Aug 20, 2019 | multidisciplinary pain management

An Overview of Multi- vs Interdisciplinary Care

To quote a contemporary leader in pain care, “Treating pain is a team sport.” Although our healthcare system is still disjointed, causing many clinicians to operate in what may feel like a lonely silo, we can support each other and bolster our patients’ confidence in their prognosis by communicating all elements of a care plan to patients that we have in common. But don’t think “multidisciplinary” and “interdisciplinary” mean the same thing. And how does health insurance view these types of care?