Peggy O'Brien

Telehealth emerges as critical weapon for public health officials combating the opioid epidemic

Written by Peggy O'Brien | Blog Post, Child Welfare, Healthcare Data Analytics...

This past October, the U.S. passed a package of bills focused on confronting the nation’s opioid epidemic. Collectively known as the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act[1], the legislation contains a number of legal and regulatory tweaks designed to make addiction treatment more accessible. Among them is a new focus on telehealth, which will make ...read more