Michigan OPEN/Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative (MEDIC) Project

Summary

The Michigan OPEN/MEDIC project is a 1-year project funded by SAMHSA. Chad Brummett is the PI and Co-Is are Keith Kocher, Gina Dahlem and Aaron Dora Laskey (MSU-Sparrow Hospital).

The goal of the Michigan Opioid Prescribing Engagement Network (Michigan OPEN) and the Michigan Emergency Department Improvement Collaborative(MEDIC) project is to reduce opioid related morbidity and mortality by: 1) Increasing Emergency Department naloxone distribution to patients treated for opioid overdose and those at high risk of future overdose, and 2 )Facilitating hospital and community inter-professional provider networks to develop best practices for Emergency Department-based opioid use disorder screening, naloxone distribution, and initiation of medication-assisted treatment.

For more information, visit:  michigan-open.org/medic

Status: Ongoing
Funding: SAMHSA
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