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Wed, Aug 12, 2020, 12:00 PM – Wed, Aug 12, 2020, 01:00 PM



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A survey by the American Psychiatric Association indicated that 1/3 of those surveyed knew someone with an opioid use disorder (OUD). Yet the stigma surrounding OUD means that fewer than 20 percent of patients have access to treatment. Join AHA for this session to understand the impact of stigma within the walls of hospitals and hear how one team changed minds and the organizational culture in a quest to improve access to care.

With Richard Bottner, PA-C, Division of Hospital Medicine, Dell Seton Medical Center, Affiliate Faculty, Internal Medicine, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin