This open-source journal article explains how addiction medicine physicians from 14 U.S. hospitals made a business case to create addiction medicine consult (AMC) services in their facilities. The article analyzes interviews with the 14 physician leaders, provides information about their experiences designing and implementing AMC services and includes a list of resources for health care champions who wish to create an AMC service in their hospital. Includes references to relevant articles in proprietary, peer-reviewed journals.
Funding Source: National Institutes on Drug Abuse, Greenlick Family Scholarship Fund
Notice: This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to the original author(s) and the source, provide a link to the Creative Commons license, and indicate if changes were made. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.
An open-source journal article that explains how 14 physicians made a business case to hospital executives to create addiction medicine consult services in their facilities