“To Fight Opioid Epidemic, Farmington Startup Creates ‘Digital Tether’ Between Patient And Doctor”

The Hartford Courant caught up with TryCycle Data Systems founders, John MacBeth and Ken House, and featured the advances that the platform is bringing to opioid treatment in Connecticut.

The crisis is only gaining speed in Connecticut. In the last five years, the state has reported 4,083 accidental drug-related deaths, including more than 1,000 deaths in 2017 alone, according to data from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. But new tools like TryCycle are helping to stem the tide of relapse and repeat overdose.

According to Dr. Jim O’Dea, vice president of operations at Hartford Healthcare Behavioral Health Network:It’s an innovation in care delivery.

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