Planning and Designing the Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT) for Hospitalized Adults with Substance Use Disorder.

@article{Englander2017PlanningAD,
  title={Planning and Designing the Improving Addiction Care Team (IMPACT) for Hospitalized Adults with Substance Use Disorder.},
  author={Honora L. Englander and Melissa B Weimer and Rachel Solotaroff and Christina Nicolaidis and Benjamin Chan and Christine Velez and Alison Noice and Tim Hartnett and Ed Blackburn and Pen Barnes and Philip Todd Korthuis},
  journal={Journal of hospital medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={339-342}
}
People with substance use disorders (SUD) have high rates of hospitalization and readmission, long lengths of stay, and skyrocketing healthcare costs. Yet, models for improving care are extremely limited. We performed a needs assessment and then convened academic and community partners, including a hospital, community SUD organizations, and Medicaid… CONTINUE READING