AMWA joined the Voices for Non-Opioid Choices Coalition Launch Program on May 16, 2019, in Washington, DC. The coalition “is a nonpartisan coalition dedicated to preventing opioid addiction before it starts by increasing patient access to non-opioid therapies and approaches to managing acute pain.” Speakers at the launch included Congressman David McKinley (West Virginia), Dr. Cecelia Spitznas, Senior Science Policy Advisor the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy as well as leaders at the Center on Addiction, The Society for Opioid Free Anesthesia, Health Quest, and the Will Bright Foundation. Both patient, advocate, provider testimonials spoke to the need for increased access and availability of non-opioid choices for pain management.
AMWA Joined the Voices for Non-Opioid Choices Coalition Launch Program on May 16, 2019
- May 21, 2019