Short Description of Study

The MATPharm Study team at Rhode Island Hospital seeks participants for a 3-month study to try out a new approach for providing medication care for people with opioid use disorder. The study compares usual care to a new care approach at a specialty community pharmacy.

Keyword Description of Study

OUD and Pharmacy | OUD Care Innovations

Eligibility Requirements

Over 18 -Prescribed buprenorphine/Suboxone or naltrexone/Vivitrol or are interested in starting buprenorphine/Suboxone -live in Rhode Island

Study Contact Info

Full Name

Rachel Serafinski


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Study Website URL

Lifespan Clinical Trials URL



Time Involved

2 visits with study team, 3 months

Study Requirements

-receive medication treatment with buprenorphine/Suboxone or naltrexone/Vivitrol, either from the pharmacy or from their usual care provider
-meet in person or remotely with study staff at start and end of study (2 visits)
-call/text mid-point check-in

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