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Six Sigma Opiate Pilot Project: Develop a Predictive Risk Model

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Screen shot of the predictive risk model. The top of the screen shows a circle labeled 63,033. Inside this circle is a very small circled labeled 322 Narcotic ADEs SI>=3. Next to the circle is states "0.5% (1/200). Below that are three lozenge-shaped text boxes with the following information:


LOS > 4 Days
Age > 51


LOS > 4 Days
Age > 51


Thoracic Surgery
Any Narcotic


Opiate ADE=rare event (0.5%)—Number needed to treat = 200
Subgroups of pts at higher risk- Number needed to treat = 10 for 10%
Allow us to electronically identify pts at higher risk & focus limited resources on these efforts

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