The Daily Record: Using assessment tools to improve addiction treatment

The addiction treatment industry has struggled over the years to develop outcome metrics to help facilities improve patient care.

In an effort to identify which treatments work best, and to determine the success rate for long-term recovery from substance use disorder, Havre de Grace-based Ashley Addiction Treatment began using Trac9 Informatics, a standardized assessment tool.

The Trac9 system measures a patient’s response to treatment in real time, said James Ryan, Ashley’s vice president of clinical services.

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