Healthcare Revolt proposes chronic pain centers as alternative to opioids

DR. MICHAEL FINE, a member of the board of the Wiley Center, had delivered a petition to the Governor's Overdose and Intervention Task Force asking for a pain management center alternative to opioids. / COURTESY HEALTHCARE REVOLT/FRANK MULLIN
DR. MICHAEL FINE, a member of the board of the Wiley Center, had delivered a petition to the Governor's Overdose and Intervention Task Force asking for a pain management center alternative to opioids. / COURTESY HEALTHCARE REVOLT/FRANK MULLIN
PROVIDENCE — You can’t become addicted to opioid drugs if you don’t take them, but alternative pain management treatments are spread throughout the state and unreliably covered by health insurance, according to Healthcare Revolt, a newly formed program of the George Wiley Center in Pawtucket, so it wants to pilot a multidisciplinary chronic pain treatment…

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