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Kind Applauds VA Opiate Tool



The Department of Veterans Affairs is speeding up the deployment of

a state of the art tool to help protect Veteran patients using high doses of opioids or with medical risk factors that put them at an increased risk of complications from opioid medications. As is the case at the Tomah VA. Congressman Ron Kind says the new program could eventually be used away from VA medical centers.


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House and Senate committees will still hold a joint hearing March 30th in Tomah. It will start at 1 pm that day, but an exact location has yet to be determined.

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