Area:
Pain

Enhancing Effective, Safe Chronic Pain Management in PCMH-Recognized and ACO-Participating Primary Care Practices: A Kentucky ACP Chapter Quality Network Initiative

Organization:
American College of Physicians

The primary goal of this proposed initiative is to implement and disseminate an effective practice improvement program that enhances safe, evidence-based chronic pain recognition and treatment among primary care providers (PCPs) in the state of Kentucky who are involved in the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition process. Specific objectives include:

Recruitment of general internal medicine PCPs in the PCMH recognition process and part of an ACO in the state of Kentucky;
Enhancement of patient-centered, safe, and evidence-based screening, diagnosis, treatment, and referral of patients with chronic pain through implementation of a QI program;
Evaluation of the intervention's impact on provider attitudes, knowledge, and practice as well as performance measure improvement; and
Dissemination of best practices throughout Kentucky and nationwide through ACP's national QI Network

Full ProposalInterim ReportsFinal Report
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Approval Date:
December 2013
Amount Awarded:
$242,274.00
Start Date:
01/31/2014
End Date:
03/31/2015
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Chronic Pain Care in the Patient-Centered Medical Home
RFP ID:
2013PA3