LA Net Community Health Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2011
Acronym: 
LA Net
City: 
Long Beach
State: 
California
Zip: 
90803
Main Phone: 
562-434-2000
Network Director: 
Lyndee Knox
Network Member: 
Vanessa Nguyen
Network Member Role: 
Assistant Director
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
California
Founded: 
2002
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To improve primary health care services and quality of life for low-income minority and underserved families living in Southern California and contribute to reductions in health disparities through empowering and supporting health care providers and community-based organizations serving low-income communities to improve quality and access to primary and specialty care services, identify and implement innovations and best practices in treatment and service delivery, and participatory research and development partnerships with communities, community-based organizations and the safety net.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Arthritis and other non-traumatic joint disease (muscle, bone, joint conditions)
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Chronic pain
Coordination of care for complex patients
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
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
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
1 000
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
100
Approximate Number of Patients: 
1200000