EMR-based Clinical Decision Support guided care for Opioid Management of Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
To determine which patient-level and provider-level factors: (1) facilitate adherence to safe opioid management guidelines; and (2) are associated with improved (safer) provider prescribing of opioid medication.
- To compare the application of opioid management guidelines (e.g., assessments, monitoring, consults) among initial Opioid Risk Tool (ORT) screening versus patients without an initial ORT screening.
- To examine the relationship between provider compliance with the EMR CDS guided opioid management workflow (e.g. ORT screening rule used) and changes in the total dosage of opioid medication prescribed.
- To determine patient and provider-level factors associated with completed ORT screening among patients with non-cancer pain