Preventive Medicine Associates Makes Headway With Massachusetts Home Detoxification Model .
20 Years of Ground Breaking Addiction Treatment Presented at 4th Annual Vermont Conference on Addictive Disorders .
By: Preventive Medicine Associates
S . Kishore of Preventive Medicine Associates (P.M.A.) , a group of family practices located through Massachusetts focused on bringing the best care to thier patients and community , presented the evidence based Massachusetts Home Detoxification Model (MHDM) at the 4th Annual Vermont Conference on Addictive Disorders on Thursday , October 1st . The MHDM integrates public health and primary care to treat addictions as a chronic disease rather than a curable ailment .
Dr. Kishore has incorporated MHDM throughout his practice and has employed it to focus on medical , psychosocial and cultural issues in treating addictions .
" Addiction is a primary care illness and Preventive
Medicine Associates has implemented the Masschusetts Home Detoxification Model over the years to best treat this disease which affected so many families " said Dr. P.S. Kishore , Founder of Preventive Medicine Associates . " We hope professionals in the medical field that were in attendance at the 4th Annual
Vermont Conference on Addictive Disorders , will take what they have learned from this model and put the information to good use in constantly providing the best treatment and care for thier patients . "
Preventive Medicine Associates has implemented the MHDM based upon Dr. Kishore's highly integrated model of addiction treatment that involves Community Oriented Primary Care . His education in public health at Harvard University , and his nearly 30 years of experience treating individuals struggling with substance abuse helped develope this comprehensive evidenced based treatment model . Dr . Kishore’s success with implementing the model in Massachusetts spawned
the growth of 27 clinics throughout the state.
About Preventive Medicine Associates
Preventive Medicine Associates is a group of family practices located
throughout Massachusetts , focused on bringing the best care to their patients and community . Their doctors and staff are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of numerous diseases and conditions , and manage both common and complex problems . They are also trained to prevent , diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments affecting patients
of all ages . Preventive Medicine Associates doctors work in the science
of protecting and improving the health of communities through education ,
promotion of healthy lifestyles and research for disease and injury