Opioid and Heroin abuse epidemic is a daunting problem in the U.S. this reality is leading to a set of interesting initiatives that concur to mitigate the impacts within the society.
On this momentum, Esri, the global actor in spatial analytics will donatesoftware to winners of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Grant to combat the national opioid and heroin abuse epidemic.
In can learn that, the new partnership will promote Esri's mapping and analysis capabilities to government agencies that need to more efficiently monitor and manage their drug intelligence and community surveillance efforts.
With easy-to-use mobile apps for field data collection that work on any device, Esri's analytics and data-sharing capabilities will enable winning agencies to instantly view and share critical information. For instance, interactive maps can identify hot spots of drug activity and can be indicators of potential problem areas, allowing police to deploy the right resources to the right place.