The overuse of Opioid is a public health crisis. Since 1999, opioid-related deaths have significantly increased. According to the CDC report, in 2015 opioid overdose death rate were 33,091. (CDC, 2016). A study reported that the United States spent $78.5 billion annually on opioid, including $28 billion spent for health care. (Florence et al., 2013)
What are your though on this article and the quality of care?
Identify measures that could be used to evaluate performance in three of these six quality domains: safe care, patient centered care, effective care, equitable care, effective care, and efficient care. Identify one measure for each selected quality domain.
Use 12-point Times New Roman font type to write 3-5 pages.
All sources should be properly cited and referenced in APA style when used. (3-5 references)
Rudd, R. A., Seth, P., David, F., & and Scholl, L. (2016). Increases in Drug and Opioid-Involved Overdose Deaths-United States 2010–2015. CDC, 65 (50-51), 1445-1452 https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm655051e1.htm
Florence, C. S., Zhou, C., Luo, F., & Xu, L. (2013). The Economic Burden of Prescription Opioid Overdose, Abuse, and Dependence in the United States. Medical Care 54 (10), 901-906
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