Human services organizations can tackle the opioid crisis through technology, process and integration. Learn how the opioid crisis is impacting behavioral health, substance use and addictions management providers as well as child welfare and public sector agencies and discover how organizations like yours are addressing the crisis today.
Technology: Utilizing information exchanges, e-prescribing and prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) to provide effective care for substance use.
Process: Making the most of the tools at hand to impact clinical decisions to promote recovery and prevent relapse.
Integration: Aligning multiple facets of care – behavioral health, physical health, addiction treatment, PDMPs – to provide transparency and understanding for providers to deliver fully-informed care.
Setting the bar higher: The comprehensive EHR platform designed to address the full addictions continuum.
Now, more than ever, health IT must become a critical part of your arsenal to fight the opioid crisis. Although technology alone cannot stop the spread of the crisis, it can warn of potential drug misuse and diversion; inform clinical decisions; protect individuals at risk and improve provider workflows. In doing so, you can significantly reduce the impact of the opioid crisis in your community.
Download this checklist to discover whether your health IT stacks up, and the tangible ways you can tackle the opioid crisis.
Discover one organization’s journey to integration in the midst of the opioid crisis.
Driving recovery in the opioid crisis: the technology to get us there” is an on-demand Addiction Professional webinar that explores the technology and processes that can lead to fully-informed treatment, smooth transitions of care and improved outcomes.
Featuring guest speaker Steve Schreiber, RN, PHR, associate director of integrated care at Recovery Resources in Ohio.
From retrieving complete health histories to drug monitoring to telehealth, increased access to vital information enables providers to address the epidemic with a whole-person approach to implement effective treatment models.
Read how one healthcare provider uses technology to manage at-risk populations and how organizations can take steps to combat the crisis.
SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act: Confronting the Opioid Epidemic Head-On
Recently passed by Congress and signed by President Trump, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act provides additional funding to combat addiction, improve access to treatment, and authorizes a pilot financing program to incentivize providers to invest in technology to better coordinate care.
The SUPPORT Act presents both opportunities and additional requirements for all health and human services and post acute communities. Download this document for a summary of selected key sections, and ways you can take advantage of additional funding opportunities or meet anticipated reporting or other requirements.