Episode 4: How Real Leadership is Solving the Opioid Crisis (Part 1)

Healthcare Solutions Podcast

Cristy and Mark Pew begin a discussion around how the Worker's Comp industry took a leading role a while ago and continues today to affect positive change around solving the opioid crisis.  Learn from this important perspective and use insights to move your own organization to take a leading role in the solution as well.  Grab your headphones and #letsfixhealthcare!

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Meet Mark Pew

Senior vice president of product development and marketing for Preferred Medical, Mark is a passionate educator and agitator. Known as the RxProfessor, Mark is focused on the intersection of chronic pain and appropriate treatment, particularly as it relates to the clinical and financial implications of opioids, benzodiazepines and other Rx painkillers along with the evolution of medical marijuana . He is a strong champion for the workers' compensation industry to #CleanUpTheMess, a movement he created to drive attention to the importance of individualized appropriate treatment for injured workers. Mark is a vocal advocate of the BioPsychoSocialSpiritual treatment model. A nationally recognized speaker and writer, Mark received the WorkCompCentral Magna Comp Laude award in 2016 and the IAIABC’s Samuel Gompers Award in 2017. His blog was recognized in both 2016 and 2017 as a WorkersCompensation.com "Best Blog."