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A preview of American Academy of Pain Medicine's goals and expectations for their annual meeting, being held in Palm Springs, CA, February 18-21, 2016
Some physicians have turned to a Concierge Medicine model (fee-for-care) to better serve their chronic pain patients. Learn more about this type of health care model/
The Pain Research, Education, and Policy (PREP) program at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachuesetts takes a unique approach to pain education. Practical Pain Management spoke with founding director of the PREP program Daniel B. Carr, MD, about the goals and vision of the program. Dr.
The VA Pain Education School consists of 12-weeks of 1-hour classes with an additional 1-hour introduction class during the first week (total of 13 hours).
An evaluation of the VA's Pain Education School for healthcare providers who treat patients with chronic pain.
I congratulate the authors of this article on a new screening tool for their research and lucid writing.1 It is clear today that risk assessment and stratification are essential to mitigating risk with opioid use, and improvements in this area are
Pain is one of the most common reasons patients visit a health care professional. Professionals spend a great deal of time learning how to diagnose and treat pain-related medical problems but much less time learning how to document the process.
Over a dozen years ago, the United States Congress proclaimed the “Decade of Pain,” and the infamous 1 to 10 visual analog pain score became the 5th vital sign. At just about the same time, Marvin Rosenfeld—not a physician but a publisher—believed that practicing physicians who treated pain patients needed a tutorial magazine that contained practical tips on case management.
5 Things You Need to Do to Remain Compliant With AMA CPT Coding Change
  • Have you reviewed the coding changes for 2012?
  • Have you updated your super bills and templates?
Article describes the benefits of using computerized patient-reported outcomes data in the clinical pain practice.
Article discusses the role of primary care within a system of integrative multi-disciplinary pain management.
With limited opportunities of pain management residencies, and fellowships, alternate means must be employed for practicing physicians to train in the basics of pain management.
A potential strategy for addressing the conflicting ethos of business-oriented insurance and corporate healthcare vs the ends and means of right and morally sound patient care.
Originating in San Diego, CA, the Share the Risk Model is an example of successful collaboration among doctors to mitigate professional risks while improving care for pain patients.
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