Six Building Blocks in the News

Addressing the Opioid Epidemic in Rural Washington and Idaho: Migrant Clinicians Network, Fall 2016.

2018 Qualis Health Idaho Quality Award Winners Will Be Announced: Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics, was given the “Award of Excellence: Health System” for its work to implement the Six Building Blocks program by Qualis Health in April 2018.

Six Building Blocks for Opioid Management in Chronic Pain, Institute of Translational Health Sciences, October 2018.

6 Building Blocks Helps Rural Clinics to Manage Opioids, Kaiser Permanente News, July 2019.

Local Research Finds Ways to Cut Opioid Use in Rural Clinics, KOMO TV, August 2019.

The Six Building Blocks: Redesigning Opioid Management; Researchers Study the Implementation of a New Systematic Approach to Manage Opioid Medication, The Daily, University of Washington, August 2019.

‘Building Blocks’ Model Significantly Decreases Opioid Prescriptions, Healio, August 2019.

Six Building Blocks In-Action: A Step Toward Solving the Opioid Crisis, Institute of Translational Health Sciences, September 2019.

Updated AHRQ Toolkit Helps Primary Care Providers Manage Patients Taking Opioids, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality press release, February 2020.