Strategy: Prevent prescription drug abuse by sustaining recent momentum in decreasing prescription mortality rate and cultivating core partnerships of local, state, and federal agencies that impact each facet of the prescription drug epidemic.
Establish and strengthen a long-term collaboration between the PDMP, law enforcement, public health and research community in Florida
Collect and analyze data by centralizing existing data sources and completing practitioner surveys and a focus group
Increase the engagement of Florida’s public health community in PDMP use via early participation in technical design and development of practitioner metrics
Work with the applicable regulatory boards, associations, and other interested parties and stakeholders to develop educational opportunities and brochures to educate health care practitioners regarding legitimate and appropriate use of controlled substances
Develop valid data-driven analytic strategies; including enhancement of annual reporting with population-level prescribing trends in person, place, and time