Integrating new services into a practice requires adapting operational systems and workflows. These cannot be designed and implemented in a vacuum—stakeholders should be engaged across the organization. New policies, processes, and procedures will need to be refined over time based on feedback. Programs should also take a patient-centered approach that considers patient needs and preferences.
Principles of Substance Use Treatment
Addiction is a complex disease with biological, psychological, and social aspects and should be treated as such.
Operational Systems and Workflows
Develop and implement new policies, processes, and procedures for the medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program.
Take an approach to patient care that is customized to patient preferences and needs.