Opioid

What does decline in US overdose deaths indicate?

U.S. overdose deaths seem to have fallen for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary numbers suggest.

Regenstrief Institute announces pilot grant to use data for opioid crisis

With the announcement of this pilot funding, Regenstrief Institute will facilitate the advance innovative, data-driven ways to combat the challenge of opioid addiction.

Opioid prescription drops among state workers

Every day, 115 Americans die due to opioid overdoses and about 40% of these deaths are due to overdoses of prescription drugs.

Federal to focus opioid-fighting efforts on 4 states

The National Institute on Drug Abuse in collaboration with the substance abuse engagement focused on improving prevention & treatment strategies for opioid addiction.

$1.94 billion in annual hospital costs attribute to patients experiencing opioid overdose

The company Premier uncovered that approximately $1.94 billion in annual hospital costs were attributable to patients suffering from opioid overdose.