This webinar will discuss ways in which general acute care hospitals can combat the opioid epidemic. Every year, more patients with opioid use disorder visit the ED and are admitted to the hospital. Through the California Bridge Program, hospitals offer rapid access, low barrier buprenorphine starts to treat withdrawal and link patients to long term treatment. This model allows the patients who are already in the hospital, but not in addiction treatment, to be efficiently started on lifesaving treatment. In this webinar, Dr.
This webinar will discuss admission criteria for Adult Residential Facilities (ARF’s) and Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE’s). As resources become more and more scarce every day we find ourselves at a crisis point in our efforts to serve the diverse population of Behavioral Health patients. The most recent closure of a large, well established program that offered crisis residential services for patients transitioning from an acute care setting is one such example of the rapid dwindling of resources and options for care teams.
Interested counsel may join a discussion group that offers support and an opportunity to learn about the new legal privileges and challenges of the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005. You can request to join the group by following this link: eepurl.com/rKJaf. This group generally holds conference calls quarterly.