Spine care is currently one of the most inefficient and low-value area in medicine. By bringing high value to spine care, Urgent Care centers can more effectively care for patients with spine problems. In this session, you will learn how to improve spine management while at the same time bringing greater efficiency to your workflow. You will understand how to increase patient, practitioner and staff satisfaction through relational coordination and empowerment, and how to streamline your approach to diagnosis and management of back and neck pain patients, getting more by doing less in the clinic.
Define and describe the current low-value state of spine care.
Apply a streamlined approach to the diagnosis and management of patients with spine-related disorders.
Communicate with patients using empowering language while saving clinic time.
Apply best evidence in making decisions for diagnostic imaging.
Apply best evidence in engaging in Return-to-Work/ Stay-at-Work activities.