NIATx vs ECHO as Comparative Implementation Strategies (041)

The trial will test two timely and successful evidence-based implementation practices, NIATx Coaching and Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO), with jail and community-based treatment providers to increase MOUD use with justice populations. NIATx Coaches provide expertise in MOUD implementation and organizational change to help treatment organizations and staff make, sustain, and spread MOUD. The ECHO platform focuses on the provider side by connecting primary care providers with expert MOUD prescribers to promote high-quality MOUD practices. This will be the first trial that assesses the comparative effectiveness of these approaches overall, and in justice settings.

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