The completed software application, developed collaboratively by OTARI, DATA of RI and Brave River Solutions, established a central point for data collection for the OTP Health Homes and offered a structure that allows for reporting as one entity or as individual organizations. This data can then be easily accessed by the State, meeting the reporting requirements of Health Homes.
About the Company
DATA of RI is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1986 representing public and private alcohol and drug treatment, behavioral health, prevention and student assistant programs. DATA, in collaboration and partnership with the RI Council of Community Mental Health Organizations (RICCMHO), is a sub-contractor for the State of Rhode Island’s Combined Behavioral Health Training & Technical Assistance Grant. The agencies work together to provide comprehensive training programs that lead to certifications and/or licensing for those working in the mental health and addiction fields.
The Opioid Treatment Association of Rhode Island (OTARI) was founded in 2006 to enhance patient care and the provision of treatment services to opioid dependent patients and their families throughout Rhode Island. Member programs: serve as a resource or participate in the development and advocation of legislation and/or policy regarding matters related to the delivery of opioid treatment services and patient care at local, state and national levels; collaborate and partner on state initiatives to promote and support the utilization of best practices in the provision of treatment services to opioid dependent patients; and work toward reducing stigma and discrimination among patients choosing to use medication assisted treatments as a tool in recovery