Laderman M, Botticelli M, Berwick DM, Gottlieb M. Adopting a systems approach to the opioid crisis. Healthcare Executive. 2020 May;35(3):50-52.
Rather than solely focusing on opioid prescription reduction, this article describes five strategies for health care leaders to implement a systems approach to timely and effective treatment of opioid use disorder, in tandem with pain assessment and management. This systems approach is discussed in more detail in the IHI publication,
Effective Strategies for Hospitals Responding to the Opioid Crisis.