Main Outcome Measures
List of abbreviations:CI (confidence interval), EHR (electronic health record), MATCH (Matching Appropriate Treatments to Consumers’ Healthcare Needs study), NRS (numeric pain rating scale), RMDQ (Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire), RR (relative risk), STarT Back (Subgrouping for Targeted Treatment tool), U.K. (United Kingdom), U.S. (United States)
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Drs. Cherkin and Delaney report funding for this research provided by the Patient Centered Care Research Institute (Evaluation of a Patient-Centered Risk Stratification Method for Improving Primary Care for Back Pain; contract no. 398) and by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health/National Institutes of Health (Implementing Evidence-Based Treatments for Persistent Back Pain into Primary Care; grant no. R21AT0007326). Dr. Suri is employed by the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. Dr. Suri is funded by a Career Development Award (no. 1IK2RX001515) from VA Rehabilitation Research and Development. The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the Veterans Administration, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the National Institutes of Health, or a U.S. government agency. None of the agencies that funded the study had any input into the design, conduct, data collection, analysis or interpretation, reporting, or writing of this article.
Clinical Trial Registration No. National Clinical Trial Number NCT02286141.
The authors report no conflicts of interest.