There has been a dramatic increase in treatment of opioid use disorder among incarcerated individuals with the attendant rise in use, abuse, and mortality throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The use of telemedicine has been a lifesaver during these tumultuous times. Telemedicine has been leveraged in community programs and jails and prisons across the country to provide safe and effective care. This presentation will intertwine the "Three T's" for optimizing care.
- Review how technology increases access and improves quality of care where MAT services are delivered
- Describe how the dynamics of a regularly scheduled multidisciplinary team meeting improves patient care
- State the reasons to champion telemedicine as an essential and permanent health care delivery modality