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Drug monitoring platform to help Maryland combat opioids

The State of Maryland is getting new software to collect information about controlled substances dispensed in the state to facilitate better data sharing. The RxGov prescription drug monitoring platform, from NIC, provides near real-time data that will integrate with the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), the state health information exchange. Data also… Read More »

Blockchain being put to work by IBM, Intel, CDC to combat opioid epidemic

Of all the cutting-edge innovations currently buzzing in healthcare there is one that takes the latest and greatest crown: Blockchain. For all its hype, and there is still plenty of that, blockchain’s potential to impact any number of healthcare challenges that depend on secure data management and exchange is very real. Even if Gartner says… Read More »