Area:
Pain

Enhancing Effective, Patient-Centered Chronic Pain Management in Primary Care Practice Groups: An Expansion of the ACP Quality Connect Pain Initiative

Organization:
American College of Physicians

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.

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Approval Date:
August 2015
Amount Awarded:
$300,000.00
Start Date:
10/01/2015
End Date:
06/20/2017
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Improving Care of Chronic Pain- Physician Groups & Health Systems
RFP ID:
2015PA2