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Intermountain Sets Goal to Reduce Opioid Prescribing by 40% Using EHRs

12:07 EDT 24 Aug 2017 | HIT Consultants

Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare has pledged to reduce by 40 percent the average amount of opioids prescribed per acute pain prescription at its 22 hospitals and 180 clinics by the end of 2018. To accomplish this 40 percent reduction, Intermountain will add prompts and default order sets into its electronic health records (EHRs) to help reduce ... Read More

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