John Rosing, our Executive Vice President, discusses new pain management standards in an interview with OR Manager. He discusses the political climate and past changes that led to the formation of these new standards. Without a doubt, the opioid crisis impacted the changes. It’s a big reason the Joint Commission took a more conservative approach.
Pain Management Standards
Definitely read the entire article to learn about the changes and his advice on how to move forward.
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