NIC Launches Prescription Drug Monitoring Platform Powered by New Tech Buy

Government Technology: E-government stalwart NIC Inc., is expanding its reach in an area of health care that’s at national crisis level, with the acquisition of technology assets and launch of a prescription drug monitoring platform that could help states fight the opioid epidemic.

The company announced on Aug. 1 the launch of RxGov, a cloud-based prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) platform, powered by Maryland-based Leap Orbit’s RxOrbit technology suite, which it recently acquired. NIC has stood up health-care portals for numerous states and has worked with as many as four states on PDMPs.

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