Published on in Vol 22, No 1 (2020): January

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/15645, first published .
The Detection of Opioid Misuse and Heroin Use From Paramedic Response Documentation: Machine Learning for Improved Surveillance

The Detection of Opioid Misuse and Heroin Use From Paramedic Response Documentation: Machine Learning for Improved Surveillance

The Detection of Opioid Misuse and Heroin Use From Paramedic Response Documentation: Machine Learning for Improved Surveillance

José Tomás Prieto 1, 1, PhD;  Kenneth Scott 2, PhD;  Dean McEwen 2, MBA;  Laura J Podewils 2, PhD;  Alia Al-Tayyib 2, 3, PhD;  James Robinson 4, MA;  David Edwards 4, EMT-P;  Seth Foldy 2, 3, 5, MPH, MD;  Judith C Shlay 2, 5, MSPH, MD;  Arthur J Davidson 2, 5, 6, MSPH, MD

1 Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , Atlanta, GA, US

2 Denver Public Health, Denver Health and Hospital Authority , Denver, CO, US

3 Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health , Aurora, CO, US

4 Denver Health Paramedics, Denver Health and Hospital Authority , Denver, CO, US

5 Department of Family Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine , Aurora, CO, US

6 Department of Biostatistics and Informatics, Colorado School of Public Health , Aurora, CO, US

Corresponding Author:

  • José Tomás Prieto, PhD
  • Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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