Sigmund Software’s EHR Now Offering ASAM’s CONTINUUM™ Product Line

The American Society of Addiction Medicine is excited to announce that ASAM’s CONTINUUM™ product line is now offered through Sigmund Software’s AURA EHR platform. Sigmund Software is a leading provider of enterprise software solutions for behavioral health and addiction treatment providers, and their EHR platform, AURA, showcases as the industry’s first complete mobile-enabled and platform […]

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The College of Problems of Drug Dependency holds 79th Annual Scientific Meeting

During the 79th College of Problems of Drug Dependency Annual Scientific Meeting in Montreal, Canada, Dr. David R. Gastfriend, DFASAM, Chief Architect of CONTINUUM™ presented findings on improving care with standardized addiction assessments. Research findings from both the Los Angeles County’s Department of Health and the Massachusetts pilot of ASAM CONTINUUM™ Assessment tools were presented. […]

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CO-Triage™ Released at the ASAM 48th Annual Conference

Dr. David R. Gastfriend, DFASAM, Chief Architect of CONTINUUM™ presented during the ASAM 48th Annual Conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the presentation, Dr. Gastfriend announced the release of CO-Triage. And discussed how to improve care with the ASAM CONTINUUM™ and CO-Triage assessments. Other presentation topics included contingency management and monitoring technology. Gastfriend also […]

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Is Your System 1115 Waiver Ready?

In a webinar hosted by FEI Systems, Dr. Gary Tsai and Dr. Tina Kim from the California Department of Health gave an enlighting presentation which focused on LA County’s pilot of the CONTINUUM, The ASAM Criteria Decision engine™ and how it addresses the aspects of the 1115 waiver. The pilot also focused on opportunities with algorithm- […]

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ASAM’s Assessment Software CONTINUUM™ to be Used in Significant Clinical Trial

ASAM’s CONTINUUM™ software will be the research and clinical assessment tool for one of the largest clinical trials in the history of addiction treatment. The U.S. Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has announced a $13 million award to the Treatment Research Institute (TRI) in Philadelphia for the 5-year study. Principal Investigator, David R. Gastfriend, MD, […]

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New ASAM Referral Tool Available

CONTINUUM™ Triage (CO-Triage™), a new ASAM Criteria-based referral tool, is now available as of its April 6th release at ASAM’s 48th Annual Conference. CO-Triage is a quick referral tool for healthcare professionals to help patients struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. The CO-Triage structured interview guides users in reviewing substance use problems, and major medical […]

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Pennsylvania Moves to Nationally Recognized ASAM Criteria

Pennsylvania’s Department of Drug and Alcohol Program announced on Thursday, March 9, that the state would begin using the nationally recognized ASAM Criteria to determine the appropriate level of care for an individual seeking addiction treatment or already within the Pennsylvania treatment system. Previously, a customized tool, the PCPC (Pennsylvania Client Placement Criteria), was required […]

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Representative Chris Van Hollen Honors CONTINUUM™

On October 20, Representative Chris Van Hollen [MD-8], wrote to the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) congratulating the professional membership society for its creation of CONTINUUM™. The letter recognizes the more than two decades of development work ASAM has engaged in developing CONTINUUM. “I’m grateful for our important work and for the difference it […]

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American Society of Addiction Medicine Receives Top ASAE Honors for CONTINUUM – The ASAM Criteria Decision Engine™

The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) has earned the 2016 ASAE Power of A (Association) Gold and Silver Awards for CONTINUUM™, clinical decision software that revolutionizes addiction treatment by standardizing patient assessment and creating an addiction patient registry. ASAE honored CONTINUUM, which is the result of over two decades of work by ASAM, starting […]

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ASAM Provides Training for Ohio Providers – Free Education Available

Watch a live recording from a recent Ohio webinar to learn the basics of how to implement ASAM’s criteria and CONTINUUM™. Watch the recording Download the slides ASAM presented to the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services to help the state providers implement a newly passed Ohio Administrative Code Rule 5122-27-06 that requires certified providers of addiction services […]

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