Umc Mercy Case Study

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The individuals who utilize UPMC Mercy’s medical detoxification treatment represent a population of diverse educational attainment with chronic addiction and comorbid disorders. However, most of the patients’ socioeconomic status falls between the middle class or lower class. The age of participants ranged from 24 to 65 years. The bulk of admitted patients receives behavioral health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act health care marketplace or the private health care system.

All admitted patients were asked during a treatment phase called Initial Contact if they would be interested in completing the URICA tool then, and at their discharge date (please refer to Appendix A for recruitment script). Therefore, this research utilized
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