Evaluating Peer Recovery Coaches to Improve Treatment Outcomes and Reduce Health Care Costs among Patients with Substance Use Disorders

This project aims to evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of integrating recovery coaches into primary care for outpatient management of substance use disorders.

Location: Boston, MA; Funding: Partners Healthcare Population Health Management Delivery System Innovation Pilot Grant; 2016-2017. Partnering with the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Substance Use Disorder Initiative (PIs: Wakeman, Magidson). Opportunities for staff and graduate students to be involved in secondary data analysis, and future grant submissions.