Addiction Prevention and Monitoring: Leveraging DX to Tackle the Opioid Epidemic in Kentucky
This IDC Perspective focuses on the impact opioid addiction is having on citizens in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, including overdoses, deaths, blood-borne diseases, and neonatal abstinence syndrome. Opioid addiction impacts lives, families, communities, hospitals, schools, EMS, and police. Kentucky public health officials are tackling this epidemic and deploying digital transformation (DX) initiatives to target chronic conditions that enable drug use and addiction."Kentucky is deploying best practices in leadership DX, aligning with a broad network of stakeholders, as well as information DX tracking comprehensive data to provide comprehensive prevention, protection, and life-saving practices for residents," says Adelaide O'Brien, research director, IDC Government Insights.