JUNE 28, 2022
Digital tool helps emergency department doctors treat opioid use disorder
by Mallory Locklear, Yale University
Emergency departments (EDs) are an important point of care for people with opioid use disorder. But EDs in the United States have been slow to meet patient needs for opioid use treatments like buprenorphine, past research shows. A new tool developed by Yale researchers aims to close this gap by helping physicians feel more prepared to offer these medications.