Opioid Overdose Surveillance and Classification with R

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Presented November 16, 2018.

The current opioid overdose/addiction crisis in the United States presents a challenge to public health intervention due to a lack of data on current and past incidence. Very little information is known regarding what is happening when/where and in comparison to the past. Marin County, California is addressing the lack of clarity in opioid overdose data by designing a novel cloud-based system to identify opioid overdoses for both surveillance and outreach purposes using county owned Emergency Medical Services (EMS) data. Read more here...

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Andrew Patton, MS, Epidemiology Division, Marin County Health and Human Services 

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2018
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November, 2018

November 30, 2018

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