The NIATx Model Works...

...because it is doable, customer-focused, gets change teams engaged,
and produces real results quickly.


NIATx in Action

Previous NIATx Foundation projects have:


Improved access rates and addiction care for the homeless in Philadelphia

Doubled use of medication for OUD in Ohio

Reduced no-show rates by half across 41 organizations nationally

Reduced re-admission rates consistently in Wisconsin

Improved access city (or region)-wide to detoxification and crisis services

Increased MOUD retention rates in live and virtual environments

Increased sustainability and revenue capture for struggling facilities

Integrated virtual and in-person workflows


Case Study: APT Foundation, Inc.

To address the growing opioid epidemic, the APT Foundation, Inc. entered a nine-year study in July 2006 using the NIATx rapid-cycle model to improve treatment access and program outcomes. Since the initial study, APT has continued to use the NIATx model to sustain results and navigate current treatment challenges associated with COVID-19.

Based on data collected through routine quality assessment, this open-access model appears to improve treatment access, capacity, and financial sustainability without evidence of deleterious effects on treatment outcomes. In addition, APT has found the changes implemented to respond to COVID-19 have allowed the facility to continue providing treatment to patients and, in several cases, have improved treatment approaches, particularly for those with access disparities


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