Kentucky Ambulatory Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
KAN
City: 
Lexington
State: 
Kentucky
Zip: 
40504
Main Phone: 
859-323-7354
Network Director: 
Roberto Cardarelli
Network Member: 
Kim Haney
Network Member Role: 
Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Kentucky
Founded: 
2000
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 
To enhance the ability of office-based clinicians to deliver high-quality primary health care to their patients through collaborative and transitional research in the primary care setting. KAN emphasizes the prevention and management of common health problems in Kentucky, and their broader implications.
Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Behavioral health
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
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
Women's health issues
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
319
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
210
Approximate Number of Patients: 
525000