Using Hospital Electronic Health Records to Monitor Drug Use Trends in Emergency Department Patients
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June 18 - The Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program (ODMAP) provides near real-time suspected overdose surveillance data across jurisdictions to support public safety and public health efforts to mobilize an immediate response to a sudden increase, or spike in overdose events.
QUICK TAKEAWAY: Psychiatrist Robert L. DuPont, MD, has been campaigning against opioid addiction for 50 years. In a new Q&A, he says that the opioid crisis, “the defining epidemic of the 21st Century,” needs a “new narrative.”
The NDEWS Coordinating Center is sad to learn our esteemed friend and colleague, Dr. M. Douglas (Doug) Anglin, recently passed away. He was instrumental in establishing the UCLA Drug Abuse Research Center together with Dr. William McGlothlin. A distinguished NIDA scientist, Dr. Anglin did foundational work in addiction research.