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WVU Opioid Medication Therapy Management program educates patients on pain management

Program

WVU Opioid Medication Therapy Management (O-MTM) Program

School, Department, or Center

CDC School of Pharmacy (Rational Drug Therapy Program) Injury Control Research Center

Contact

Mark Garofoli, PharmD, MBA, CGP

Description

The intent of our O-MTM program is to speak with and educate patients (and providers) on not only safe pain management to reduce pain and improve function, but also addressing overall healthcare conditions such as diabetes, Asthma/COPD, smoking cessation, stroke prevention, and so on.  Currently, we provide telephonic MTM comprehensive medication reviews (CMRs) for WV Medicaid patients receiving opioid pain management for 62 of the last 90 days.

Area Served

Statewide

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