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Medication Management and Opioid (MMO) LAN



MMO LAN meetings support CMS and the ESRD Networks as part of the MMO Initiative, which has a goal to reduce opioid misuse and improve effective medication management within all CMS Quality Networks. MMO LAN meetings help to:

  • Educate providers regarding patient referrals to appropriate resources and/or implementation of appropriate practices for opioid management.
  • Ensure persons with opioid disorder are treated in a respectful and person-centered manner.
  • Leverage and align with existing programs and initiatives to combat opioid misuse.
  • Identify and share successes and best practices to spread to other ESRD providers.

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Upcoming Event

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Past Events

May 16, 2018
Pain Management Considerations for Patients on Dialysis | View Recording

Presenter: Katie E. Cardone, Pharm.D., BCACP, FNKF, FASN, FCCP

Biography: Dr. Cardone is an associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Albany, New York.

Presentation Objectives:

  • Educate dialysis facilities and clinicians in the end stage renal disease (ESRD) community about pain management for ESRD patients.
  • Communicate the patient viewpoint regarding pain management for the ESRD patient.
  • Identify and share successes and best practices to spread to other partner communities.