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Dr. Andrew Quanbeck receives two NIH grants to address substance misuse in primary care

UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health -9/27/18

UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (DFMCH) Assistant Professor Andrew Quanbeck, PhD, will lead two new National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded projects aimed at implementing interventions for the prevention and treatment of substance misuse in the primary-care setting. Read more.


App designed by UW researchers proven to help overcome drug, alcohol addictions

The Badger Herald -3/13/18

A team of University of Wisconsin researchers have developed a mobile smartphone app proven to help individuals overcome drug and alcohol addictions. Read more.


Mobile app helps patients struggling with addiction in primary care settings

UW School of Medicine and Public Health – 2/19/18

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health researchers have conducted one of the most comprehensive implementation studies examining the use of mobile health technology in the United States’ health care system. Read more.


mHealth app helps curb substance abuse, reduce hospital visits

mHealth Intelligence – 2/16/18

Patients at three health centers found that an mHealth app helped them reduce drinking and drug use incidents and sharply reduced ER visits and hospitalizations. But the study also saw problems with sustainability and physician buy-in. Read more.


Coaching reduces opioid prescribing at UW Health clinics

Wisconsin State Journal – 2/7/18

Opioid doses dropped 11 percent at UW Health clinics that paid special attention to urine drug testing and other monitoring of patients, while doses went up 8 percent at other UW clinics, a new study found. Read more.