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Innovation In Chronic Pain Care At University of Bridgeport


The breakthrough change James Lehman, DC, MBA, FACO is implementing at the University of Bridgeport Health Sciences division has the potential to improve patient care, boost patient and provider satisfaction while cutting the cost of provider pain care by 33%.

His big idea is to implement a new guideline for the use of chiropractic specialists as gatekeepers for the diagnosis and treatment of back pain. Continue reading “Innovation In Chronic Pain Care At University of Bridgeport” »

Faculty Announced For 2016 Chronic Pain Breakthrough Collaborative


Last year, Samueli Institute launched the Chronic Pain Breakthrough Collaborative with a plan to assist the many Americans who suffer from chronic pain, and to support the health care leaders working to reverse the opioid epidemic.

With 46 deaths each day from opioid overdoses, it’s clear that providers need more options for their patients. Many of these options are already evidence-based, however, integrating them into practice remains a challenge.

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Registration Now Open for Chronic Pain Breakthrough Collaborative

Heather Tick (center) engages with other participants to discuss modalities of integrative care.

Faculty and participants discuss innovations in pain care

To adequately address chronic pain in today’s healthcare system, industry innovators must create a new patient-focused and interdisciplinary chronic pain care model that focuses on drugless therapies and self-care. Continue reading “Registration Now Open for Chronic Pain Breakthrough Collaborative” »

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