Navigation Links
Silver Hill Hospital, Nationally Recognized Psychiatric Institution Opens Groundbreaking Chronic Pain and Addiction Treatment Center
Date:2/28/2012

NEW CANAAN, Conn., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Silver Hill Hospital, the nationally recognized psychiatric hospital in New Canaan, CT, announces the opening of the Chronic Pain and Addiction Center, an intensive residential treatment program for patients with pain who have become addicted to opioid medications. Dr. Seddon R. Savage, President of the American Pain Society, is the Medical Director.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120228/CG61655)

According to a 2011 report of the Institute of Medicine, chronic pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined—as many as 116 million people costing about $600 billion annually. Opioid therapy has become an increasingly common treatment for persistent pain but there can be unintended consequences. Some patients exposed to long-term use are at risk for addiction. Opioid misuse can result in serious harm including death from overdose. This combination of chronic pain, coupled with opioid misuse and addiction presents a major U.S. health crisis.

"We have opened the Chronic Pain and Addiction Center now because there is an urgent need to treat this as a dual disorder," says Dr. Sigurd Ackerman, President and Medical Director of Silver Hill. "I am thrilled that Dr. Savage will provide our medical leadership. Her experience and expertise cannot be matched. Our approach is truly innovative. I am confident we will not only help our own patients, but develop a methodology that can be replicated—thereby helping others as well."

Treatment is particularly complex when pain is complicated by a substance use disorder. An interdisciplinary approach is critical to help patients optimize their pain management and address addiction challenges. "Our ultimate goal is to incr
'/>"/>

