SPOTLIGHT: Rhode Island’s Cross-agency Analysis on the Overdose and Addiction Crisis

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Author(s): Emily Berkowitz & Della Jenkins

Date: 10/1/2021

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The Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (RI EOHHS) Data Ecosystem integrates person-level data across 15+ programs and external data sources to improve program performance, inform policy decisions, and answer questions about what drives well-being. This Spotlight describes analysis and action undertaken in Rhode Island in response to the overdose and addiction crisis that would not have been possible without the Ecosystem’s integrated data capacity. To learn more, also check out the AISP Case Study: How the Rhode Island EOHHS Ecosystem Leverages Federal Funding to Support State Data Capacity.

Suggested Citation

Berkowitz, E. & Jenkins, D. (2021). SPOTLIGHT: Rhode Island’s Cross-agency Analysis on the Overdose and Addiction Crisis. Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy. University of Pennsylvania.