MedStar Health Seeks To Detect Alcohol, Substance Abuse Early
MedStar Health’s four Baltimore hospitals have adopted a nationally recognized program aimed at improving early intervention and treatment for alcohol and substance abuse. The SBIRT, (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) program includes a three-part process that begins with a universal screening. More than 27,000 MedStar Health patients have been screened since Oct. 1, and more than 5,200 tested positive for SBIRT intervention. Read more.