Opioid-Free Pain Reduction
July 15, 2020
In this episode Zach is joined by Dr. Amy Baxter, former emergency pediatrician and pain researcher and founder of of Pain Care Labs, a noninvasive pain relief device company. Dr. Baxter will be explaining the high opioid prescription rates has contributed to the opioid epidemic. She’ll also give insight into what her company, Pain Care Labs, is doing to reduce or eliminate the need for opioid pain management. Following Dr. Baxter Zach is joined by Jac Charlier, the Executive Director and co-founder of the Police, Treatment, and Community Collaborative (PTACC), and the Executive Director of TASC’s Center for Health and Justice (CHJ). He will will touch on the practices of deflection and pre-arrest diversion, and how he created a framework for preventing and reducing opioid overdose and death among justice populations.