The California chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians created this patient education flyer to educate emergency department patients about safe prescribing practices.
This document provides guidance to emergency department physicians about talking to their patients about safe prescribing. Created by the California College of Emergency Physicians it provides tips on what to say to patients when they ask for inappropriate prescriptions and how to provide safe and responsible care in the emergency department.
A guide to strategies for paying for medication assisted treatment (MAT) for hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder. Part of the “how to pay for it” series from the California Health Care Foundation as part of the California Bridge program, this report describes strategies for how hospitals can receive reimbursement for
This case study describes the Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT) model developed at Oregon Health & Science University to provide addiction medicine consultations during inpatient hospitalization and provide transitions to community based substance use disorder treatment upon discharge.
This 2017 article describes the steps taken by a group of physicians, substance use disorder (SUD) treatment providers, and community representatives to establish an addiction care program for hospital inpatients at Oregon Health & Science University. The program includes
The state of Massachusetts passed legislation in 2018 requiring acute care hospitals to develop programs to initiate medication assisted treatment (MAT) for patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) seen in the emergency department. These guidelines, developed by the Massachusetts Hospital Association and state College of Emergency Physicians, offer clinical and operational recommendations for hospitals when implementing this state policy.