Would you like to implement opioid management improvements at your clinic?

The Six Building Blocks How-To Implementation Guide supports primary care clinics improve systems that support chronic pain care and opioid management.

The How-To Implementation Guide offers two potential approaches for engaging in this work, depending on an organization’s capacity and starting point. These approaches are described in the below table.

  Fast-Track Approach Comprehensive Three-Stage Approach
Audience Organizations that have already completed significant opioid management improvement work and/or intend to engage in a more targeted effort Organizations that want to engage in a systematic improvement effort using the evidence-based Six Building Blocks approach
Resources Fast-Track Guide (COMING SOON) Step-by-step instructions and resources to walk through each stage over approximately 9-15 months:

1) Prepare and Launch Guide

2) Design and Implement Guide

3) Monitor and Sustain Guide

Start by reading the Six Building Blocks How-To Guide Introduction (COMING SOON) to determine which approach is best for your organization. Then explore more by using the tabs on the left.

The guide was created through a collaboration between the University of Washington, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, and Abt Associates and funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Contract No. HHSP233201500013I.