Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Testing a Novel Strategy to Improve Implementation of Medication-Assisted Treatment for Veterans with Opioid Use Disorders in Low Performing Facilities|
Hildi J. Hagedorn
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||Health Services R&D
|| July 2017 -
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Impacts: Currently, the United States is in the midst of an opioid use disorder (OUD) epidemic with the rates of emergency room visits and overdoses related to prescription opioids skyrocketing and the rates of heroin use increasing rapidly. OUD is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, increased HIV and HCV infection rates, and increased criminal behavior. Opioid agonist therapy (OAT) has been shown to be effective in treating OUD and decreasing these negative consequences. While th...
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