|Title||Using Chronic Pain Outcomes Data to Improve Outcomes.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2016|
|Authors||Mehta N, Inturrisi CE, Horn SD, Witkin LR|
|Date Published||2016 Jun|
Standardization of care that is derived from analysis of outcomes data can lead to improvements in quality and efficiency of care. The outcomes data should be validated, standardized, and integrated into ongoing patient care with minimal burden on the patient and health care team. This article describes the organization and workflow of a chronic pain clinic registry designed to collect and analyze patient data for quality improvement and dissemination. Future efforts in using mobile technology and integrating patient-reported outcome data in the electronic health records have the potential to offer new and improved models of comprehensive pain management.
|Alternate Journal||Anesthesiol Clin|