Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration
Transforming Health Care Through Evidence and Collaboration

Interviews with key stakeholders in 10 states identified several success factors and challenges in passing and implementing state laws aimed at the opioid crisis. Success factors included having an identifiable champion, using stakeholders' personal stories to garner buy-in, providing ongoing education and feedback to PDMP users, and being inclusive in engaging diverse stakeholders. Challenges included divided state legislatures and physician pushback.