The Role of Telemedicine in Addiction Treament and Recovery

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The Role of Telemedicine in Addiction Treatment and Recovery

By Ianna Arthur

In contrast to other fields in healthcare, substance abuse disorder treatment  lacks a significant technology component. Telehealth technologies have yet to be implemented on a universal scale in addiction recovery programs. However, studies show that telehealth has the potential to transform and improve the way we rehabilitate substance abuse patients and can help to reduce the number of people impacted by the opioid crisis in the United States.

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