Tempe-based Arizona State University is partnering with Rochester, Minn.-based Mayo Clinic to educate physicians in an attempt to help future generations reduce cost, simplify the system and save lives.
As consultants to hundreds of physicians, including pain physicians, we encounter many misconceptions about asset protection planning every day. In this article, we will address the most important of all misconceptions regarding asset protection: that this area of planning is not important.
Brian Parks, DO, joined Mercy Clinic Pain Management in Ada, Okla., according to The Ada News.
Forty-two hospitals in Michigan and Illinois joined the MHA Keystone: Pain Management collaborative to minimize opioid abuse, according to Midland Daily News.
David Nadler, DC, a pain physician in Philadelphia, will begin seeing patients in need of rehabilitation after suffering a sports injury or in need of preventative care, according to the Digital Journal.
Donald D. Chipman, MD, a fellowship-trained pain management specialist, has joined Orthopaedic Associates in Florida.
Louisiana Back Institute launched a new tool allowing residents to check their pain symptoms for free online.
Many patients seek alternative treatments for treating pain without their provider's knowledge. Researchers surveyed approximately 6,000 Kaiser patients in Washington and Oregon who had three or more outpatient visits due to chronic pain, according to Portland Business Journal.
For years, physicians have been prescribing opioids as a way to combat pain, yet this feeds into our nation's serious, often fatal, opioid abuse problem. The number of prescription opioid abusers is spiking, and healthcare professionals are addressing this problem head-on, to avoid unnecessary casualties.
Austin Pain Associates, the leader in pain management in central Texas, recently appointed Thomas D. Johnston, JD, and Twyla Fuertes executive leadership positions, according to Digital Journal.

11. Reduce painkiller addiction through Exparel: 4 notes

Written by Mary Rechtoris | Thursday, 18 June 2015 00:00
New surgical procedures and alternatives have been developed to decrease painkiller addictions that can result in fatalities, according to the Edmond Sun.  
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