November 2018

Cost of Pharmacotherapy for Opioid Use Disorders Following Inpatient Detoxification

November 14, 2018


The mean 24-week cost per participant was $5416 for extended-release injectable naltrexone (57% detoxification, 37% medication, 6% provider/patient) and $4148 for buprenorphine-naloxone (64% detoxification, 12% medication, 24% provider/patient).

Predicting 30-Day Emergency Department Revisits

November 06, 2018


“Frequent flyers” significantly contribute to emergency department (ED) crowding. This study developed a predictive model that can be used to identify high-risk patients and reduce ED revisits.