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Addiction Treatment Demystified: Proven, Practical Steps for Complex Care – Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

While the recent opioid epidemic has forced health care providers to change some of their prescription practices and to become more knowledgeable about substance use disorders in general, patients themselves are still typically 'referred out' for treatment — to a much less integrated and accessible system, already stretched to its limits.​

What could the health care system offer that it's not offering now?


  • R. Corey Waller, MD, MS, FACEP, DFASAM, addiction, pain, emergency medicine specialist; managing partner, Complex Care Consulting LLC; chair, Legislative Advocacy Committee for the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM)
  • Catherine Mather, MA, director, IHI
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  • Start Date: 6/21/2018, 1:00 PM
  • End Date: 6/21/2018, 2:00 PM

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