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The American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting focuses on emerging issues in pain medicine. Ameritox will be attending this year’s AAPM Annual Meeting as an exhibitor and will also host a dinner symposium about changes in the landscape of chronic opioid therapy. Stop by the Ameritox booth (#211) to speak to an Ameritox representative, meet with a Medical Science Liaison and learn more about pain medication monitoring. Or you can register online to attend the symposium. You must also be registered for the AAPM Annual Meeting to attend this symposium.
AAPM Meeting Information
Web Site: www.painmed.org
Dates: March 24 – 27, 2011
Location: National Harbor, Md. – Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center
Ameritox Booth: #211
Symposium: The Evolving Landscape of Chronic Opioid Therapy and Risk Management
In conjunction with the AAPM Annual Meeting, Ameritox is sponsoring a dinner symposium titled “The Evolving Landscape of Chronic Opioid Therapy and Risk Management.”
Date: Saturday, March 26
Time: 5:30-6:45 pm
Registration: Register at http://symposiareg.org/aapm/ws_symposia/symposia_pub_view.php?symposia_id=48
Additional Information: You must also be registered for the AAPM Annual Meeting to attend this symposium.
This dinner symposium will address significant recent changes in the treatment landscape for patients on chronic opioid therapy. Presentations and discussion will focus on changes in regulations regarding prescribing opioids, claims procedures for office-based drug testing, and strategies to evaluate adherence to chronic opioid therapy. New data on how adherence to chronic opioid therapy relates to reduced healthcare costs will also be presented.
Steve Passik, PhD
Associate Attending Psychologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Public Policy Advisor, Patton Boggs LLP
Michael Larson, PhD
Ami Buikema, MPH
Senior Researcher, i3 Innovus