Integrating treatments for opioid use disorder and infectious diseases

Due to the OUD epidemic, new outbreaks of hepatitis C virus and HIV infection have risen as have hospitalizations for bacteremia, endocarditis, skin and soft tissue infections and osteomyelitis. Optimal treatment for these is impeded by untreated OUD. InfectiousDiseaseAdvisor.com lists 5 action steps agreed at a DHHS workshop.