Organizational Readiness for Rural MOUD Programs
Rural programs interested in providing medication for opioid use disorder (MOUD) should assess their
readiness to implement such an initiative. Readiness is multi-dimensional, so rural programs should
assess organizational readiness within several categories including workforce, operations, and
financial. Assessing readiness prior to implementation can help ensure the success and sustainability
of the program.
There are a variety of tools to help programs assess the extent to which they are prepared to