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SAMHSA : Health Privacy Rule Revised, Modernizing Care Coordination for Americans Seeking Treatment for Substance Use Disorders
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has announced the adoption of the revised Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulation, 42 CFR Part 2. The new rule advances the integration of healthcare for individuals...
More than 2 million people in the U.S. with an opioid use disorder (OUD) need treatment and an increasing number of individuals are receiving treatment, yet less than 20% receive effective medications such as buprenorphine. There are myriad reasons why individuals...
The Injury and Violence Prevention Branch of the Division of Public Health recently updated the provisional data on opioid-related poisoning deaths (NC OCME), and the opioid overdose and unintentional med/drug overdose with potential for abuse emergency department...