Enhancing Effective, Patient-Centered Chronic Pain Management in Primary Care Practice Groups: An Expansion of the ACP Quality Connect Pain Initiative
To enhance and expand the ACP Quality Connect: Chronic Pain Program through implementation of practice transformation strategies in primary care systems that achieve the quadruple aim, focusing on high-quality, cost-effective chronic pain management that improves patient and health care provider satisfaction. Key objectives include:
1) Expand practice transformation resources focused on chronic pain management in primary care to promote improved patient function, care coordination with specialists and community resources, and team-based care workflows;
2) Implement the expanded resources among the practices in Kentucky engaged in the first round of chronic pain quality improvement (QI), measuring impact on performance measures; patient outcomes, provider satisfaction, and costs;
3) Train QI champions who will support the expansion of the ACP Quality Connect: Chronic Pain Program statewide; and
4) Translate the practice transformation tools and PDSA examples into a toolkit to be made available nationwide on ACP’s website.
|Full Proposal||Interim Reports||Final Report|