PI: Arjun Venkatesh, MD, MBA, MHS
Amount: $589,986
Timeline: Mar. 2020 - Dec. 2022
Area: Professional Education
Cohort: Access to Treatment

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Meeting Patients at the Front Door - Initiating Opioid Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery in our Nation's Emergency Departments

The American College of Emergency Physicians is using proven quality improvement techniques and performance benchmarking to promote best practices for treating opioid use disorder in emergency departments across the U.S., a critical point of entry for patients. The goal is to make medications for opioid use disorder initiation and naloxone dispensation in emergency departments the norm.