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Emerging Quality Trends Series: Innovations in Opioid Treatment Amidst a Pandemic

December 10, 2020
Webinar

11 a.m. - Noon

Registration is open to HANYS Members and Non Members

Description:
This webinar will offer innovative techniques to support individuals with opioid use disorder during a pandemic. Dr. Joshua Lynch, medical director, New York Medication Assisted Treatment and Emergency Referrals program, will describe the recent New York MATTERS program expansion, incorporation of telemedicine assessments and implementation of inpatient consultation and first responder telemedicine access. Matthew Fallico, MSW, health program coordinator, Office of Drug User Health, DOH, will showcase efforts to integrate buprenorphine in vital intercept points for individuals with OUD and key partnerships overseen by the DOH ODUH.

Objectives: Attendees will be able to understand:

  • new approaches to connecting with patients with OUD during a pandemic;
  • the method for electronic referrals and linkage to OUD treatment, peers and medication vouchers; and
  • unique approaches to naloxone distribution.

Presenters:
Joshua J. Lynch, DO, EMT-P, FACEP, medical director, New York Medication Assisted Treatment and Emergency Referrals (MATTERS) program, associate professor of Emergency Medicine, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine

Matthew Fallico, MSW, health program coordinator, Office of Drug User Health, DOH

This webinar is part of HANYS’ Emerging Quality Trends Lunch and Learn Session series. Content in each session will cover different topics based on federal, state and membership priorities.

For more information about this program, contact Erin Gretzinger, CPHQ, director, Quality Advocacy, Research, and Innovation, at (518) 431-7744 or egretzin@hanys.org.

If you have questions regarding registration, please contact Registration Support at learning@hanys.org or (518) 431-7867.

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