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Wisconsin Tackles Drug Abuse with its Enhanced Electronic Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

Posted on December 1, 2017

Name of Project Wisconsin's Enhanced Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (ePDMP) Name of Jurisdiction Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services Description of Initial Problem Prescription drug misuse, abuse, diversion, and overdose remain well-documented and significant public health problems in the United States. Years after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared the problem a national...

The Illinois Department of Corrections Streamlines Offender Data Sharing

Posted on October 25, 2017

Name of Project Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) Offender Data Sharing Name of Jurisdiction State of Illinois Description of Problem Prior to Offender 360, the Illinois Department of Corrections' (IDOC) reception and classification centers received offender information in a paper format when the offender was transferred to IDOC custody from the county. As a result,...
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Montgomery County Adopts the Internet of Things with its Safe Community Alert Network

Posted on October 25, 2017

Name of Project Montgomery County's Safe Community Alert (SCALE) Name of Jurisdiction Montgomery County Description of Problem A safe and healthy environment supported by connected devices/sensors, or the Internet of Things (IoT) is now well within the reach of many people. However, too often new technologies do not benefit those who need them most: elderly,...
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