Project Next Steps: Using the Stepped Care Model to Improve Chronic Pain Outcomes in a Community Health Center
Community Health Center, Inc.
Approved: October 2012
Grant Period: November 2012 – December 2014
RFP: Chronic Pain
Project Next Steps aims to improve the quality of chronic pain management for medically underserved patients cared for in safety net health centers. By using technology and innovative educational strategies the proposed project will enhance the capacity of primary care medical and behavioral health providers to work collaboratively to care for patients with chronic pain. This intervention will combine two advanced nontraditional telemedicine technologies, eConsult platform and ECHO into an integrated, case-based, distance-learning.