Date: 
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Team-based clinic redesign of opioid medication management in primary care: effect on opioid prescribing, published in June 2019, describes the implementation of an innovative program and study led by Michael Parchman that was designed to help small rural clinics more effectively and safely care for patients living with chronic pain.  The 6 Building Blocks approach, described in this publication, is a promising, evidence-based intervention that leverages the power of primary care practice facilitators.