St. Matthews Pharmacy offers a managed medication-assisted treatment (MAT) pharmacy program that focuses on supporting clinicians who treat patients for opioid use.
Patients in our MAT pharmacy program showed significantly higher retention rates, especially in the early part of treatment
Patients in our MAT pharmacy program had fewer drug-related ER visits
Patients in our MAT pharmacy program experienced fewer relapse events
Source: Analysis of 154 patients 90 days or less in treatment prior to our clinic-based managed pharmacy program; Nov. 2016–Oct. 2017 and 154 patients 90 days or less in treatment participating in program; Nov. 2017–Oct. 2018
A peer-reviewed study published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment demonstrated that patients using our on-site managed MAT pharmacy program:
Our on-site managed MAT pharmacy program eliminates many of the barriers to treatment that patients face including stigma, challenges with transportation and limited or no availability of medication when needed, and can help improve patient adherence to their treatment plan.
In a recent survey, 92% of patients said that they are more likely to adhere to their treatment plans and attend their appointments when they receive medication at their doctor’s office through our program, and 98% said they feel that our pharmacy coordinators treat them with respect and care about their well-being.
Source:Journal of Opioid Management https://doi.org/10.5055/jom.2021.0645