Wednesday Apr 28, 2:30 PM

154 Data-Informed Evolution of a Medication-Assisted Treatment Program in a County Correctional Facility

In response to the opioid crisis, Montgomery County Correctional Facility was awarded a grant by the state of Pennsylvania to spearhead a MAT program for inmates with opioid use disorder. The program uses common MAT modalities such as buprenorphine, methadone, and injectable naltrexone. To maximize the program’s efficacy and meet the ongoing needs of participants, various data sets are obtained and collated as the program evolves.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the components applied to MCCF’s MAT program
  • Describe the data collection methods and how data is used to understand and evaluate the MAT program
  • Iterate pitfalls and challenges associated with establishing and maintaining a MAT program in a jail

Level: Basic

  • Jillian Hagerich, MSN

    Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner

    Primecare Medical

  • Joseph Lynch, RN, MSN

    Health Services Administrator

    PrimeCare Medical Inc

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