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Acute vs. Chronic Pain, and how to treat them differently

Pain should be on the radar of every health care provider, as it affects more Americans “than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined," according to the American Academy of Pain…
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Pre-Filling for your ON-Q* Pumps

PRE-FILLING FOR YOUR ON-Q* PUMPS With ongoing national drug shortages in effect since late last year, getting local anesthetic has been harder than ever. Pharmacists are struggling to get access…
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Extend Pain Relief

Extend the reach of pain relief COOLIEF* Cooled RF: New Ultrasound Guided Technique for OA Knee Pain UP TO 12 months of pain relief. Contact a sales rep today to…
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Six Practical Steps That May Improve Billing Efficiency

Setting up efficient software and consistent billing practices are key steps to help establish a smooth process for provider reimbursements. However, billing isn't only about getting the data right; there…
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How Value-Based Care is Changing Reimbursement

HOW VALUE-BASED CARE IS CHANGING REIMBURSEMENT Healthcare is in the process of a major shift in how patient care will be delivered, and how it will be reimbursed. The old…
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Strategies to Keep your Patients from Forming a Deadly Addiction to Opioids after Surgery

Did you know the chances of opioid dependence can begin within just three days of initial opioid use? Even a one-day opioid prescription poses a 6 percent risk of long-term…
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Primary Care Physicians May Be Chronic Pain Patients’ First Resource

Primary Care Physicians May Be Chronic Pain Patients' First Resource The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defines chronic pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated…
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Besides Addiction, Opioids Have Lots of Negative Side Effects

Besides Addiction, Opioids Have Lots of Negative Side Effects According to the Mayo Clinic, an estimated 5 to 8 million Americans use opioids for chronic pain. That’s a lot of…
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The Value of Shared Decision-Making in the Management of Chronic Pain

The Value of Shared Decision-Making in the Management of Chronic Pain The management of chronic pain often relies heavily on physician-directed treatment decisions, rather than shared decision-making and patient participation.…
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It’s a matter of days

EVERY DAY YOUR PATIENT TAKES OPIOIDS their risk of forming a deadly addiction increases Dependency can begin within 3 days of opioid use1 You have the power to defuse the…
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Pain Management in the Surgical Setting

Pain Management in the Surgical Setting Are You Lighting the Fuse of Opioid Addiction? Dependency can begin within 3 DAYS of opioid use.1 ON-Q* is indicated to significantly reduce opioids…
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