Charles Ruetsch

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint The effect of telephonic patient support on treatment for opioid dependence: outcomes at one year follow-up
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, 9200 Rumsey Road, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    Addict Behav 37:686-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Empirical view of opioid dependence
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, LLC, 9250 Bendix Rd N, Ste 240, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 16:S9-13. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Practice strategies to improve compliance and patient self-management
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, LLC, 9250 BendixnRd N, Ste 240, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 16:S26-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A national study of a telephone support service for patients receiving office-based buprenorphine medication-assisted treatment: study feasibility and sample description
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, LLC, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:307-17. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Clinical differences between opioid abuse classes ameliorated after 1 year of buprenorphine-medication assisted treatment
    Joseph Tkacz
    Health Analytics, LLC, Columbia, Maryland 21045, USA
    J Addict Dis 31:100-11. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Compliance with buprenorphine medication-assisted treatment and relapse to opioid use
    Joseph Tkacz
    Health Analytics, LLC, 9200 Rumsey Road, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    Am J Addict 21:55-62. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Opioid dependence treatment and guidelines
    Lance Nicholls
    Lancer Solutions, LLC, New Milford, CT 06776, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 16:S14-21. 2010
  8. pmc Trajectories of health care service utilization and differences in patient characteristics among adults with specific chronic pain: analysis of health plan member claims
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, LLC, Columbia, Maryland, USA
    J Pain Res 6:137-49. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatrist characteristics that influence use of buprenorphine medication-assisted treatment
    Joann Albright
    From the Department of Quality, Outcomes and Research JA, AE, and Division of Behavior Health RC, Magellan Health Services and Department of Translational Sciences JT, CR, Health Analytics, Columbia, MD
    J Addict Med 4:197-203. 2010

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Publications9

  1. doi request reprint The effect of telephonic patient support on treatment for opioid dependence: outcomes at one year follow-up
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, 9200 Rumsey Road, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    Addict Behav 37:686-9. 2012
    ..The present study examined the impact of a telephonic patient support program known as HereToHelp™ (HTH) on compliance and treatment outcomes among opioid dependent (OD) patients new to buprenorphine treatment (BUP)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Empirical view of opioid dependence
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, LLC, 9250 Bendix Rd N, Ste 240, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 16:S9-13. 2010
    ..Inappropriate use of narcotic analgesics leads to uncontrolled pain management, dependence, and may lead to patient deaths, creating a tremendous cost burden to the health care system...
  3. ncbi request reprint Practice strategies to improve compliance and patient self-management
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, LLC, 9250 BendixnRd N, Ste 240, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 16:S26-7. 2010
    ..Opioid dependent patients tend to be less productive at work and in society and utilize a great many health care resources. Optimizing outcomes is essential...
  4. doi request reprint A national study of a telephone support service for patients receiving office-based buprenorphine medication-assisted treatment: study feasibility and sample description
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, LLC, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:307-17. 2010
    ..Results indicate that by using appropriate tools, it is feasible to conduct a clinical study of B-MAT patients, recruited at the point of service, and that telephonic patient support was an acceptable treatment adjunct...
  5. doi request reprint Clinical differences between opioid abuse classes ameliorated after 1 year of buprenorphine-medication assisted treatment
    Joseph Tkacz
    Health Analytics, LLC, Columbia, Maryland 21045, USA
    J Addict Dis 31:100-11. 2012
    ..Findings highlight the disparities between the various opioid-dependent patient subpopulations and suggest that buprenorphine-medication assisted treatment is an effective treatment across user subtypes...
  6. doi request reprint Compliance with buprenorphine medication-assisted treatment and relapse to opioid use
    Joseph Tkacz
    Health Analytics, LLC, 9200 Rumsey Road, Columbia, MD 21045, USA
    Am J Addict 21:55-62. 2012
    ..Understanding the factors that drive treatment compliance and noncompliance may assist providers in supporting patient compliance and recovery. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint Opioid dependence treatment and guidelines
    Lance Nicholls
    Lancer Solutions, LLC, New Milford, CT 06776, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 16:S14-21. 2010
    ..In response to the growing incidence of opioid dependence, guidelines have been created, and new treatments are being developed to assist physicians in treating dependence and withdrawal of opioids...
  8. pmc Trajectories of health care service utilization and differences in patient characteristics among adults with specific chronic pain: analysis of health plan member claims
    Charles Ruetsch
    Health Analytics, LLC, Columbia, Maryland, USA
    J Pain Res 6:137-49. 2013
    ..The lack of consistency surrounding the diagnosis of chronic non-cancer pain, treatment approaches, and patient management suggests the need for further research to better characterize the chronic non-cancer pain population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Psychiatrist characteristics that influence use of buprenorphine medication-assisted treatment
    Joann Albright
    From the Department of Quality, Outcomes and Research JA, AE, and Division of Behavior Health RC, Magellan Health Services and Department of Translational Sciences JT, CR, Health Analytics, Columbia, MD
    J Addict Med 4:197-203. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure self-reported psychiatrists' practice patterns, personal and professional characteristics, and psychiatrists' barriers to treating OD patients with office-based opioid therapy...