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Improving Chronic Opioid Management Safety via Care Pathways @ Valley Medical Center

This program at an urban community hospital utilized implementation of evidence-based opioid therapy best practices including EHR prompts and prescription drug monitoring database integration to…

Innovators

  • Sahana Ingale, MBBS, MHPA
  • Kim Herner, MD
  • Travis Dalton, ARNP
  • Jean Borth, RN, CPHQ
  • Sunny Chacko

Improving Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder via Integrated Behavioral Health @ Rural FQHC in Oregon

Masters and doctoral level mental health clinicians are integrated onto primary health care teams to address the biopsychosocial needs of patients in medication assisted treatment…

Innovators

  • Rebecca E. Cantone, MD
  • Nicholas Gideonse, MD
  • Joan Fleishman, PsyD
  • Brian Garvey, MD, MPH

Treating Opioid & Alcohol Use Disorders (OAUD) via Collaborative Care @ Venice Family Clinic FQHC

A randomized control trial examined the impact of a collaborative care intervention in primary care patients with opioid and alcohol use disorders (OAUD) vs. primary…

Innovators

  • Katherine E. Watkins, MD, MSHS
  • Harold Alan Pincus, MD
  • Praise O. Iyiewuare, MPH
  • Keith Heinzerling, MD
  • Kirsten Becker, MS
  • Colleen M. McCullough, MPA
  • Sarah B. Hunter, PhD
  • Karen Chan Osilla, PhD
  • Claude Setodji, PhD
  • Mimi Lind, LCSW
  • Karen Lamp, MD
  • Allison J. Ober, PhD

Engaging Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Patients in Outpatient Care via Implementation of Recovery Coaches @ Arms Acres

This project aimed to demonstrate the value of adding recovery coaches to the multidisciplinary team at Arms Acres in order to improve transitions of care…

Innovators

  • Tamar Wolinsky
  • Eric D’Entrone
  • Tammy Bender
  • Eric Altman
  • Damara Gutnick, MD
  • Kristin Woodlock, RN

Reduction of Opioid Misuse in Primary Care via the Transforming Opioid Prescribing in Primary Care (TOPCARE) Program @ Boston Medical Center

Nurses provide electronic and in-person monitoring of high-risk primary care patients on long-term opioid prescriptions to ensure appropriate use and efficacy of medication.

Innovators

  • Jane Liebschutz, MD MPH
  • Christopher Shanahan, MD, MPH
  • Ronald Goldstein, MD

Driving Down Opioid Prescribing Via Nudging Behavior @ HealthPartners

Changing the default quantity for opioid medications in the electronic medical record was found to change prescribing habits and reduce overall quantity prescribed.

Innovators

  • Amber Larson, MHA
  • Kelly Logue

Opioid Prescription Guidelines and Monitoring at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Groups

Physicians created a set of opioid prescription guidelines, reference tools, and provider education opportunities for ambulatory settings across specialties based on analysis of provider prescription…

Innovators

  • Rishikesh Dalal, MD

Opioid Management via Group Visits @ Boston Medical Center

Group visits combining behavioral health therapy and pharmacologic support for patients with substance/opioid use disorder with an emphasis on community support and accountability.

Innovators

  • Shari Zakim-Yacouby LICSW
  • Tu-Mai Tran MD
  • Marielle Baldwin MD MPH
  • Huong Tran MD
  • Beth Marx MSW, LICSW
  • Krystyna Roszczenko, Team Coordinator

Opioid Management using Medication-Assisted Treatment Waivers @ Providence Portland Medical Center

A multidisciplinary effort to increase buprenorphine waiver rates

Innovators

  • Brinton Clark MD

Opioid Prescribing Optimization @ Tufts

A program to improve opioid prescribing and management via practice guidelines, EMR modules, and a team-based management approach.

Innovators

  • Julie Tishler, MD
  • Kristin Huang MD