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Summary of HHS PAIN MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE MEETING:


HHS 2nd MEETING OF THE PAIN MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES TASK FORCE:  9/25 & 9/26


HHS has published the entire 12 hour video stream archive from the second meeting of the Task Force on Best Practices in Pain Management. 


To access the WEBCAST ARCHIVE which is divided into several segments from BOTH DAYS, please

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  • Richard Lawhern,  Megan Wilson, and Trina Vaughn from ATIP gave prepared remarks in the first segment, beginning at about 52 minutes.  

Richard Lawhern was gracious enough to provide an after-action report to make it easier for everyone to understand.  


To read the report,  please click here to view the summary


The Lawhern Files - Face Facts

www.face-facts.org 


Highlights from the 12 hour marathon:

▪Representatives
Pete Sessions and Michael Burgess are introduced at about 22 minutes into the first segment of Day One.

▪Dr. Vanila Singh characterizes the 3000 public comments received on the first session of the Task Force, at about 11 minutes into the second segment of Day One.

▪Also of
high interest to pain patients and professionals is an overview of recommendations concerning the 2016 CDC prescription guidelines, at about one hour into the sixth segment of Day One. 


The fourth point in the chart

》》》In effect if not in exact wording invalidates major elements of the CDC Guideline in favor of much more individualized treatment inclusive of opioids even at elevated doses.《《《

On balance, I think this is significant progress.


ALL ABOVE INFORMATION WAS PROVIDED BY:
Richard A "Red" Lawhern PhD
Director of Research
Alliance for the Treatment of Intractable Pain
Twitter: @theatipusa
Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ATIPUSA/
My Publications: http://www.face-facts.org/Lawhern
Personal Website:  http://www.lawhern.org

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Contact Newly Elected Representatives

Now is the time to reach out to your newly elected (freshmen) representatives before they are sworn in next year.  


Introduce yourself and let them know what is happening to thousands of their constituents.   


Please CLICK BELOW to find the list of incoming representatives. 

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Fox News Segment - CDC Guideline "War on Pain Patients"

Fox News' Greg Gutfeld has been reporting about our plight for several months.  Watch the most recent segment about the CDC Clarification featured on "The Five"

Click BELOW  to watch the segment Featured on "THE FIVE"

CLICK HERE TO WATCH