Telehealth

Improving equity and access to buprenorphine treatment through telemedicine at syringe services programs

Citation
Lambdin, B.H., Kan, D. & Kral, A.H. Improving equity and access to buprenorphine treatment through telemedicine at syringe services programs. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 17, 51 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13011-022-00483-1
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Background 

In the United States, access to buprenorphine remains low and disparities regarding who receives treatment have emerged. Federal laws have regulated buprenorphine delivery, ultimately limiting its implementation more broadly.

National Institutes of Health Digital Health Interventions Workshop

Online,

Workshop Dates and Times:

  • Tuesday, July 12, 2022 - 12:00pm ‒ 5:30pm ET
  • Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - 1:00pm ‒ 4:35pm ET

The goal of this workshop is to explore the issues around the design, development, and dissemination of digital health interventions.

Innovative approach for smartphone applications to share trustworthy information on parenting and family skills – the scaling of Children Immunization App (CIMA) in Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa - Dr. Ziad El-Khatib, Day 4, 11:00-12:30

Created by
Dr. Ziad El-Khatib
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Presented as part of the Uniting the global community to face the challenge of addiction event, online on 15th May, 2022

Presentation:

Innovative approach for smartphone applications to share trustworthy information on parenting and family skills – the scaling of Children Immunization App (CIMA) in Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa - Dr. Ziad El-Khatib

Strategies Adopted by Addiction Facilities during the Coronavirus Pandemic to Support Treatment for Individuals in Recovery or Struggling with a Substance Use Disorder: A Scoping Review

Citation
de Vargas, D.; Pereira, C.F.; Volpato, R.J.; Lima, A.V.C.; da Silva Ferreira, R.; de Oliveira, S.R.; Aguilar, T.F. Strategies Adopted by Addiction Facilities during the Coronavirus Pandemic to Support Treatment for Individuals in Recovery or Struggling with a Substance Use Disorder: A Scoping Review. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2021, 18, 12094. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182212094
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This review aimed to identify and synthesize strategies and actions adopted by addiction facilities to support and maintain treatment during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. A scoping review was conducted using the following information sources: Virtual Health Library, SCOPUS, Web of Science, PubMed, CINAHL, and Latin American and Caribbean Health Science Literature.

Is telemedicine the answer to rural expansion of medication treatment for opioid use disorder? Early experiences in the feasibility study phase of a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network Trial

Citation
Hser, YI., Ober, A.J., Dopp, A.R. et al. Is telemedicine the answer to rural expansion of medication treatment for opioid use disorder? Early experiences in the feasibility study phase of a National Drug Abuse Treatment Clinical Trials Network Trial. Addict Sci Clin Pract 16, 24 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13722-021-00233-x
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Abstract

Telemedicine (TM) enabled by digital health technologies to provide medical services has been considered a key solution to increasing health care access in rural communities.

Telehealth during COVID-19: The perspective of alcohol and other drug nurses

Citation
Adekunle, A., Meehan, M., Rojas-Alvarez, D., Trauer, J., & McBryde, E. (2020). Delaying the COVID-19 epidemic in Australia: Evaluating the effectiveness of international travel bans. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 44(4), 257–259
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Aim

This study aimed to explore the experiences of alcohol and other drug nurses transitioning to telehealth due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Background

COVID-19 has caused immense disruption to healthcare services, and to reduce viral transmission, many services moved to off-site care delivery modalities such as telehealth.