• Bundled intervention improves care for patients with infections, opioid use disorder

    2 monthes ago - By Healio

    Patients with opioid use disorder who were hospitalized for serious infections experienced higher odds of clinical cure and retention in addiction care when they were treated with a bundled intervention, according to a study.
    The bundled intervention included infectious disease consultation, addiction consultation, case management and medication for opioid use disorder. Patients in the study were also experiencing homelessness.
    “From prior experience at our institution, we know patient engagement in medical treatment plans can be difficult in vulnerable populations, including those
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