The MAC iOPS (Medication Assessment Centre Interprofessional Opioid Pain Service) delivers individualized, patient-centred access to chronic pain management in Saskatchewan. Our team consists of pharmacists, social workers and a physical therapist who have training and experience in chronic pain management who collaborate with a physician with an established practice in chronic pain.
To improve access to specialty chronic pain and opioid pharmacotherapy management services through a novel team-based approach.
To provide evidence-based clinical care for Saskatchewan residents with chronic pain and/or who regularly use prescription opioids.
In delivering on its mission, the MAC iOPS values:
- Patient safety - by collaborating with the patient and his/her health care team, we will strive to optimize the safety of each patient's medications.
- Individualized patient care - by establishing patient-specific goals, and tailoring education and management strategies using an evidence-based approach to meet those goals.
- Professionalism - by maintaining the highest standard of clinical care and ethical conduct.
- Collaboration - by establishing effective relationships with patients, their care providers and other community resources.
- Innovation - by continuing to expore unique methods for providing care to patients with chronic pain and/or regular prescription opioid use.