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Spectrum Health Systems Partners with Milford Regional Medical Center to Provide Immediate Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment

Spectrum Health Systems, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing a comprehensive continuum of addiction treatment throughout Massachusetts, announced today a partnership with Milford Regional Medical Center (MRMC) to provide rapid access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to patients of the emergency department (ED) and other MRMC-affiliated patient care sites. Through this collaborative effort, Spectrum and MRMC are bridging the gap between emergency care and primary care offices for individuals struggling with substance use disorders and longer-term addiction treatment.

November 18th, 2019|

Refining Addiction: Notable Changes and Future Implications

Language nuances change over time as society gains greater awareness and sensitivity regarding the struggles experienced by various groups of people. In the addiction treatment community, we’re well aware of the stigma often associated with the disease and its related vocabulary. The concepts of alcohol and drug dependency weren’t considered ...

November 14th, 2019|

Spectrum Health Systems Adds Qaiser S. Khan, MD, MPH, to Connect Psychiatry and Medication-Assisted Treatment Practices

Khan is the latest addition to psychiatric branch, focusing on the intersection of substance use and mental health disorders

November 7th, 2019|

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