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Baskets of Care - Low Back Pain Subcommittee

The Low Back Pain Basket of Care Subcommittee will work to select and define basket components for the management of an acute episode of low back pain for recommendation to the Baskets of Care Steering Committee.

Acute Episode of Low Back Pain

Recommended Basket

After incorporating feedback from the Baskets of Care Steering Committee, the Low Back Pain Basket of Care Subcommittee has reached consensus and produced a recommended basket of care.  This proposed basket of care was presented to the Minnesota Department of Health.

Recommended Low Back Pain Basket of Care (PDF: 47KB/6 pages)

Measurement

The Low Back Pain Basket of Care Subcommittee has recommended measures for the Acute Episode of Low Back Pain Basket of Care. 

Recommended Measures for the Acute Episode of Low Back Pain Basket of Care (PDF: 49KB/2 pages)

Please provide feedback via the Measurement Response Report. Type all comments on the response report form and email the form to basketsofcare@icsi.org by September 7, 2009.

Response report form (DOC: 42KB/2 pages)

 

Meetings

February 24, 2009

March 17, 2009

April 21, 2009

July 27, 2009

Friday, October 2, 2009, 9 – 11 a.m.

Location:
Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
8009 34th Avenue South, Suite 1200
Bloomington, MN 55425
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All subcommittee meetings are open to observation by the public. Please RSVP your planned attendance to Georgette Susla at ICSI (georgette.susla@icsi.org, 952-814-7064) by 12 p.m. the day before the meeting to ensure space is available for all interested observers. 


Membership

Jim Hansen
Subcommittee Chair
Baskets of Care Steering Committee Member
Treasurer and Assistant to Business Manager
IUOE Local 49/Consumer Worker Coalition
Representing: Consumers
Designated by the National Partnership for Women and Families

Richard Andree
Representing: Consumers
Designated by the AARP Minnesota State Office

Patrick Boughey
Mercer
Representing: Employers
Designated by the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce

Thomas Marr, MD
Associate Medical Director
HealthPartners
Representing: Health Insurance Companies
Designated by the Minnesota Council of Health Plans

Gail Ezell, MS
Director, Clinical Operations
Medica
Representing: Health Insurance Companies
Designated by the Minnesota Council of Health Plans

Marianne Kanning, MD
Vice President, Medical Director
Assurant Health
Representing: Health Insurance Companies
Designated by the Insurance Federation

Beth Baker, MD
Specialists in OEM
Representing: Physicians, Internal Medicine
Designated by the Minnesota Medical Association

Brian Bonte, DO
Hutchinson Medical Center
Representing: Physicians, Family Practice
Designated by the Minnesota Medical Association

Raymond Christensen, MD
Representing: Physicians, Family Practice
Designated by the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians

Dave Thorson, MD
Representing: Physicians, Family Practice, Sports Medicine
Designated by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

Thomas Gilbert, MD
Center for Diagnostic Imaging
Representing: Physicians, Radiology
Designated by the Minnesota Medical Association

Adam Locketz, MD
Midwest Spine Institute
Representing: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Designated by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

Craig Johnson, PT, MBA
Representing: Physical Therapists
Designated by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association

Chris Kraemer, PT
Park Nicollet
Representing: Physical Therapists
Designated by the Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement

Keith Johnson, DC
Representing: Chiropractors
Designated by the Minnesota Chiropractic Association

Updated Tuesday, 16-Nov-2010 12:33:16 CST