CONNECT at HIMSS17
The CONNECT team recently demonstrated a newly developed capability to pull data from state Prescription Monitoring Programs (PMP) at HIMSS 2017 in Orlando at the Interoperability Showcase.
As part of the ongoing work to address the opioid epidemic, the Department of Defense (DoD) asked Federal Health Architecture (FHA) to envision a solution to aggregate opioid information from multiple states. This approach will allow them to identify potential use and misuse of opioids by active duty soldiers. The aggregated information enables the DoD to quickly identify and respond to available but desperate information. The opioid data can be proactively leveraged by authorized federal agencies to provide earlier identification, develop more effective patient treatments, help address opioid doctor shopping, and improve research of opioid abuse in the U.S.
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