Frontier Rural Innovations Network

Registered: 
February 19, 2013
Acronym: 
The Innovations Network
City: 
Pikeville
State: 
Kentucky
Zip: 
41501
Main Phone: 
606-218-5162
Network Director: 
John Rehmeyer
Network Member: 
Kara Curry
Network Member Role: 
Associate Director
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Alaska
Colorado
Indiana
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
Montana
Virginia
Washington
Founded: 
2011
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

To develop and translate knowledge and understandings that will improve the health, healthcare, value of healthcare for citizens in Frontier and Rural areas of the United States, and that is generalizable to other regions and populations.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Children's health issues: obesity
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
210
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
30
Approximate Number of Patients: 
100000