The Medici Final Conference showcases work on digital inclusion at the grassroots level. It will present case studies of good practices that directly tackle digital exclusion across the 27 EU member states and the UK. It will present the projects’ main results and will also explore prospects for the sustainability of the MEDICI platform in the future.
On December 9th and 10th, 2020, international colleagues from across the healthcare community will gather to attend an online conference on virtual solutions for substance use care.
At the forefront of a pandemic: COVID-19 through the eyes of psychotherapist at a drug treatment facility
The COVID-19 pandemic proved that a lot of medicine can be delivered virtually. A lot of sentiments were corrected and a lot of anxieties were proven wrong. Online resources can help to build capacity and provide better access to patients who need care and can’t get it.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many practitioners to shift their practice online, using telemedicine to treat Opioid Use Disorder. This has allowed for the continuity of essential care whilst adhering to the social distancing guidelines, which protect people from the spread of infection.
Supporting Access to Telehealth for Addiction Services: Regulatory Overview and General Practice Considerations
The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network, the Center for Excellence on Protected Health Information (CoE-PHI), the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers, and the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at the University of Nevada - Reno (UNR) partnered to develop this new top tips series.
The key aim of this guideline is to present recommendations based on a critical evaluation of the evidence on emerging digital health interventions that are contributing to health system improvements, based on an assessment of the benefits, harms, acceptability, feasibility, resource use and equity considerations.
In the shadow of COVID-19, telehealth has been pushed to the forefront of service delivery. Everyone is working rapidly to establish quality telehealth systems to replace face-to-face therapeutic encounters with clients.