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SIUH’s Hospital Information System

Staten Island University Hospital (SIUH) uses The SMART Solution, a 100% paperless EHR, as the hospital information system for their opioid treatment programs.  SIUH’s chemical dependency programs are licensed by the New York State Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and are accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. Their services […]

Discovery House, Inc.

About Discovery House has been dedicated to saving lives since 1989.  As a national, outpatient addiction treatment program they provide professional confidential treatment. Furthermore, they offer a full range of treatment programs serving people who suffer from a range of addictions. Additionally, Discovery House strives to ensure that every patient receives the highest level of […]

ETS’s Patient Record Management System

Evergreen Treatment Services ( ETS ) uses the SMART Solution, a 100% paperless EHR, as their patient record management system for their opioid treatment programs. ETS works to transform the lives of individuals and their communities through effective addiction and social services. Established in 1973, this Western Washington Evergreen Treatment Services ( ETS ) has been working to transform […]

The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB)

About The Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) established Turning Point of Bermuda to provide safe, high-quality, people-centered, compassionate care every day addressing mental health and substance use disorders in an inpatient and intensive outpatient treatment setting. Learn more Testimonials “The SMART system has enabled us to communicate more effectively throughout the program. Patient files are easily […]

Meeting the Needs of West Haven, APT Foundation

In 2015, there were over 600 reported overdose deaths in Connecticut alone. Of these deaths, 415  have been attributed to heroin use and 186 to fentanyl use .¹‚² According to a survey by the National Institutes of Health nearly 75% of people with drug-use disorders never receive any treatment. “The prevalence and complexity of drug […]

Controversial Solution. What We Need to Do is Save Lives.

May 2016 – The Boston Globe reported on a new unorthodox measure that has been taken by Boston Healthcare to prevent overdose deaths. Fatigued and frustrated by multiple overdose occurrences in their waiting rooms each week, Boston Health Care for the Homeless has opened a place specifically to care for these overdose victims. The SPOT […]

ETS Opens New Clinic to Aid Overdose Stricken County

April 2016 – Evergreen Treatment Services (ETS) has offered medication-assisted treatment for adults with opioid use disorder since 1973. This August they plan to open their newest location, a 350 patient facility in Renton, King County, Washington. This new addition comes on the heels of a 58% increase in heroin related deaths in 2015.¹ Assistant […]

Addiction Treatment and Prisoners

APT Foundation, a leading provider of substance use disorder, drug, alcohol, mental health and medication assisted treatment services in Connecticut, was recently interviewed by News Channel 8 (WTNH) about the efficacy of medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction.¹ When combined with a comprehensive treatment plan, addiction treatment using methadone has proven to help people reduce or […]

Volunteering in Overdose Prevention

April 22, 2016 – Brown University School of Medicine recently hosted inter-professional training meetings to address overdose prevention methods.  This event brought together students to provide instruction and facilitate overdose response practice groups. One important overdose prevention method being taught is the administration of naloxone. SMART’s  Director of Partner Services and Operations, Ann-Marie Reid Richardson […]

Hawaii Join’s in the Opioid Epidemic

April 21st, 2016 – Hawaii News Now  recently reported on the state of our nations opioid epidemic as seen in Hawaii. There has been a rise in youth and adults over 50 seeking treatment for opioid addiction, from 1% just a few years ago to 7% today.(1) “Before you know it they’re not getting it […]