opioids

Maryland upgrades prescription drug monitoring platform

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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