Continuous quality improvement for patients with back pain

  title={Continuous quality improvement for patients with back pain},
  author={MPH Dr. Richard A. Deyo and MA MarieSchall and Donald M. Berwick and Tom G Nolan and P C Med},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
Recent evidence has changed traditional approaches to low back pain, suggesting minimal bed rest, highly selective imaging, and early return to normal activities. However, there are wide geographical variations in care, and substantial gaps between practice and evidence. This project sought to merge scientific evidence about back pain and knowledge about behavior change to help organizations improve care for back pain. Participating insurance plans, HMOs, and group practices focused on problems… CONTINUE READING
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