Ohio opioid competition vaults into challenge phase
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The tool provides users with resources to combat opioid addition, including directions to pharmacies carrying blocking agents.
Deloitte launches new research center to pilot tech solutions with governments
The firm's "Center for Government Insights" is designed to help the company work directly with state, local and federal agencies to test new ideas in the real world.