The BIG Hospital SBIRT Initiative

A Learning Collaborative to Expand SBIRT into Hospitals and Other Medical Settings

The Business Case for Hospital SBIRT: Connecting with Hospital Administration

Description: This webinar discusses the future of Hospital SBIRT and is a great tool for understanding the business and clinical cases for bringing/expanding SBIRT within your hospital.

Presenter: Dr. Eric Goplerud is Vice President and Senior Fellow in the Public Health Department at NORC at the University of Chicago. Goplerud, who joined NORC in 2011, is a clinical psychologist and an expert on substance abuse treatment and prevention who was previously a senior research professor at George Washington University focusing on behavioral health policy. Prior to working at George Washington University, he held several senior policy leadership positions at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). In addition, Goplerud chaired the National Quality Forum's Technical Advisory Panel that produced the consensus standards of evidence-based substance use treatment, and he co-chairs the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) Technical Advisory Panel that designed and is field testing alcohol and tobacco SBIRT performance measures for all hospital admissions.