Recap – Effective Management of Autoimmune Diseases and Chronic Pain on Aug. 28, 2104

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Recap – Effective Management of Autoimmune Diseases and Chronic Pain on Aug. 28, 2104

Effective Management of Autoimmune Diseases and Chronic Pain
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On August 28, the Coalition hosted an employer education program to discuss autoimmune diseases, chronic pain and effective management strategies.

Dr. Mark Box presented on effective identification and treatment of arthritis and helped employers understand the impact these diseases can have on their employees and dependents. A panel of experts discussed several aspects of effective care management of chronic pain and gave employers several things to consider when working with health plans, PBMs and other care management partners. Moira Mulhern, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Turning Point discussed their services and Cathy Pendleton of Turning Point discussed how we can support employees and dependents with chronic pain to reduce anxiety, stress and depression, and improve resilience.

Employers and practitioners – You can help your employees and patients manage chronic pain with the communication piece that can be accessed here.