Research in the News

One in Six Patients with Opioid Use Disorder Leave the Hospital Before Completing Treatment, Potentially Due to Untreated Withdrawl Symptoms

Discharges too early for patients with opioid use disorder increased over 50% between 2016 and 2020, Penn Medicine analysis shows

Read more about our study in Penn Medicine News


Improving Medication Treatment Leads to Dramatic Gains in Emergency Department Care for Opioid Use Disorder

Making initiation of buprenorphine easy and timely was associated with a 25 percent increase in the likelihood of its use of treatment in Penn Medicine emergency departments

Read more about our study in Penn Medicine News

Penn Medicine Emergency Department to Lead in NIDA sponsored trial of new medication bridges to Opioid Recovery

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center will take part in a study comparing the effectiveness of oral versus injected buprenorphine

Read more about our study in Penn Medicine News

Providing Incentive for Emergency Physician X-Waiver Training


Read the study in Annals of Emergency Medicine Science Direct