Verily to build a high-tech rehab center in Ohio to address opioid epidemic
Google’s sister company Verily will open an opioid treatment facility in Ohio. The company plans to work with local hospitals to create a “tech-enabled campus” that collects information and analytics in hopes of improving outcomes for patients.
The opioid epidemic is the deadliest drug overdose crisis in American history. Dayton, Ohio — where the new center will open — has been hit especially hard and called the opioid “overdose capital of the nation.”
The new nonprofit, called OneFifteen, will offer both in-patient and out-patient services and will use “a variety of means” to track patient behavior, Danielle Schlosser, senior clinical scientist of behavioral health at Verily, told CNBC. “You could imagine something as simple as people…