Blue Promise: Combating the Opioid Epidemic


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The United States is facing one of the deadliest crises in its history: the opioid epidemic. New BCBSTX data shows that current regulations on opioid prescriptions aren't working as intended, so what can we do to stem the tide of the epidemic? Leanne Metcalfe, PhD, Executive Director of Planning and Research, Phiyen Tra, PharmD, Director of Clinical Programs, and co-host Ross Blackstone, Director of Strategic Influence, join Dr. McCoy to discuss the origins of the crisis and potential responses. You can view this discussion in video format on YouTube. Blue Promise is an online video blog and podcast that aims to address complicated health issues with candid conversations from subject matter experts. New editions are published regularly and are hosted by Dr. Dan McCoy, President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas.

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