Erin Krebs, an associate professor at the University of Minnesota Medical School and the principal investigator on a PCORI-funded project, says it’s important to remember that the opioid crisis came from a well-intentioned effort to help patients manage chronic pain.

Krebs was a speaker at a September 2017 Capitol Hill briefing, which Anthem and PCORI cohosted, that focused on the need for evidence-based strategies to address America’s opioid epidemic. Click here to find out more about the briefing.