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Grant from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation to the Indiana State Medical Association will help grow the number of medical providers accessing opioid education

Grant from the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation to the Indiana State Medical Association will help grow the number of medical providers accessing opioid education

Educating doctors about best practices for prescribing pain medication has been proven to curb prescription drug misuse, yet time and cost constraints keep many physicians from accessing such training. To ensure clinicians receive this education and to help curb Indiana’s opioid epidemic, state medical leaders are launching a comprehensive medical education program focused on best practices for prescribing opioids and treating patients who suffer from pain. The Richard M. Fairbanks Foundati…

Health Affairs: “Funders’ Efforts To Prevent Substance Use Disorders”

Many foundations are striving to make an impact. In December 2017 the Chronicle of Philanthropy highlighted Claire Fiddian-Green, who leads the Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation, as someone who is “quietly changing the nonprofit world.” This foundation funds organizations serving the greater Indianapolis, Indiana, area. It made a $700,000 grant to Eskenazi Health Foundation to try to change what often happens after patients leave the emergency department (ED) following an opioid overdose…

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