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NIATx eNews Update

February - March 2018

Medication-assisted Treatment

New on the NIATx website: Medication-assisted Treatment Factsheets!

Available for free download, this series of three fact sheets covers 1) Securing Buy-in for MAT, 2) Addressing Concerns about Diversion, and 3) Why MAT?

Hope House in Augusta Georgia

Peer specialists help improve retention rates

A NIATx change project at Hope House in Augusta, Georgia, increased retention and revenue.

Read the full story.

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Opioid prescribing

A research study led by Dr. Andy Quanbeck reduced opioid prescribing by 11 % at four UW health clinics. Read the full story from the Wisconsin State Journal: Coaching reduces opioid prescribing at UW Health Clinics

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Sustaining change

Engaging staff early in improvement projects helps sustain NIATx improvements. Read the research article by Dr. Jay Ford, "Factors influencing the long-term sustainment of quality improvements made in addiction treatment facilities: a qualitative study"

Read more about sustaining change with NIATx: Sustain Improvements

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Employment Opportunity

Work with NIATx and the Great Lakes Addiction Technology Transfer Center as an Opioid Targeted Response Program Manager, supporting successful implementation of evidence-based practices for opioid use disorder treatment and recovery. Application deadline: March 7, 2018.

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