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UMMS to serve as host institution of assistive technology research program
July 23, 2014
UMass Medical School to serve as host institution of international assistive technology research program

UMass Medical School is one of two American universities to serve as a host institution in a European Union funded research program focused on developing new technologies to help individuals with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability.

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Our ability to apply objective academic research and public service knowledge makes a difference — both for our clients and the individuals they serve.

    Where We’ll be Next...

    Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (MESC)

    August 18-21 — Denver, CO

    This conference brings together thought leaders from the public and private sectors to share ideas and information related the Medicaid systems and initiatives.

    We will be speaking and exhibiting at this event; please visit us at Booth 65. We hope to see you there!

    Projects and Publications

    July 09, 2014

    This article highlights the evaluation of a buprenorphine dose-based prior authorization policy developed by MassHealth in consultation with UMass Medical School's Office of Clinical Affairs. The evaluation suggests the policy may be a model for other states concerned about buprenorphine diversion among individuals with opioid dependence.