Boston Medical Center receives $90M in federal funds to fight opioid epidemic

18 Apr 2019 3:15 PM | Denny Brennan (Administrator)

By Jessica Bartlett – Reporter, Boston Business Journal | April 18. 2019

Boston Medical Center has received nearly $90 million in federal funding to substantially reduce opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts communities, as one of four institutions selected to address the nation’s opioid epidemic.

The Boston hospital received $89 million to support an effort under a cooperative agreement backed by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which aims to reduce opioid overdose deaths by 40 percent over the three years.

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