Consortium Comments on HHS Draft Report

Consortium Comments to HHS on “Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations”

This morning the Consortium submitted comments and recommendations to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) after a thorough review of the “Draft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations”. The Consortium commended the committee’s inclusion of nonpharmacologic and conventional therapies to achieve optimal comprehensive pain care while making specific recommendations that would strengthen the document and improve care.

Consortium Comments on HHS Draft Report Link

Thank you to the authors:
The Consortium would like to thank the authors for contributing their expertise and time to thoroughly reviewDraft Report on Pain Management Best Practices: Updates, Gaps, Inconsistencies, and Recommendations” and providing thoughtful recommendations.

Heather Tick MA, MD
University of Washington School of Medicine
Departments of Family Medicine and Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine

Arya Nielsen, PhD     
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Department of Family Medicine & Community Health      

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