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Policy and Industry

Policy and Industry

Buprenorphine prescription for opioid addiction, x-waiver
January 20, 2021

Miriam Komaromy, MD, medical director for the Grayken Center for Addiction at BMC, reacts to the news of increased access to a key medication for opioid use disorder.

covid-19 vaccine for people with substance use disorder
January 20, 2021

Practical challenges and stigma must be overcome for such an effort to succeed, but success could yield a blueprint for future care.

doctor talking to patient about covid-19 vaccine
December 23, 2020

At this point in time, it is our most critical responsibility as medical professionals.

Hands reach through the wall at the US Mexico border
November 23, 2020

Refugee health expert Sondra Crosby, MD discusses the health consequences for migrant children and how the U.S. asylum process needs to change.

Suboxone (a medication used to treat opioid use disorder)
November 17, 2020

Despite efforts to combat the opioid epidemic over the past decades, the data shows that death rates have not significantly improved — calling for a paradigm shift in how care is delivered.