Perioperative Pain Management Collaboration Summit

In April, HealthTrust hosted its first collaboration summit that brought together physicians, pharmacists, nurses and healthcare executives from five health systems to create provider-specific action plans for building an effective perioperative pain management program. Recent studies have demonstrated a connection between opioid drugs—the traditional means of alleviating post-surgical pain—and higher rates of complications. The practice […]

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Multimodal Pain Management

Prolonged and excessive pain after surgical procedures can lead to longer healing times, higher healthcare costs and other post-surgical complications, as well as the potential for chronic pain. The goal of multimodal pain management is to lessen these risks and reduce the use of narcotics after surgery.

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