BupPatient: Patient-Centered Coordinated Treatment of Opioid Addiction

BupPatient: Patient-Centered Coordinated Treatment of Opioid Addiction

BupPatient is a an online tool to advance patient-centered coordinated treatment of opioid addiction and improves the effectiveness of buprenophine treatment. BupPatient helps providers establish a coordinated opioid addiction treatment approach focusing on patient factors and enhances the patient-doctor relationship through common understanding and clear expectations. The enhancement to our existing BupPractice.com training website provides enhanced patient-focused provider training content, communication enhancement tools, and patient involvement to further a patient-centered approach and standardize care - potentially yielding a smooth treatment process that enhances the effectiveness of treatment of opioid addiction with buprenorphine.


FUNDING

Phase I

Project Title:
Coordinated Treatment of Addiction to Prescription Pain Medications

Institutes
National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Grant Number
#1R44DA034404-01A1

Phase II

Project Title:
Coordinated Treatment of Addiction to Prescription Pain Medications

Institutes
National Institutes of Health
National Institute on Drug Abuse

Grant Number
#4R44DA034404-02


Provider User Experience

Providers obtain unique training in the treatment of opioid addiction with buprenorphine that follows the models of care. In the training they create elements of treatment that enable their delivery of patient-centered and coordinated care. After training is complete they establish a personal website highlighting and implement their coordinated approach.

Patient User Experience

Patients can easily access standard information and resources on the treatment of opioid addiction. Once a treatment provider has been selected they are guided toward resources and materials specifically recommended by that practice. Treatment tools and agreements, customized by the provider are reviewed to ensure patient and provider share a common understanding of the treatment process associated with the use of buprenorphine in their opioid addiction.