The Six Building Blocks program was developed by the University of Washington Department of Family Medicine and Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute. It provides an evidence-based quality improvement roadmap to help primary care teams implement effective, guideline-driven care for their chronic pain and long-term opioid therapy patients.
Who are the Six Building Blocks for?
The Six Building Blocks can help anyone who is interested in improving the care of patients using long-term opioid therapy, such as:
quality improvement personnel
clinicians and staff
What will you find on this website?
This website introduces the Six Building Blocks, provides tools and resources for improving care, and offers implementation guidance. Click “start here” to begin by learning more about the Six Building Blocks.