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Platform enables state programs to share opioid prescription information

President Trump last week called for a nationally interoperable network of state-run Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs as part of a new initiative to combat the opioid epidemic.

However, the standards and infrastructure for data sharing nationwide between state PDMPs already exists, according to Jim Huizenga, MD, chief clinical officer for vendor Appriss Health, which offers solutions for early identification, prevention and management of substance use disorder.

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