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NIATx eNews Update

December 2009

NIATx Year In Review

2009 has been an exciting year for NIATx, marking the conclusion of several innovative programs and the beginning of new ones.

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ASAP Texas Launches ACTION II Learning Collaborative

In an effort to promote the use of process improvement practices by its members, ASAP Texas has launched a learning collaborative to share ideas and success stories through monthly conference calls and membership meetings.

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Managing your way to better addiction treatment outcomes

In his seminal book, “Out of the Crisis,” W. Edwards Deming famously posited that 85% of customer problems can be attributed to poor processes. In a field plagued by long waiting times, high-no show rates, and early dropouts, what are the implications of this statement for leaders in addiction treatment? NIATx researcher Andy Quanbeck shares his insights.

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Medication-Assisted Treatment in West Virginia

Advancing Recovery grantee Prestera Center is removing barriers
to the implementation of medication-assisted treatment.

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NIATx Accelerating Reform Initiative

The response to the NIATx Accelerating Reform Initiative Request for Proposals exceeded our expectations, attracting many high quality submissions from across the country.

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Upcoming Events & Presentations

Thursday, December 17, 2009 ACTION Campaign II Webinar
  • Building Services for Families: A process improvement story of coming to understand the customer from Gosnold, Inc.
  • 11:00 am CST
  • Click here for more information on the next ACTION Campaign II Webinar
April 28-29, 2010 NIATx Change Leader Academy
July 11-14, 2010 Save the Date: SAAS National Conference and NIATx Summit
  • Join us in Cincinnat for this great event.
  • More information coming soon!

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