Health IT shines at White House event
Politico - 12/13/2017
More broadly, how well the programs work is still an open question. “My take is that PDMPs in and of themselves have not proved their value in curbing the [overdose] crisis,” said Leo Beletsky, a Northeastern University law professor specializing in drug policy. While such real-time alerts from datasets are a “no brainer and long overdue,” he said, he is skeptical that “a poorly-protected and poorly-understood government database to deploy these steps” is necessary.