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Population Health

Population Health

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.

boston health care for the homeless covid vaccine of shelter guests
March 31, 2021

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program is vaccinating people in shelters who often have mental health comorbidities. Trust is key.

lessons from tuskegee for covid vaccine hesitancy text image
March 16, 2021

Descendants of men in the syphilis study in Tuskegee joined medical experts to address trauma and advocate for informed consent of the vaccine.

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.

covid recuperation unit for homeless patients at boston Medical center
March 11, 2021

The unit provided a safe space for COVID-positive people experiencing homelessness to isolate while alleviating strain on the hospital.