Irving hospital shutdown eliminates 20 addictions treatment beds

The shutdown of the Lakeshore Health Center Campus in Irving will result in 20 fewer beds for inpatient addictions treatment in the region, and comes less than 18 months after the Brooks-TLC Hospital System opened the program.
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Funding Opportunity RFA-NS-20-028 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit cooperative agreement applications that propose clinical trials to test the comparative effectiveness of existing pharmacological therapies or devices for prevention or management of pain while reducing risk of addiction. The studies must evaluate methods to manage specific pain conditions that are within the mission and research interests of participating NIH Institutes and Centers, and evaluate interventions including medications, biologics, medical and assistive devices...
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