Opioid misuse and overdose are now a national priority. For decades, KPWHRI has worked to help patients find safe, effective ways to manage chronic pain.
Kaiser Permanente Washington led in reducing opioids. We’re seeing benefits, but more work is needed, writes Dr. Michael Von Korff.
Dr. Michael Parchman and colleagues use new ways to enable small clinics to reduce opioid use in the Pacific Northwest.
Discovering better ways to care for people who are depressed or have chronic pain, one of KPWHRI’s founding scientists has helped change health care around the globe.
A conversation with KPWHRI’s Dr. Michael Von Korff, ScD, as he retires after 36 years of transformative health research
KPWHRI investigators contribute time, knowledge, and expertise to better care in Washington State around opioid prescribing, chronic pain, and more
Health care providers are addressing harm caused by overtreatment with narcotics while finding new ways to treat pain more safely.