Emerging Practices

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FDA Clears Mobile Medical App to Help Those with Opioid Use Disorder Stay in Recovery Programs, December 10, 2018

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared a mobile medical application (app) to help increase retention (the amount of time a patient participates) in an outpatient treatment program for individuals with opioid use disorder (OUD). The reSET-O app is a prescription cognitive behavioral therapy intended to be used in addition to outpatient treatment under the care of a health care professional, in conjunction with treatment that includes buprenorphine and contingency management.

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Last Updated: 03/29/2019