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Table 2 Main strategies to address barriers

From: Facilitators and barriers to post-discharge pain assessment and triage: a qualitative study of nurses’ and patients’ perspectives

Barriersa Strategies to Address Barriers
Reaching patients
I/B1: Limitations of follow-up calls S1: Preparing patients/consumers to be active participants
S2: Technology-assisted symptom monitoring
R/B2: Patient-provider disconnection
Coordinating care transition
R/B4: Suboptimal cross-team coordination S3: Care coordination models and new payment models
EE/B6: Lack reimbursement for cardiology clinics
Providing support for pain care
R/B3: Pain medication misuse S4: Providing training on screening pain medication misuse
S5: Providing resources for pain management
S6: Supporting care coordination between PCPs, cardiologists, and pain specialists
ISI/B5: No pain assessment protocol S7: Developing a pain assessment protocol
S8: Incorporating pain screening criteria into EHR
  1. a Barriers were labeled by PRISM domain/barrier No. PRISM domains: Intervention (I), Recipients (R), Implementation and Sustainability Infrastructure (ISI), and External Environment (EE)