PRIUM’s Mark Pew Presents Best Practices in Opioid Management at the “Managing Complex Claims,” a Half-Day Conference in Phoenix
Mark Pew, senior vice president of business development for , a workers’ compensation utilization review company with expertise in reducing the unnecessary use of prescription drugs, will present “Best Practices in Opioid Management” during the ” seminar on Oct. 25. Pew discusses clinical guidelines for using opioids for workers’ compensation claims, alternate treatments, and steps for weaning injured worker patients off opioids. His session begins at 1 p.m.
Sponsored by , which specializes in spinal cord and brain injuries, and , a leading provider of medical products and services to post-discharge and post-injury workers’ compensation claimants nationwide, and its Optimal Care Transportation and Translation subsidiary, the “Managing Complex Claims” seminar take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 25. Held at the Disability Empowerment Center Nina Mason Pulliam-Conference Center, 5025 East Washington, in Phoenix, Ariz., it offers five hours of certified case management, nurse and adjuster continuing education credits. There is no charge for the seminar; for details, please see
Based in Duluth, Ga., is a URAC-accredited utilization review and medical cost management company providing prospective, concurrent and retrospective medical and pharmaceutical reviews to the workers’ compensation industry. Among its services is a comprehensive complex claims control program, with an emphasis on opioid control, and rooted in the core principles of peer-to-peer discussion, enforcement through pharmacy benefit management and oversight via PRIUM’s clinical oversight team. To reach PRIUM, call 888-588-4964 or visit . For insight and commentary on medical management issues in workers’ compensation, please visit , PRIUM’s blog at .