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Opioid Epidemic & Health IT

Section 4. Health IT Playbook. Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.

Overdoses of opioid medications are considered an epidemic in the United States. This website provides access to various resources for hospitals and clinicians to help them address this patient safety concern as part of a larger collection of materials related to the effective use of health information technology. Sections include guidelines, clinical decision support, electronic prescribing, and prescription drug monitoring programs.