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Can I Go Forward with Pain Management after I-STOP?
Monday, April 1, 2013 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

New York State recently passed Internet System for Tracking Over-Prescribing (I-STOP), intended to prevent and reduce drug diversion and abuse.  How will this affect access to drugs for pain management and palliative care? How will hospitals and health care professionals provide care while avoiding risk? The panel will discuss the law and issues facing the legal, medical, and patient communities.

Speakers: MARY BETH MORRISSEY, PhD, Bioethical Issues Committee, NYCB; Fordham University Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center; TERENCE O’LEARY, Narcotics Bureau Enforcement, NYS Department of Health; JOSEPH LOWY, MD, Director, Palliative Care Service, NYU Langone Medical Center; CHRISTOPHER COMFORT, MD, Medical Director, Calvary Hospital; ERIC LEGOME, MD, Chief, Emergency Medicine, Kings County Hospital

Sponsored/Co-sponsored by: Bioethical Issues Committee, Wendy Luftig, Chair; Committee on Drugs and the Law, Heather Haase, Chair; New York Academy of Medicine

Registration required, please RSVP Carmen Jule at cejule@gmail.com


Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)