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Technology could help opioid addicts in rural America, but a federal rule needs changing
“Folks who are addicted to opioids tend to often be very disenfranchised generally, not just geographically but in many other ways, and often have a difficult time managing their medications. The value of emocha is that it works as well in urban Baltimore as it does in rural West Virginia and elsewhere,” said Dr. Robert Bollinger, who first conceived emocha while working in Uganda as director of the Center for Clinical Global Health Education at Johns Hopkins University.