Event Date/Time: Dec 03, 2008
End Date/Time: Dec 05, 2008
Chronic pain affects over 70 million people and cost employers over $100 billion per year. The rising prevalence of prescription drugs may lead to addiction or, the opposite extreme, fear of addiction, leading to noncompliance and subsequent excessive, costly healthcare visits. More and more physicians and advocating complementary therapies alongside traditional medicine, and health plans must find a cost effective way to get on board.