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Hacking the Opioid Epidemic

Hacking the Opioid Epidemic: How Behavioral Science Can Help Us Combat America’s Most Pressing Health Crisis

Overwhelmed by the prevalence of opioids, the nation’s hospitals have become the front line in a war on addiction. Thankfully, we have a secret weapon: behavioral science. By analyzing data and making small but critical changes, we can meet the challenge head-on. This panel of experts will share the most effective hacks hospitals are already using to slow the tide of the epidemic.

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  1. What are some examples of behavioral science “hacking” the fight against addiction?
  2. How should hospitals change their practices to better diagnose and treat addiction?
  3. What lessons should policy makers learn from the available data on addiction?



Daniel Astrachan, Senior Strategic Account Manager, VAL Health

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