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Recent Media Coverage

Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.

More Evidence Companies Pay Some Doctors to Prescribe Opioids
NBC News - May, 14, 2018

“Amidst national efforts to curb the over-prescribing of opioids, our findings suggest that manufacturers should consider a voluntary decrease or complete cessation of marketing to physicians,” says BMC's Scott Hadland, MD, MPH.

Boston Medical Center to Study if Coaches Help Beat Addiction
Boston Herald - May 12, 2018

Ricardo Cruz, MD, of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction, will studying the impact of peer recovery coaches on patients with substance use disorder, including focusing on providing support to patients and helping them achieve sustained recovery.

Fighting an Epidemic, One Step at a Time
The Boston Globe Salue to Nurses - May 9, 2018

We are proud of our Office Based Addiction Treatment Program (OBAT)'s nursing team for being on the cover of The Boston Globe's annual Salute to Nurses feature. This incredible team evaluates patients with substance use disorders and provides them with the support they need to make strides in their recovery.

Searching for Solutions to the Opioid Crisis
Modern Healthcare - May 5, 2018

Michael Botticelli, executive director of BMC's Grayken Center for Addiction, called for an annual funding commitment for the treatment and prevention of opioid use disorder similar to the levels of those appropriated for the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program.

Partners, Boston Medical Center Take Part in Push for 1M Patient Database
Boston Business Journal - May 4, 2018

"These are the patient populations who have been underrepresented in medical research, and they also incidentally are the groups who carry a disproportionate burden of disease,” said Julien Dedier, MD, internal medicine, and a a co-investigator for BMC on the All of Us research project. 

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Recent Press Releases

Official press releases issued by Boston Medical Center.

Marketing to Physicians by Opioid Pharma Companies Leads to More Opioid Prescriptions
May 14, 2018

Boston Medical Center Leads Study on Peer Recovery Coaches for Opioid Use Disorder
April 27, 2018

Patients with Medicaid Have Limited Access to Physical Therapy in Massachusetts after ACL Surgery
April 5, 2018

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Review: Additional Research Needed to Develop Optimal Assessment, Treatment Standards
April 3, 2018 

For more BMC press releases, please click to see our News Release Archive.