Providing individualized pain care during COVID in West Virginia
Pain-management clinic works to reverse the overdose epidemic’s impact on the state by using whole-person approach to provide custom care.
AMA report shows evolving, deadlier overdose epidemic
AMA cites need to remove barriers to evidence-based care for patients with pain or a substance use disorder.
Reforming pain-management education for the next generation of physicians
Rachel Franklin, MD, starts from the ground up to create an objectively assessed, mechanism-based management program for chronic pain.
Prior authorization of nonopioid pain care prolongs patient suffering
A 10-day trial yields instant pain relief for a patient, but it takes several months to obtain an insurer’s OK for the treatment.
National opioid policy roadmap highlights state efforts on epidemic
Analysis identifies effective state policies used to combat the opioid epidemic.
Opioid epidemic: 6 key steps that states should take now
The AMA’s in-depth analysis informs a proven road map that states can follow to successfully fight the opioid epidemic and improve pain care.
Opioid epidemic: Huge funding boost needed to close treatment gap
Administrative and insurance barriers continue to block access to treatment, AMA President-elect Susan R. Bailey, MD, tells Congress.
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