Lehigh Valley Practice Based Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
Lehigh Valley PBRN
City: 
Allentown
State: 
Pennsylvania
Zip: 
18105-7017
Main Phone: 
484-862-3073
Network Director: 
Brian Stello
Network Member: 
Melanie Johnson
Network Member Role: 
Research Coordinator, Quality and Research Specialist
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Pennsylvania
Founded: 
2003
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

The mission of this primary care practice-based research network is to establish a community of practice for creating and managing knowledge that informs, serves, and improves primary care practices and the health of their patients in the Greater Lehigh Valley region of eastern PA.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: colorectal
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
402
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
82
Approximate Number of Patients: 
80000