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NIH Releases Chronic Overlapping Pain Conditions Report

In September 2014, a meeting sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Pain Consortium was held to:

  • Identify resources needed to enhance integration of existing data and optimize collection of data in the future to best advance research on overlapping pain conditions.
  • Develop tools, models, and approaches to integrate ongoing and future data collection, analysis, and sharing.
  • Address confidentiality issues relevant to accessing shared data.
  • Develop approaches to expand clinical research on individual conditions to include multiple pain conditions.

You can read the meeting summary and recommendations now available online.