Dr. Puja Shah wrote an article in Outpatient Surgery where she explains how outpatient facilities can implement chronic pain management services.
"Increasingly, outpatient facilities are adding chronic pain management service lines to their offerings. If you're interested in starting a program, here's how to establish a foundation for success:
- Specialized providers. Have at least one board-certified pain physician on staff – and ideally more.
- Multidisciplinary collaboration. Pain is a dynamic and ever-changing phenomenon that requires multiple providers working closely together to best serve the patient.
- Clear expectations. A major component of any successful pain management program is the ability to set clear expectations for patients."
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