Ambulatory Primary Care Innovations Group Network

Registered: 
March 05, 2015
Acronym: 
APCIG Network
City: 
Evanston
State: 
Illinois
Zip: 
60201
Main Phone: 
224.364.7371
Network Director: 
Goutham Rao
Network Member: 
Victoria Bauer
Network Member Role: 
Manager
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Illinois
Founded: 
2009
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

Our principal mission is to develop, test, and disseminate novel strategies for improving the quality of
care for primary care patients in ambulatory settings in collaboration with leaders in specialist
medicine, inpatient medicine, and clinical operations. These strategies will address a wide variety of
problems representing both organizational and national quality priorities. The primary mechanisms
though which quality innovation will take place is through external funding.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Women's health issues: contraception, pre-conception care
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
720
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
47
Approximate Number of Patients: 
250000