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PMC helps patients manage their substance abuse problems

 

January 3, 2019



Data has come to light that shows Petersburg Medical Center’s medicated-assisted treatment program, or MAT, is helping those with opiate or substance abuse issues save money and manage their problem by being seen in the clinic instead of the emergency room.

“You want them coming into the clinic, because it’s a scheduled appointment,” said PMC CEO Phil Hofstetter. “There’s better case management. They’re managing their issues and health issues more.”

The MAT program helps those with opiate or substance abuse problems by providing medication that blocks transmitters in the bra...



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