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Buprenorphine Success Stories

Wed, 9/20/2023 at 1:00 pm - Wed, 9/20/2023 at 2:00 pm (MDT)

Comagine Health and the Utah Department of Health and Human Services (UDHHS) Safe Opioid Stewardship Program present Buprenorphine Success Stories, an hourlong learning event covering the buprenorphine implementation in long-term and post-acute care facilities to help treat opioid use disorders. 

Dr. Melissa Cheng, Dr. Ryan Williams and Luke Bedford (Psych PA) will discuss buprenorphine’s uses and benefits, including its role in managing opioid dependence and pain in the older adult population. 

Dr. Williams and Luke Bedford will highlight their experience treating long-term care residents with buprenorphine and how it has led to the residents’ ability to live a more stable and functional life. 

The discussion will also include helpful tips for long-term and post-acute care facilities to get started with implementing buprenorphine best practices.


  • Melissa Cheng, MD
  • Ryan Williams, MD 
  • Luke Belford, Psych PA 
United States Utah