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Opioid Prescribing: Safe Practice, Changing Lives

September 6, 2017
Wed 1:00 PM EDT

Duration 2H 0M

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Contributors

  • Ronald Crossno, MD CMD HMDC FAAFP FAAHPM

    Dr. Crossno is Vice President, Medical Affairs, and Chief Medical Officer for Kindred at Home, a division of Kindred Healthcare, which is the largest provider of home health and hospice services in the nation. He began working in hospice almost twenty-five years ago, as a part-time medical director in Temple, Texas, with a program that has since evolved through a number of mergers and acquisitions. During that time, he became more involved with administrative aspects of hospice and palliative medicine, becoming first a regional and later a national medical director, for VistaCare, Odyssey, and Gentiva, leading up to his current position with Kindred.

    Dr. Crossno was president of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine in 2011 and continues to represent AAHPM in the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates. In 2014, AAHPM honored him with the Josefina B Magno Distinguished Hospice Physician Award. He also is a Certified Medical Director for long-term care and served as president of the Texas Medical Directors Association. He is currently a director-at-large for the American Board of Post-acute and Long-term care Medicine (ABPLM) certification board.

    Dr. Crossno has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Daniel Fischberg, MD PhD FAAHPM

    Dr. Fischberg has served as Medical Director for the Pain and Palliative Care Department at The Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu since 2004. He also serves as Professor and Chief of the Division of Palliative Medicine in the Department of Geriatric Medicine at the John A. Burns School of Medicine of the University of Hawaii.

    Dr. Fischberg holds board certification in Internal Medicine, Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine, and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He currently serves on the board of directors for Kokua Mau, Hawaii’s award-winning hospice and palliative care organization, and as Treasurer for the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He has been recognized for excellence in both teaching and patient care. In 2007, Dr. Fischberg was selected The Queen’s Medical Center’s Outstanding Physician of the Year and was the 2013 recipient of the AAHPM Gerald R. Holman Distinguished Service Award.

    Dr. Fischberg has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.