Q2i, developers of patient engagement technologies, has announced Heywood Medical Group will be utilizing its Opioid Addiction Recovery Support (OARS) software to support patients with addiction recovery.
As the opioid epidemic continues to grow, patients and providers are searching for access to support tools capable of supporting individuals with opioid addition. OARS offers a healthcare portal through a mobile app for easy access to providers when users need support in their addiction recovery. The platform aims to reduce relapses, inpatient admission and readmissions, overdoses and emergency room visits.
“We are compelled to use every tool at our disposal to fight the addiction crisis in our region. OARS technology will help Heywood Medical Group physicians to more effectively respond to our patient needs, help improve patient outcomes and support the delivery of exceptional care," said Heywood Healthcare President and CEO Win Brown, BA, MSB, MHA. "As an independent and progressive healthcare system focusing on innovative ways to address the opioid crisis, OARS empowers our healthcare team to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive level of care that supports the recovery process for our patients fighting addiction."
As well as offering an avenue to users, OARS gives healthcare teams the ability to monitor and support patient progress in real-time. These data analysis tools give providers an inside look at a patient's recovery, helping identify trends and hazardous behavior to notify family or emergency services.