High Plains Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
HPRN
City: 
Aurora
State: 
Colorado
Zip: 
80045
Main Phone: 
303-724-9716
Network Director: 
Jack Westfall
Network Member: 
Linda Zittleman
Network Member Role: 
Associate Director
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Colorado
Founded: 
1997
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 
To provide excellent rural health care by translating the best scientific evidence into every-day clinical practice.
Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Coordination of care for complex patients
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Other health or disease related interests
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: cancer survivorship; Children's health issues: access to specialty care, obesity prevention; Depression and other mental health disorders: behavioral health access and integration; Other health or disease related interests: patient safety/medical mistakes
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
320
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
56
Approximate Number of Patients: 
152000