Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract
Hospital-Based Addiction Care: The Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT)

Hospital-Based Addiction Care: The Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT)

April 9, 2019

In episode eleven of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Dr. Honora Englander, an Associate Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University and the Director and Principal Investigator of the Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT). In her recent article, Dr. Englander and her colleagues discuss using hospitalization as a "reachable moment" for highly vulnerable patients who are not engaged in treatment elsewhere and utilizing the IMPACT team in this process. 

 

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Integrating Reproductive and Sexual Health Services for Women in Opioid Treatment Programs

Integrating Reproductive and Sexual Health Services for Women in Opioid Treatment Programs

May 28, 2019

In episode twelve of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Dr. Hendrée Jones, a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina and the Director of UNC Horizons Program. In her recent article, Dr. Jones and her colleagues discuss the treatment of women in opioid use treatment programs in North Carolina and their utilization of reproductive and sexual health services. 

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Opioid Agonist Treatment in Postpartum Period During Incarceration

Opioid Agonist Treatment in Postpartum Period During Incarceration

July 29, 2019

In episode thirteen of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Dr. Jessica Gray. She is a family medicine physician and an addiction specialist in the departments of Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC). She is also Associate Program Director for the MGH Addiction Medicine Fellowship and Clinical Director of the HOPE Clinic at MGH. In her recent article, Dr. Gray discusses a case of a woman who was able to continue opioid agonist treatment during the postpartum period while she remained incarcerated, in a system that generally did not allow for opioid agonist treatment during incarceration except during pregnancy.

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Technology Use Among Patients in Inpatient Medically Managed Withdrawal

Technology Use Among Patients in Inpatient Medically Managed Withdrawal

October 8, 2019

In episode fourteen of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Dr. Babak Tofighi. He is an assistant professor in the departments of medicine and population health at the NYU School of Medicine. In his recent article, Dr. Tofighi discusses the use of technology-based interventions to optimize the treatment of substance use disorders (SUDs) and related comorbidities.

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Integrating Reproductive Health Services into Opioid Treatment Facilities

Integrating Reproductive Health Services into Opioid Treatment Facilities

January 23, 2020

In episode fifteen of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Dr. Tricia Wright, MD, MS, FACOG, DFASAM. She is a professor of clinical medicine at the University of California San Francisco. In her recent commentary, Dr. Wright discusses some of the challenges facing women in opioid treatment programs and the need for the provision of reproductive healthcare to this population.

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Opioid Overdose in the Hospital Setting: A Systematic Review

Opioid Overdose in the Hospital Setting: A Systematic Review

April 16, 2020
In episode sixteen of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA. He is the chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. In his paper, Dr. Danovitch discusses some of the challenges facing the study of opioid overdose events in the hospital setting.
 
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Computerized CBT for Substance Use Disorders

Computerized CBT for Substance Use Disorders

February 2, 2021
Journal of Addiction Medicine 
In episode seventeen of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Kathleen Carroll, PhD. She is the Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine. In her paper, Dr. Carroll discusses the feasibility of implementing computer-based treatments for substance use disorders in primary care settings.
Avoiding NICU for Newborns With Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome

Avoiding NICU for Newborns With Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome

February 2, 2021
In episode eighteen of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Kimberly Spence, MD. She is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Saint Louis University School of Medicine. In her paper, Dr. Spence discusses the benefits of treating neonates with Neonatal Opioid Withdrawal Syndrome (NOWS) on the mother-baby unit rather than admitting them to the NICU.
Sex Differences Among Adults With Opioid Use Disorder

Sex Differences Among Adults With Opioid Use Disorder

April 29, 2021

In episode 19 of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by MacKenzie Peltier, PhD. She is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. In her paper, Dr. Peltier discusses sex-specific vulnerabilities observed among individuals with opioid use disorder.

Patient-Centeredness of Addiction Treatment Intake

Patient-Centeredness of Addiction Treatment Intake

May 30, 2021

In episode 20 of Addiction Medicine: Beyond the Abstract, we are joined by Tami Mark, PhD. She is a Senior Fellow of Behavioral Health Financing and Quality Measurement for RTI International. Dr. Mark discusses patient placement criteria for addiction treatment and multidimensional assessments, which was published in the March/April 2021 issue of Journal of Addiction Medicine. Article: LINK

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