Clinical Services — Opioid Stewardship

Empower your hospital to reach the next level of opioid management.

Focus on safe
and appropriate prescribing of opioids

94% Sensitivity - 96% Specificity - 96% Accuracy

Calculate

Total daily dosage via morphine milligram equivalents for more accurate tracking and monitoring for overdose intervention.

Monitor

Real-time detection of medication safety issues, including:

High-risk opioid therapies

  • High dose IV opioids or multiple orders for opioids
  • Long-acting formulations (Oxycontin, Fentanyl patch, etc.)
  • Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) with continuous infusion
  • Methadone monitoring for heroin dependence

Patients at risk for opioid dependence

  • Sickle cell disease
  • History of uncontrolled pain during previous admission
  • Received multiple doses of opioids during previous admission

Patients for ADEs, including:

  • Multiple opioids prescribed
  • High body mass index (BMI)
    • — History of sleep apnea
    • — Elderly
    • — Poor renal/hepatic function
    • — Patients with uncontrolled pain
    • — Patients receiving other drugs causing respiratory depression

Analyze

  • Adhere to pain management hospital protocols.
  • Analyze usage patterns, outcomes and pain responses via comprehensive reports to trend over time.

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Leverage the flexible rule engine to address new ideas or research.

Trend average daily opioid use by location and/or provider

Morphine milligram equivalents: According to the CDC, MME calculations are critical to accurate monitoring for overdose.