Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Ambulatory Care Network - Research & Innovation

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
LAC DHS ACN-R&I
City: 
Sylmar
State: 
California
Zip: 
91342
Main Phone: 
(818) 364-3566
Network Director: 
Jeffrey Guterman
Network Member: 
Laura Myerchin Sklaroff
Network Member Role: 
Analyst
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
California
Founded: 
2011
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To promote community and university partnerships and facilitate collaborative research to improve clinical practice in the Los Angeles County safety net that will help ensure access to high-quality, patient-centered, cost-effective health care to Los Angeles County residents

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)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
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: 
485
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
73
Approximate Number of Patients: 
870000