The Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health launched its online referral network — Delaware Treatment and Referral Network — allowing Delaware health care providers seeking substance use...
Mercy Health earned a 2018 HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence for its work in using health IT to help treat the opioid epidemic.
Like many of you, I’ve been in healthcare for years and have seen the “next new thing” come and then fade away – in place of the next new thing. I’ve seen whitepapers, and journey maps, mind maps, environmental scans; you name...
To kick off the AWS Opioid Crisis Council’s inaugural meeting, AWS public health leader, Michael Jackson, convened a panel of healthcare experts at the AWS Public Sector Summit in Washington, DC. Government health officials, research...
In April, a Michigan statewide assessment was conducted to identify trends that will assist government agencies, lawmakers and local community leaders to tailor laws, target resources, and design innovative programs to best address the opioid...
To reduce substance abuse disorder rates, Southeast Permanente Medical Group used its Epic EHR to connect to Georgia’s prescription drug monitoring program.
Many physicians say a state database to check on prescription drug use by patients is too cumbersome to use, so UNC Health Care has found a way to make it much simpler.
For the integration, which was completed in late June, UNC Health Care’s information services division partnered with the IT vendor Appriss Health to deploy the company’s PMP Gateway platform.
UNC Health says the move will help tackle the opioid problem and save clinicians time.