Healthcare Provider Resources

 Meaningful Use:

The State of Oregon is allowing prescribers the utilization of the PDMP as a qualifier for Meaningful Use. To register intent please visit:

Please provide Meaningful Use with a copy of the following: PDMP Certificate of Attestation for Meaningful Use


Crisis Resources:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-273-8255

Get Help – Oregon Addictions and Mental Health Services

Oregon County Crisis lines

Suicide Prevention Resource Center



Oregon Prescription Controlled Substances Toolkit

University of Washington Pain Medicine Provider Toolkit


Opioid and Pain Management Guidelines:

Opioid Prescribers Group Southern Oregon Opioid Prescribing Guidelines (2013)

OHSU Guideline for Safe Chronic Opioid Therapy Prescribing for Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (2013)

Oregon Workers Compensation Long-Term Opioid Use Guidelines (2014)

 Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) Guidelines:

Chronic Pain: Assessment and Management (2013)

Acute Pain and Opioid Prescribing (2014)

Washington State Guideline on Opioid Dosing for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain (2010 update)

Group Health Chronic Opioid Therapy Safety Guideline for patients with chronic non-cancer pain (2014 update) 

Chou R et al, Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Chronic Opioid Therapy in Chronic Noncancer Pain, The Journal of Pain (2009)

Nuckols TK et al, Opioid Prescribing: A Systematic Review and Critical Appraisal of Guidelines for Chronic Pain, Annals of Internal Medicine (2014)

Chou R et al, Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain, Annals of Internal Medicine (2007)

American Geriatric Society Pharmacological Management of Persistent Pain in Older Persons (2009)

Assessment and Management of Acute Pain in Infants, Children and Adolescents American Academy of Pediatrics & American Pain Society (2001)


Clinical Tools:

Opioid Dose Calculator Calculates MED (Morphine Equivalent Dose) (AMDG) 

Alcohol, substance abuse and depression screening Oregon SBIRT  

Opioid Risk Tool (ORT) 

Sleep apnea screen STOP BANG 

Primary Care PTSD Screen PC-PTSD 

Brief pain inventory-Short Form 

Oregon Medical Board's Material Risk Notice

Sample Opioid Agreements (see page 91 of the ICSI Chronic Pain guidelines) 


Mental Health and Substance Abuse Resources:

Alcohol, Substance Abuse and Depression Screening Oregon SBIRT

Clinical Drug Testing in Primary Care SAMHSA

SAMHSA TIP 54: Managing Chronic Pain in Adults With or in Recovery From Substance Use Disorder

Clinical Guidelines for the Use of Buprenorphine in the Treatment of Opioid Addiction SAMHSA TIP 40

SAMHSA Mental Health Treatment Locator

SAMHSA Drug and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Locator

SAMHSA Oregon Substance Abuse Information

Oregon Addictions and Mental Health Services

Addiction Technology Transfer Center Network


Resources for Patients:

STOMP (Structuring Your Own Management of Pain) Pain self management brochure developed by Swedish Hospital in Seattle

Living Well with Chronic Conditions Six week workshop provides tools for living a healthy life with chronic health conditions



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