Worries that surgery patients would have a tougher recovery if their doctors had to abide by a five-day limit on opioid pain medication prescriptions didn’t play out as expected, a new study finds.
The University of Michigan recently received a $3.3 million grant to launch a comprehensive data science project that aims to inform best practices on pre- and post-surgical care procedures for patients with opioid use disorder.
A U-M research team finds that medications for opioid use disorder are rarely prescribed within 30 days of emergency department visits for opioid overdoses among patients with Medicaid
New research from Thuy Nguyen
Relative to white patients, racial and ethnic groups saw a sharper decline in access to medicines to treat opioid use disorder during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic—intensifying pre-pandemic disparities, says a University of Michigan researcher.
New Research from Thuy Nguyen
Policy shift could improve access to buprenorphine for opioid use disorder, but stigma and training still pose significant challenge.
New Research from Amanda Mauri and Tarlise Townsend
A new review of opioid misuse prevention policies across the United States analyzed the effectiveness of each policy on addressing prescribing, patient behavior, and patient health related outcomes.