Monthly Archives: April 2019

DCBA Presents on Medication-Assisted Treatment in Criminal Justice Settings at Rx Summit

At this week’s Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta, DCBA Associate Attorney Shruti Kulkarni presented with Tulane School of Medicine’s Dr. John W. Thompson, and the Chief Operating Officer of NaphCare, Bradford McClane. Their presentation, “Opioid Use Disorder Interventions and Treatment in Jails: Policy and Practice,” examined the benefits, challenges, and policy issues […]

DCBA’s Managing Partner Presents on Warm Handoffs at Rx Summit

Today, DCBA’s Managing Partner, Michael C. Barnes, presented and moderated a session at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit in Atlanta. The session, entitled “Warm Handoffs: Overcoming Barriers to Implementation,” examined the need for emergency department warm handoff programs. Under these programs, patients who experience a nonfatal overdose are screened for problematic substance use […]