The objective of this study was to compare opioid doses and outcomes for patients with chronic pain receiving long-term opioid therapy at clinics implementing a program to lower opioid doses and increase monitoring versus patients in clinics that did not implement the program.

Project page: Evaluating a Program to Lower Prescription Opioid Doses for Patients with Chronic Pain
Principal Investigator: Michael Von Korff, ScD
Organization: Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington
Original project title: Evaluation of a Health Plan Initiative to Mitigate Chronic Opioid Therapy Risks
HSRProj ID: 20143567 ID: NCT02224508

To cite this document, please use: Von Korff M, Dublin S, Hansen R, et al. (2019). Evaluating a Program to Lower Prescription Opioid Doses for Patients With Chronic Pain. Washington, DC: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).


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