Implementation of Substance Use Screening in Rural Federally-Qualified Health Center Clinics Identified High Rates of Unhealthy Alcohol and Cannabis Use among Adult Primary Care Patients
Examines the feasibility of integrating electronic health record (EHR) tools into the screening of primary care patients for substance use. Discusses the process of screening 3,749 patients at 3 rural Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) via EHR-integrated methods and the potential impacts of this screening method on reducing rural primary care provider burden.
Jennifer McNeely, Bethany McLeman, Trip Gardner, et al.
Addiction Science & Clinical Practice, 18, 56
Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health information technology · Health screening · Primary care · Substance use and misuse