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Nine measures that address key areas of concern in health care
Learn how this computer-guided and structured interview can revolutionize patient assessment and care.
ASAM has honored Bess O'Brien with the 2015 Media Award for her documentary The Hungry Heart. The award presentation took place at The ASAM 46th Annual Conference in Austin, Texas on Saturday, April 26. ASAM President, Stuart Gitlow presented Ms. O’Brien with her award during the 2015 Awards Luncheon.
Ms. O'Brien's documentary on prescription drug addiction recognized for improving the public's understanding of addiction, recovery, and addiction medicine.
Dr. Mark S. Gold wins the prestigious McGovern Award for his contributions which have increased our understanding of the relationship between addiction and society.
Physicians and leaders in the field of addiction medicine were honored at the ASAM Annual Awards Luncheon at The ASAM 46th Annual Conference in Austin, TX.
ASAM as part of its membership with the Parity Implementation Coalition, announced its thanks to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for releasing a proposed rule that applies the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) to Medicaid Managed Care plans, Alternative Benefit Plans and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
On, Wednesday, April 29, your help is needed to support federal legislation that reduces criminalization of addiction and improves prevention, treatment and recovery services
July 30 - August 1, 2015 - The essential primer for physicians preparing to take the ABAM Certification/Re-certification Exam as well as physicians interested in learning more about addiction medicine.
July 29, 2015 - Half online, half live course provides 8 hours of CME training for eligibility to obtain a DEA waiver to prescribe buprenorphine.
July 29, 2015 - FREE ASAM course for prescribers of ER/LA Opioids and all affected by the prescription of ER/LA Opioids. Includes a special unit addressing ER/LA Opioids and addiction. Attend the live meeting or via LIVE Webinar.
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Deaths from opioid pain relievers exceed those from all illegal drugs.
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