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Dear @OptumRx & @SanfordHealth you are NOT his #physician. You know nothing of his #health hx. Two years ago #Sanford #Bismarck #pain clinic pulled all #patients off #opioid #pain medications. This was not #patientcentered care, but care deemed appropriate BY administrators 1
Now @OptumRx & @SanfordHealth #insurance sending out letters re #opioid #pain #medications. My son had to move from a #Sanford clinic to another clinic due to #abandonment. Yep, abandonment. Plain & simple what you did was harmful & not based on #patients needs. You need 2
to look at research, that shows the harms of what u r doing. @SanfordHealth administration in Bismarck informed me 2 years ago when all #patients pulled off #opioids that it was the ‘national standard’ of care established by @CDCInjury @CDCDirector. The guidelines are NOT 3/
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Not sure where to start the discussion on this article. I am very interested in multiple aspects of this paper. First, & this is just related to this paper but the overall current climate of the treatment & care of those with #Chronicpain
#HHS #Chou 1/ nam.edu/best-practices…
So much energy has gone into research looking to define optimal strategies for opioid tapering where is the energy being given to development of other medications that are as effective as opioids with less risk? I know this paper referenced that many #patients tapered 2/
experienced pain relief & increased functioning yet as an advocate I receive regular calls from inds where pain care has been reduced or cut off entirely w disasterous results. My kids benefit from #opioid #pain meds. I am nor are they opposed to the utilization of other meds 3/
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I am truly sick upon reading of this senseless tragedy. A #family #physician killed by one of his #patients in #Alberta #Canada. In the #USA we have a broken #healthcare system; #physicians overworked, they are often being dictated the care 1/ todayville.com/community-rais…
they are able to provide to #patients due to outside influences such as administrators, #insurance,#PBMs, politicians & #government. There is concern by #patients & #caregivers re care received this is particularly true w inds that have #complexhealth, #chronicillness & 2/
#chronicpain. Many #patients lives harmed due to #abandonment of care. Our #healthcare system is broken. We are seeing #physcians die by #suicide & #patients being harmed. These issues MUST be addressed! I truly believe that as a #patient #advocate it is also 3/
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@PVCHC

So, today, I'm declaring a #SocialMedia #War on you. Your #PrinthouseParkway location is a #clusterfuck of carelessness and stupidity.
Daughter was seen there by a Nurse Practitioner on the 10th of March.

NP provided two scripts, to be transmitted electronically, including a steroid and pain relief.
Daughter went to pick up scripts.

No scripts.

Oh, there's a record, according to @Walmart pharmacy in #ColoradoSprings. They say, electronic record shows that @PVCHC #cancelled the scripts.

Ten days to get transmitted electronically?
Cancelled scripts?
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