Maryland upgrades prescription drug monitoring platform
As opioid-related deaths reach record highs in the state, health administrators are trying to get a tighter handle on their data
Cincinnati-area governments sign opioid data-sharing pact with feds
At a "smart regions" conference in Ohio, representatives from several jurisdictions pledged to use technology to reduce drug overdoses.
Promising tech solutions to opioid crisis awarded in Ohio competition's second phase
Twelve teams each received $200,000 for their technology-based proposals to reverse the state's drug abuse trend, and will next compete on which ideas can be brought to market.
NIC unveils next-generation platform for opioid monitoring
Executives say their solution for state prescription drug monitoring programs will save lives where today's solutions have failed.
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.
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.
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.