APS E-News | Advocacy Update Report | October 2018
CDC Develops New Quality Improvement and Care Coordination Resource
The CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control has developed and released Quality Improvement and Care Coordination: Implementing the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain. The quality improvement measures provided in the resource are intended to be flexible providers to choose interventions most appropriate for their practices and patient populations. The recommendations are voluntary and designed to apply evidence in CDC’s Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain to clinical practice.