call 612-236-1771
NO COST TO ATTEND BUT SPACE IS LIMITED - RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY!
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