Community Physician's Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
CPNet
City: 
Atlanta
State: 
Georgia
Zip: 
30310
Main Phone: 
404-756-5051
Network Director: 
Elizabeth Ofili
Network Member: 
Priscilla Pemu
Network Member Role: 
Associate Professor of Medicine and Director, Clinical Trials
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
Georgia
Founded: 
2003
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Other
Mission Statement: 

Goal: Bi-Directional practice based solutions to eliminating healthcare disparities: a. Disease-specific registries for quality improvement in hypertension and diabetes; b. Deliver Targeted Educational Workshops and Expert Roundtables; c. Facilitate Adoption and Implementation of Personal Health Records; d. Encourage small and medium size practices in adoption of Electronic Medical Record ( EMR); e. Assist physicians qualify for the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program (DPRP); f. Clinical Trials Training and Certification of physicians; and g. Participate in Research Workshops organized by Community Engagement and Research Program(CERP). The Community Engagement and Research Program is a component of the Atlanta Clinical Translational Science Institute (ACTSI), a consortium of Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Georgia Tech.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
135
Approximate Number of Patients: 
350000