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Policy and Industry

Policy and Industry

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.

COVID-19 vaccine for people with substance use disorder
January 20, 2021

Practical challenges and stigma must be overcome for such an effort to succeed, but success could yield a blueprint for future care.

cultural humility vs. cultural competence, patient and doctor talking in hospital
March 9, 2021

Utilizing one of these frameworks without the other misses the mark, and effective interventions would uphold both.

doctor talking to patient about covid-19 vaccine
December 23, 2020

At this point in time, it is our most critical responsibility as medical professionals.

Hands reach through the wall at the US Mexico border
November 23, 2020

Refugee health expert Sondra Crosby, MD discusses the health consequences for migrant children and how the U.S. asylum process needs to change.