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18 upstate hospitals, health centers agree to limit opioids prescribed after surgery 

By ELLEN ABBOTT • AUG 12, 2019 Dr. Jeffrey Albright. ELLEN ABBOTT /  WRVO PUBLIC MEDIA Surgeons from 18 upstate hospitals and health agencies hope changing the way they prescribe medication can impact the opioid crisis.  Dr. Jeffrey Albright, a surgeon at Upstate University Hospital, remembered when he was going through medical school almost 20 years ago. “It was still…