New opioid program at Scripps aims to reduce opioid usage

We’ve all heard about the opioid crisis — and now Scripps Health has launched a new program that aims to significantly reduce the use of opioids to help prevent patients from overdosing or becoming dependent on the powerful pain-reducing medications.

KUSI was joined by Lisa Thakur, a senior vice president with Scripps,  to talk about this important program.

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