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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 »

China classifies some opioids as narcotics in effort to fight epidemic

Chinese officials classified 32 substances, including two opioids, as controlled substances as part of a larger effort to combat illicit fentanyl shipments into the U.S., the Justice Department announced. The Justice Department said on Friday that cooperation with other countries is key to curbing the epidemic ravaging the U.S. and Attorney General Jeff Sessions said… Read More »