J Addict Med 2021 Sep 10. Epub 2021 Sep 10.
Cooper University Health Care, Center for Healing, Division of Addiction Medicine, Camden, NJ (VSG, JH, IJ, BR, LW, MS, KEB), Cooper Medical School of Rowan University, Camden, NJ (BY, KH, KEB), Cooper University Health Care, Cooper Research Institute, Camden, NJ (KH), Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Addiction Medicine and Medical Toxicology, Cooper University Health Care, Camden, NJ (MS).
Objectives: We describe retention in care, medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) prescribing, and urine toxicology outcomes of a comprehensive perinatal shared medical appointment model that combined medication, group-based counseling, and recovery supports.
Methods: We conducted a retrospective study of program retention between 11/1/16 and 3/31/20 in pregnant and postpartum women with substance dependence or use disorder. Disengagement reasons, MOUD prescribing, and urine toxicology were abstracted from medical records. Read More