This report explores the powerful catalysts that currently shape healthcare services and demand new business models, access mechanisms, quality practices, and financing paradigms. Maximizing Systems for Change discusses why and how a systems change approach is necessary to help substance use disorder providers understand and adapt to the changes taking place. It proposes a scope of work that all states can consider and conduct with limited external support and assistance. In addition, it offers a series of global recommendations for state-level action based on what is taking place nationally.
This report was prepared for State Associations of Addictions Services (SAAS) by Advocates for Human Potential. SAAS is a grantee of the Open Society Foundations.