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The ACP Quality Connect Chronic Pain initiative aims to spread practice transformation strategies that improve primary care chronic pain management. Building on a successful pilot study in collaboration with the Kentucky ACP chapter and two ACOs in the state of Kentucky,
ACP’s Center for Quality has developed resources and training approaches that can help primary care practices improve chronic pain management through:
The ACP Quality Connect has developed opportunities for educational programs as well as training and support tools for implementing quality improvement activities for the practice team in managing chronic pain.
ACP Publication: Enhancing the Safe and Effective Management of Chronic Pain in Accountable Care Organization Primary Care Practices in Kentucky
Providers’ Clinical Support System for Opioid Therapies — ACP collaborated with 12 other consortium partners to create and deliver resources to educate providers on practice-based approaches to improving chronic pain management and discussing tactics for implementing the best practices.
Pain and Mental Health Assessments — Matthew Bair, MD, MS
Dr. Bair answers:
Minimizing Risk of Abuse — Gregory Hood, MD, FACP
Controlled Substance Agreements — Gregory Hood, MD, FACP
Chronic Pain & Opioid Addiction: Clinical Challenges and Management Strategies — Daniel P. Alford, MD, MPH, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Assistant Dean, Continuing Medical Education, Director, Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit, Boston University School of Medicine & Boston Medical Center
Learn about factors that influence the experience of pain in patients with a history of opioid addiction; recall the complexities of diagnosing opioid addiction in patients on chronic opioids for chronic pain; recall the evidence supporting the management of opioid use disorders with medications; apply a practical framework for managing patients with concurrent pain and opioid addiction.
Pain and Mental Health Assessments in Primary Care — Matthew Bair, MD, MS
Learn about factors related to a comprehensive pain assessment and some common screening tools helpful in assessing pain.
Pain Contracts and Risk Assessments — Dr. Gregory Hood, MD, FACP, PI, Kentucky ACP Pain QI Study
Dr. Hood explains pain contracts as legal and medical tools that facilitate patient treatment that is safe and effective—both medically and legally. In addition, he takes a look at ways to make risk assessments straightforward and useful.
Support for ACP’s Chronic Pain initiative is provided by Pfizer, Inc., and Teva Pharmaceuticals.