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Timely Initiation of Treatment Improves Opioid Use Disorder Outcomes

Timely Initiation of Treatment Improves Opioid Use Disorder Outcomes

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine have discovered that a program which was designed to make buprenorphine administration timely and easy has increased the use of the treatment in hospital emergency departments significantly. Buprenorphine is a drug that’s used to stabilize opioid withdrawal and pacify cravings. The medication’s use can decrease overdose deaths and other complications associated with drug use while growing long-term engagement with care for opioid use disorder.

The lead author of the study, Margaret Lowenstein, stated that the researchers utilized a behavioral design approach to make the execution of evidence-based treatment timely, attractive and easy. She explained that initially they were focused on prescribing the treatment but then realized that for the program to be effective, barriers such as engaging…

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