opioid crisis

Naloxone inventory app gives Nevada clearer view of opioid epidemic

by • 2 years ago

A new system for tracking distribution of the anti-overdose drug Naloxone is giving officials better data with which to fight the nationwide opioid epidemic, which still kills more than 100 people each day.

Ohio opioid competition vaults into challenge phase

by • 4 years ago

Winning ideas have been awarded small cash prizes and now the real competition begins as challengers develop their solutions.

Opioid data tool tracks overdoses, prescriptions in Pennsylvania

by • 5 years ago

The governor says access to new information will help law enforcement and healthcare providers confront what he has officially declared a statewide emergency.

Nebraska begins tracking every prescription in state database

by • 5 years ago

In a bid to improve patient safety, the state is taking a more meticulous approach than most.

VR, motion tracking, brain sensor ideas among winners named in Ohio opioid challenge

by • 5 years ago

The state has announced five winning teams that will now develop their solutions in hope of changing the behavior of patients and medical practitioners alike.

Opioid ideas wanted: Ohio taps public with technology challenge

by • 5 years ago

One state official says lots of people have ideas but never do anything with them — this competition provides a platform to make a difference.

Virginia opioid addiction datathon inspires 15 new apps

by • 5 years ago

The coding competition brought together teams of government, higher ed and the private sector to develop apps that combat the opioid crisis with analytics and open data.

Opioid crisis: Story maps help government unlock answers

by • 5 years ago

Agencies in every state already own a digital tool that can be used to shed light on one of the nation's fastest-growing killers.

NYC battles opioid epidemic with new 'prevention' app

by • 5 years ago

The tool provides users with resources to combat opioid addition, including directions to pharmacies carrying blocking agents.