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November Updates

Continue to work on Round 2 Goals and tactics.  Continue to work on Process Improvement plans.  Continue to work with Leadership on Opioid Policy.

1.  Dashboard graphics updated and uploaded to CDC site

2.  Privacy and Compliance finalizing Control Substance Policy with key stakeholders

3.  Working with Dr. Lee, OH Pain Mgmt, on Long Term Controlled Substance Agreement
a.  Controlled Substance Agreement Status added to Opioid Orders in Epic

4.  Bariatric Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocol

a.  Reduce Opioid usage and enhance recovery after Bariatric Surgery

5.  Aromatherapy- Go-live date for this was October 19th, 2020.  Nurses can implement this for pain control.

6.  Pain Mgmt Order Set

a.  Ortho Post Op Order Set

b.  Urology Post Op Order Set

7.  Opioid Prescribing Policy
a.  Close to having approval, out for votes

8.  Instituting prescribing alerts for Benzodiazepines and other high risk meds in the elderly

9.  Kentucky Statewide Opioid Stewardship Program – Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital