Innovation Spotlight—Triple Aim: Ellenville Regional Hospital Achieves Opiate Reduction
At Ellenville Regional Hospital, a small percentage of patients (“super utilizers”) relied excessively on the hospital’s emergency department (ED) for chronic pain relief. In response, they initiated a community-wide Opiate Reduction Medicaid Accelerated eXchange (MAX) Series project with The Institute for Family Health.
To learn more about this program and see its results, read the full story here. This story is just one of the many initiatives profiled on HANYS' NYS Triple Aim website that demonstrate how New York healthcare providers are improving population health, enhancing the quality of patient care, and reducing the cost of healthcare despite fiscal constraints.