SOURCE Silver Hill Hospital
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. Comparative Study Confirms Enox Biopharmas Antimicrobial Superiority to Commercially Available Silver Coated Catheters
2. Instead of Preventing Infections, Silver Coated Needleless IV Connectors May Actually Cause Them, a Nationally-Recognized Expert Tells National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research
3. Crestwood Technology Group Receives Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award
4. NxStage® Appoints Nancy J. Ham to Its Board of Directors and Announces Resignation of Board Member Jonathan T. Silverstein
5. CVS Caremark Customer Care Team Awarded Silver Medal for Best Customer Service at Contact Center Worlds Global Top Ranking Performers Conference
6. EnzySurge Receives FDA Approval for SilverStream(TM) Innovative Wound Management Solution
7. Dal-Tile Corp. Launches Two New Lines of Ceramic Tile with Microban(R) Silver Antimicrobial Technology
8. CardioGenics Provides Update on Agreement with Merck Chimie for Its Silver Coated Paramagnetic Beads
9. Cambrex Continuous-Flow Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis Technology Wins 2009 Silver Innovation Award
10. ULURU Inc. Announces the Commencement of First Clinical Study Using Altrazeal(TM) Silver
11. Texas Childrens Hospital, Lead Study Center, Announces U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approval of EXCOR® Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device for Use in United States
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/26/2015)... Ore. , May 26, 2015 ... rehabilitation business solutions, today announced the results of ... practices perform day-to-day activities. 759 therapists, practice owners ... confirmed a widespread industry need for technology and ... response to the survey findings, Clinicient published a ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... ® Technologies, Inc., the leader in non-invasive, accelerated orthodontic ... to continued demand from orthodontists and patients for safe, ... locations in the U.S. and Canada ... the only FDA-cleared Class II medical device that has ... much as 50 percent.  A recent ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 26, 2015  Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... Ph.D., M.S.N., C.R.N.P. has been named President and ... Directors, effective immediately.  Dr. Simpson has served as ... since September 2014 and as Interim Co-President and ... 2014.  She joined Delcath in 2012 as Executive ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Survey: Half of Physical Therapists Underbill For Their Services 2OrthoAccel Technologies Continues Trajectory of Accelerated Growth with Over 2,500 Practice Locations 2OrthoAccel Technologies Continues Trajectory of Accelerated Growth with Over 2,500 Practice Locations 3Delcath Names Dr. Jennifer Simpson President And CEO 2Delcath Names Dr. Jennifer Simpson President And CEO 3Delcath Names Dr. Jennifer Simpson President And CEO 4
... SAN DIEGO , June 18 Naviscan,s Positron Emission Mammography ... Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City . ... play an important role in the fight against breast cancer.   , ... PEM scanners are high-resolution breast ...
... 17 The chairman of the U.S. bishops, Committee on ... Administration (FDA) over its move toward approving a new drug that ... June 17 letter to Dr. Margaret Hamburg , Commissioner ... - Houston criticized the FDA,s move to hold an advisory ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Naviscan Positron Emission Mammography Technology Highlighted at the Society of Nuclear Medicine Annual Meeting 2Pro-Life Chair Voices 'Grave Concern' over FDA Plan to Approve Abortion Drug for 'Emergency Contraception' 2Pro-Life Chair Voices 'Grave Concern' over FDA Plan to Approve Abortion Drug for 'Emergency Contraception' 3Pro-Life Chair Voices 'Grave Concern' over FDA Plan to Approve Abortion Drug for 'Emergency Contraception' 4
(Date:5/26/2015)... 3,000 senior industry executives are expected ... the future of the connected car. A very special ... that can read a driver’s brain waves. Visitors to ... simulator by mind alone just by gripping the steering ... “We are working on cognitive load, altering music based ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 On May 26, ... Oceans 6 salesman and distributor Dwayne Windfall. At the start ... supply company that has some unique characteristics with it, so ... food business?” Windfall replies saying, “I was reading the newspaper ... that said they were looking for a person with hustle. ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... May 26, 2015 CIO Review has chosen ... Promising Pharma and Life Sciences Technology Solution Providers. The positioning ... 11 compliant solution which is applicable across the entire security ... necessary for broad adoption. , “SIGNiX has been on ... the Pharma and Life Sciences Technology space, and we are ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... 2015 Hexagon Geospatial is pleased to ... Space in a new content-sharing program that will bring ... in the development of smart applications. , ... combines optical satellite data from Airbus Defence and Space ... the walls between geospatial content, software and solutions, this ...
(Date:5/26/2015)... Antonio, TX (PRWEB) May 26, 2015 ... the opening of its newest clinic on May 25, 2015 ... at 1919 Rogers Road, Suite 102 in Westover Hills and ... as 7 P.M. , “We’re thrilled about opening this ... reach more of our neighbors in San Antonio and to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:The World’s Biggest Connected Car Exhibition is Back in Detroit 2Health News:The World’s Biggest Connected Car Exhibition is Back in Detroit 3Health News:My Positive Perspective Broadcasts Episode with Oceans 6 to Discuss Their Role in Helping the Community 2Health News:CIO Review Selects SIGNiX as a 20 Most Promising Pharma and Life Sciences Technology Solution Provider in 2015 2Health News:CIO Review Selects SIGNiX as a 20 Most Promising Pharma and Life Sciences Technology Solution Provider in 2015 3Health News:Hexagon Geospatial and Airbus Defense Establish Partnership 2Health News:Hexagon Geospatial and Airbus Defense Establish Partnership 3Health News:TexPTS Announces New Clinic in San Antonio 2
... Denver Zoo and HealthONE,s Rocky Mountain ... mascot, Jack, the Rocky Mountain river otter. Jack, named after ... new pediatric hospital. , , (Photo: ... and neonatal surgeon, retired from active medical practice, was among ...
... Ltd. ("Lumenis" or the "Company"), a global developer, manufacturer ... surgical, aesthetic and ophthalmic applications, announced today that it ... investor, Agate Medical Investments LP, together with two existing ... have invested $15 million in the Company. In ...
... , BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 30 Dr. Andrew Ordon, ... is now offering the latest in thermage treatments, a non-invasive ... Hills and Rancho Mirage. , , "Thermage is the ... but doesn,t want to go under the knife," explains Ordon. ...
... damaged cardiac muscle, surgeons say , TUESDAY, June 30 (HealthDay ... in which a patient received injections of his own heart ... man is the first of 16 people who will undergo ... being conducted at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute in Los Angeles. Another ...
... lead to ban on Vicodin, Percocet, new dosing recommendations ... U.S. health advisers recommended on Tuesday to lower the ... in Tylenol, Excedrin and many other pain-killing medications, while ... Percocet, which combine the painkiller with an opiate narcotic. ...
... the metabolic syndrome may play a role in the ... published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , ... The metabolic syndrome, or insulin resistance syndrome, ... high blood glucose levels, impaired glucose tolerance, abnormal lipid ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children & Denver Zoo Announce Mascot Contest Winner 2Health News:Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children & Denver Zoo Announce Mascot Contest Winner 3Health News:Lumenis Completes $15 Million Equity Financing From New and Existing Investors 2Health News:Lumenis Completes $15 Million Equity Financing From New and Existing Investors 3Health News:U.S. Doctors Treat Heart Attack With Man's Own Stem Cells 2Health News:FDA Panel Urges Tough Controls on Acetaminophen Painkillers 2Health News:FDA Panel Urges Tough Controls on Acetaminophen Painkillers 3Health News:FDA Panel Urges Tough Controls on Acetaminophen Painkillers 4Health News:Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer 2Health News:Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer 3
2.5 mm x 0.6 mm. Overall length: 122 mm, 4.8 inches....
Used in conjunction with the E5381 600 Circling Band (40 style). Indications: Massive retinal breaks. Inner diameter: 26 mm....
Concave inner surface to conform to the globe. Used in conjunction with the E5381 600 Circling Band (40 style). Indications: Wide scleral bed. Outside diameter 30.2 mm....
Used in conjunction with the E5381 600 Circling Band (40 style). Indications: Narrow scleral bed. Overall length: 100 mm, 3.9 inches....
Medicine Products: