Opioid use disorder (OUD) is considered a chronic, relapsing disease...An early goal of therapy is harm reduction, or the implementation of patient-centric measures to reduce exposure to, and harm from, illicit opioids.
In the United States (US) in 2019, it was estimated that 10.3 million individuals misused opioids and 1.6 million were diagnosed with OUD.
Current standard of care for OUD includes medications...used in conjunction with counseling, and behavioral therapies.
Prescription digital therapeutics (PDTs) have the potential to facilitate and expand access to OUD treatment by delivering evidence-ba...
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