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Innovations in Primary Care: Interdisciplinary opioid treatment and a massive open online course to prevent falls

American Academy of Family Physicians

Innovations in Primary Care are brief one-page articles that describe novel innovations from health care's front lines. This issue's innovations address the following.

  • Providing Office-Based Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder--The death of a patient from an overdose inspired an interdisciplinary team at a regional health and education center to establish an office-based opioid treatment program.

  • Falls Prevention: Empowering People Through Online Education--A Massive Open Online Course, available free of charge, educates participants about falls and fall prevention.


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