Area:
Pain

Partnering with Patients to Improve Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care

Organization:
University of Cincinnati

The overall goal of this project is to improve management and outcomes for patients with chronic, nonmalignant pain (CNMP). The specific objectives include:

1.To coach three primary care practices through skill development and system changes needed to establish a longitudinal group visit program for patients living with (CNMP).
2.To help CNMP patients to improve their own care by creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) to guide improvement and assist with self-management.
3.To incorporate an integrative approach to chronic pain into group visits through use of consultants in psychology, nutrition, wellness coaching, physical therapy and pharmacy.

Approval Date:
December 2013
Amount Awarded:
$450,368.00
Start Date:
01/01/2014
End Date:
08/15/2016
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Chronic Pain Care Outcomes
RFP ID:
2013PA2