ONC launches website focused on using IT to curb opioid abuse

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The federal government is taking an active role in responding to the growing opioid crisis, including the ONC, which launched a website outlining health IT resources available to help address the issue.

The website offers care providers tools and guides on how to use IT to help make care decisions, data on electronic prescribing of controlled substances and information on ONC's prescription drug monitoring programs.

Click here to visit the website.

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