National Rx Drug Abuse Summit

TIME / DATE

Apr 6 - 9, 2015

LOCATION

Westin Peachtree Plaza Atlanta, GA

At the National Rx Drug Abuse Summit, researchers, state and federal officials and other thought leaders come together to share best practices, explore new concepts and discover products and solutions to the Rx drug abuse crisis.

Express Scripts’ Jo-Ellen Abou Nader will explore how pharmacy benefit managers monitor the medications obtained by patients and how urine drug testing tracks appropriate use of those drugs. Jo-Ellen will share observations on drug seeking and explain how a PBM works in collaboration with plans/clients on patient safety and reducing healthcare waste.

Rochelle Henderson will also present on the potential of prescription abuse in workers' compensation, specifically the role of statistical models in data analysis, offering tips in how to expend clinical intervention resources on the right claims at the right time and guidance on how claims professionals and physicians can effectively collaborate to help injured workers recover.