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Opioids

app for medication for opioid use disorder prescribing from boston medical center
April 8, 2021

Many providers feel ill-equipped to treat opioid use disorder with medications, like any other chronic disease. A new tool from BMC's OBAT program may help.

doctor looking at pupil size in patient
March 25, 2021

New research shows that pupillometry using an automated camera could improve treatment for opioid withdrawal symptoms and outcomes.

black man holding narcan for opioid overdose death prevention
February 8, 2021

Treatment and harm reduction approaches for opioid use disorder have failed to effectively meet the needs of people of color, experts say.

Buprenorphine prescription for opioid addiction, x-waiver
January 20, 2021

Miriam Komaromy, MD, medical director for the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC, reacts to the news of increased access to a key medication for opioid use disorder.

Suboxone (a medication used to treat opioid use disorder)
November 17, 2020

Despite efforts to combat the opioid epidemic over the past decades, the data shows that death rates have not significantly improved — calling for a paradigm shift in how care is delivered.