Conemaugh Neuroscience and Pain Institute
Conemaugh East Hills
1450 Scalp Avenue, Suite 2100
Johnstown, PA 15904
Phone: (814) 269-5211
Fax: (814) 269-5233
Conemaugh Health System's Outpatient Pain Management Program offers innovative outpatient therapies to patients suffering from ongoing pain caused by illness, injury, or chronic conditions, including:
Conemaugh Health System’s unique approach may include one or more of the following treatment methods:
A physician referral is required for treatment.
Conemaugh's Pain Team includes Anesthesiologists, Clinical Pharmacists, Registered Nurses, and Certified Surgical Technologists with special training in pain management. Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center follows The Joint Commission pain assessment and management standards. Patient pain management satisfaction is monitored by HCAHPS (Hospital Compare) surveys. Conemaugh's Pain Committee of physicians and nurses continulously work to improve pain management based upon feedback from patients.
Physicians may request one of two pain management methods of patients:
A medication on demand device is used on some nursing units as an innovative way to provide patient-controlled pain management at the bedside with a simple and secure dispencing device.
Adequate pain management can be a challenge, especially during times of opioid crisis. Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center is an active member of the Cambria County Drug Coalition, which provides education to healthcare providers on opioids, nonpharmacolgical pain options, and assistance for patients with a substance abuse concern.