I am a
Home I AM A Search Login

Papers of the Week

2022 Jan-Dec

Health Serv Res Manag Epidemiol


Workforce Development to Improve Access to Pain Care for Veterans: A Qualitative Analysis of VA-ECHO Participant Experiences.


Subramaniam S, Stryczek KC, Ball S, Stevenson L, Ho MP, Aron DC
Health Serv Res Manag Epidemiol. 2022 Jan-Dec; 9:23333928221124806.
PMID: 36093259.


The prevalence of chronic pain and its links to the opioid epidemic have given way to widespread aims to improve pain management care and reduce opioid use, especially in rural areas. Pain Management Specialty Care Access Network-Extension for Community Health Outcomes (VA-ECHO) promotes increased pain care access to rural Veterans through knowledge sharing from specialists to primary care providers (PCPs). We explored PCP participants' experiences in VA-ECHO and pain management care.