By George Sigounas MS, PhD – New National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment program provides substance use disorder treatment in underserved areas of the country. The post New HRSA Program Will Help Clinicians and Patients in the Fight Against Opioid Addiction appeared first on RCM Answers.
CHIME Opioid Task Force launched a fundraising campaign to support the newly created CHIME Opioid Health IT Action Center, a web-based repository for healthcare organizations seeking resources and knowledge on the opioid crisis. The post CHIME Opioid Task Force Launches Campaign To Support Health IT Action Center appeared first on HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, […]
By ADM Brett P Giroir MD – Combatting the opioid crisis is a top priority for the Trump Administration and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. We are making progress. The post Using Telemedicine to Combat the Opioid Epidemic appeared first on RCM Answers.
October 3-5, 2018 Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington DC Transforming HIT Through Policy Leadership The CHIME Advocacy Summit brings together leading policy makers in Washington, D.C., with healthcare IT’s top thought leaders in discussions about today’s most pressing public policy challenges and opportunities. The sessions highlight four health IT-related policy topics that prioritizes […]
By Brian Mack – A University of Michigan research project, called the “System for Opioid Overdose Surveillance” (S.O.S.) is leveraging health data from multiple sources to understand the impact of opioid use and abuse. The post University of Michigan Research Project and Opioid Abuse appeared first on Health Data Answers.
By David Harlow JD MPH – The President declared an opioid abuse public health emergency, but it came with no funding, no added treatment resources, no naloxone, no expanded counseling capacity, no mandate for use of different treatment modalities. The post Blowing Smoke: Federal Response to the Opioid Crisis appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful […]
By Dr. Elizabeth Marshall – “You can’t save everyone” I painfully remind myself after hearing about the fentanyl overdose of the 29-year-old man that we so desperately tried to help over the years. A man that floated in and out of our lives. The post Opioid Addiction: Dance of the Lost Souls – Can NLP […]
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