Area:
Pain

Project Next Steps: Using the Stepped Care Model to Improve Chronic Pain Outcomes in a Community Health Center

Organization:
Community Health Center, Inc.

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.

Approval Date:
October 2012
Amount Awarded:
$500,000.00
Start Date:
11/17/2012
End Date:
09/16/2014
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Chronic Pain
RFP ID:
2012PA1