News

  1. Apr 21 2017

    Michigan OPEN JAMA Surgery article featured in the press

    A recent study by Michigan OPEN suggests that opioid use after surgery might not be due to pain from operations. Dr. Chad Brummett, Co-director of Michigan OPEN and the study lead, states that “chronic opioid use after surgery may be one of the most common complications after surgery.” In addition to this, the study found that…

  2. Nov 11 2016

    Michigan OPEN launches with $1.4M/year state grant to prevent surgery-related opioid addiction across Michigan

    The University of Michigan recently launched a major effort to prevent surgery-related opioid addiction across Michigan through Michigan OPEN. Drawing from a $1.4 million yearly state grant from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan OPEN, or Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network, aims to work with networks of doctors, nurses, and hospitals across the…