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Total transformation: Phoenix House will dramatically move beyond TC roots

May 23, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
New Phoenix Life Centers in New York City this summer will signal a major clinical shift for one of the nation's most prominent nonprofit addiction treatment organizations.

General health clinics, specialty care will go head-to-head in opioid treatment study

April 14, 2017  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
An 800-patient Treatment Research Institute (TRI) study will test whether a general health sector that created much of the opioid misuse crisis can help to solve it.

The least you need to know about the repeal and replace bill

March 8, 2017  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
Everyone’s talking about the healthcare bill House Republicans released Monday night as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act of 2010. Here’s the very least you need to know.

Settlement over prescribing practices puts spotlight on buprenorphine clinics

December 2, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A well-regarded chain of buprenorphine treatment operations has agreed to pay a civil settlement in a case that in part speaks to concerns about the mix of services in medication-assisted treatment facilities.

Charges against 'Rehab Mogul' affect industry as a whole

November 17, 2016  |  Tom Valentino, Senior Editor
Christopher Bathum, founder of 19 sober-living facilities in California and Colorado, faces multiple charges of sexually assaulting patients, as well as engaging in a $175 million insurance fraud scheme.

New federal policy increases buprenorphine caps

March 31, 2016  |  Julie Miller, Editor in Chief
This week, the White House announced several more initiatives to address the opioid and heroin crisis, which include updates to existing actions and several new additions.

Addiction specialists report growing struggle to meet demand for medication treatment

January 7, 2016  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
With possible revisions to buprenorphine prescribing limits looming, respondents to an American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) survey report increasing difficulty in meeting demand for the opioid addiction treatment.

Our readers closely analyzed treatment's support team in 2015

December 31, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Recovery coaches, interventionists and sober homes were among the prominent topics that garnered the most interest among readers of the Addiction Professional website in 2015.

New WestCare facility addresses need for triage services

December 28, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A new WestCare Nevada facility in Las Vegas should ease the strain on hospital emergency rooms that are experiencing increases in cases involving addiction and mental health needs.

Drug monitoring programs, naloxone among focus areas of public health report

November 17, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
A group of experts that convened last year to address the prescription opioid crisis has formally issued recommendations that include mandated use of prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) by providers.

Unlikely partners ignite innovative opioid treatment project in D.C.

November 16, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
The leaders of an integrated care initiative for buprenorphine patients in an underserved area of Washington, D.C., are a urologist and a former medical director in a methadone treatment setting.

Florida introduces master's-level professional credential

October 23, 2015  |  Gary A. Enos, Editor
Florida's newly available Master's Level Addiction Professional credential reflects directions being pursued in an increasingly managed care-influenced service system.


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