Richard Deyo, MD, MPH - Grants

Use of Prescription Monitoring Programs to Improve Patient Care and Outcome

PI: Deyo, R
Total Funding $546,867
Role:  PI 

The overarching goal of this research is to help providers improve the care of complex patients requesting controlled prescription medication. The project involves an evaluation of a newly implemented statewide prescription monitoring program.

Trajectory of Adverse events & Analgesia with Opioid use in the Elderly (TAANGO)

PI: Deyo, R
Total Funding
Role:  PI

This pilot study is to establish the feasibility of research procedures, estimate the incidence of long-term opioid initiation, and estimate the incidence of selected drug effects. Role:Principal Investigator

Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD)

PI: Jarvi
Total Funding:
$39,427 (Subcontract Directs)
Role:  Site PI

This proposal will create a multisite registry of patients with low back pain. Patients enrolled in this registry will in turn be used to address a variety of important issues in the diagnosis and management of patients with back pain, using a combination of observational and randomized trial designs.Early focus will be on studying the effectiveness of epidural steroid injections for older adults with spinal stenosis, and on identifying criteria for early imaging in older adults.

Use of Acupuncture for Chronic Pain within an Integrated Health Plan (RELIEF)

PI:  DeBar
Total Funding: $500,000
Role:  Co-Investigator

This project will characterize the use of acupuncture and chiropractic care for chronic pain in a large HMO and assess the costs and outcomes of such care.

Collaborative Care for Chronic Pain in Primary Care

PI: DeBar
Total Funding: $56,156 (Subcontract Directs)
Role:  Co-investigator

The goal of the program is to develop and evaluate a core approach to chronic pain management that integrates elements often available in health plans but that are often fragmented. The intent is to ensure flexibility in implementation to best fit individual clinic environments and pain patient needs.

A Pragmatic Trial of Lumbar Image Reporting with Epidemiology (LIRE)

PI: Jarvik
Total Funding:  $17,476 (Subcontract Directs)
Role:  Co-investigator

This project will examine the impact of adding epidemiological data to MRI reports on lumbar spine imaging.