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NIATx eNews Update

February 2012

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AEGIS Medical Systems, Inc. - Improving Continuation in Opioid Treatment

Read how this California opioid treatment program used a "five in five" approach to increase retention.

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Improving Collaboration between Community-based Primary Care and Behavioral Health in Wisconsin

A new NIATx learning collaborative funded by the Open Society Foundations targets integration between behavioral health and primary care in Wisconsin.

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Interactive Health Communications (their present and future)

In this post from the NIATx blog, NIATx Director Dave Gustafson shares his thoughts on the future of Interactive Health Communications.

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Does process improvement in substance abuse treatment agencies change client outcomes?

Using the NIATx model can reduce overall costs by improving patients' access to screening and treatment. A study conducted by the Oregon Health and Science University assessed changes in Medicaid costs in five treatment agencies that use NIATx process improvement.

Read the full report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The NIATx book

Now available in the NIATx Store: The NIAtx Model: Process Improvement in Behavioral Health

Our new book features step-by-step instruction on how to launch an improvement project, lead a change team, and create and sustain change. It's the guide for agency leaders seeking a practical and proven approach to process improvement!

Find out more.

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The NIATx Opioid Treatment Provider Process Improvement Learning Collaborative - Cohort II

Twenty OTP providers from across the country are using the NIATx way to increase retention in their programs.

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Ohio expanding NIATx to prevention programs

Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services has adapted the four original NIATx aims to prevention programs.

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Upcoming Events & Presentations

February 21, 2012 Free Webinar: Maximizing Your Relationship with Managed Care
April 25-26, 2012 NIATx Change Leader Academy
June 19–22, 2012 2012 SAAS Conference and NIATx Summit
  • New Orleans, LA

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