Maryland upgrades prescription drug monitoring platform

by • 3 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 4 years ago

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

by • 4 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.

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

by • 4 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.

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.