Improvement Science Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
ISRN
City: 
San Antonio
State: 
Texas
Zip: 
78229-3900
Main Phone: 
210-567-1480
Network Director: 
Kathleen Stevens
Network Member: 
Darpan Patel
Network Member Role: 
Clinical Research Project Manager
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
Founded: 
2009
Network Category: 
Affiliate
Network Type: 
Nursing Network (at least 75% are nurses)
Mission Statement: 

To advance the scientific foundation for quality improvement, safety, and efficiency through transdisciplinary research addressing healthcare systems, patient-centeredness, and integration of evidence into practice.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Care transitions
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Medication management
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Frontline provider engagement, unit-based quality teams; Improvement Science; Implementation Science; Dissemination Research; Interprofessional team performance; Prevention of early readmission; Culture of patient safety; Organizational design; delivery systems science; health services research
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
135