Tom Petty’s accidental death from opioids shows we need to find safer alternatives for chronic pain. See how KPWHRI research helps to do just that.
In health care, more isn’t always better. We know what to do less of, but how?
A new senior investigator brings expertise in chronic pain treatment, behavior change, and clinical trials in Kaiser Permanente health systems.
Dr. Denise Boudreau launches a collaborative project with Kaiser and other health systems on the safety of long-term prescription opioid use.
For over a decade, Dr. Michael Von Korff and others have been working on a strategy to stop the opioid epidemic. Here’s an outline.
Dr. Michael Von Korff discusses how Washington state guidelines also appeared to lower opioid doses, but large dose reductions followed health plan initiatives.
A state-of-the-art review in The BMJ by Dr. Michael Von Korff and two colleagues describes an array of complications from long-term opioid use for chronic low back pain.
Our Seattle offices sit on the occupied land of the Duwamish and by the shared waters of the Coast Salish people, who have been here thousands of years and remain. Learn about practicing land acknowledgment.