Cincinnati startup, UC awarded $1.5M to combat opioid abuse

Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Business Courier.
Written by Andy Brownfield.

A Cincinnati startup, in conjunction with the University of Cincinnati, is one of 15 organizations that the Ohio Third Frontier selected to get a slice of a pool of $10 million to combat opioid abuse.

Sycamore Township’s Cordata Healthcare Innovations was awarded $1.5 million to use data and predictive analytics to help first responders anticipate high-risk locations and improve the quality of intervention.

Cordata’s technology is currently used for the treatment of disease, and CEO Gary Winzenread said opioid abuse is a disease. Cordata specializes in patient navigation and tracking applications used by more than 100 hospitals or health systems.

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Originally published December 8, 2017.

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