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FORUM - Translating research into quality health care for Veterans


In This Issue

Director's Letter

Director's Letter
by Seth A. Eisen, M.D., M.Sc.

Commentary

Transforming Pain Management Services for Veterans
by Robert D. Kerns, Ph.D., Pain Research, Informatics, Medical Comorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Response to Commentary

VA Pain Management and Research: From Good to Great
by Kurt Kroenke, M.D., VA Center of Excellence for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice, Indianapolis, Indiana

Research Highlights

Improving Opioid Prescribing Practices
by Jodie A. Trafton, Ph.D. and Eleanor T. Lewis, Ph.D., both with the VA Palo Alto Center for Health Care Evaluation, Substance Use Disorder QUERI, and Office of Mental Health Operations Program Evaluation and Resource Center, Menlo Park, California


Post-Deployment Pain: Musculoskeletal Conditions in Male and Female OEF/OIF Veterans
by Sally G. Haskell, M.D., Pain Research, Informatics, Medical Comorbidities, and Education (PRIME) Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System


Painful Truths About Pain Screening
by Karl A Lorenz, M.D., M.S.H.S. VA Palliative Care Quality Improvement Resource Center (QuIRC), VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, and Erin E. Krebs, M.D., M.P.H., Minneapolis VA Health Care System


HSR&D and QUERI Hold National Meeting


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