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Montoy JCC, Coralic Z, Herring AA, et al. JAMA Intern Med. 2020;180:487-493.
Prescription opioids play a significant role in the ongoing opioid crisis. This study examined whether reducing the default settings in the electronic health record (EHR) for number of opioid tablets for prescriptions could lower the number of pills actually prescribed by 104 health care professionals at two large, urban emergency departments. Results suggest that this easy to implement, low-cost intervention could be helpful in combatting the opioid epidemic.