The technique to reinforce positive behaviors through the use of a reward system has shown promise for improving patient engagement in treatment, according to Haley Horton and Michael White, MCJ, of Community Medical Services.
The Addiction Treatment Needs Assessment is a 13-question survey developed by Shatterproof, ASAM and the proprietors of OpenBeds to determine the needs of an individual with addiction and provide guidance on appropriate treatment.
In a study of OUD patients following their transition from two Phase 3 clinical trials of Sublocade, 44% of participants self-reported sustained illicit opioid-free weeks for the duration of the project.
In a one-year period stretching from 2018 to 2019, an estimated 10,200 people died as a direct result of eating disorders, and the number of eating disorder cases is projected to increase by 5% over the next decade, according to a recently published report.
A new site is launching in July with the aim of bringing more uniformity to the measurement of addiction treatment and helping patients find care with standardized information on the quality of facilities.