The LHS Program is partnering with patients, care teams, and clinical leaders at Kaiser Permanente Washington to design a patient-centered Integrated Pain Management (IPM) program. The goal is to improve quality of life, functioning, and overall health and well-being for people with chronic pain by providing safe alternatives to opioids and increasing the use of evidence-based, non-pharmacologic treatments.
Our specific objectives for the IPM program are to:
Key components of the LHS Program's ongoing work include:
Sarah Brush shares insights on engaging KP members in a Learning Health System project to revamp chronic pain care. Healthy Findings, January 2021.