OCHIN Practice-Based Research Network (formerly SafetyNet West)

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
OCHIN PBRN
City: 
Portland
State: 
Oregon
Zip: 
97201
Main Phone: 
503-943-2500
Network Director: 
Jennifer Devoe
Network Member: 
Nate Warren
Network Member Role: 
Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Alaska
California
Indiana
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Montana
Nevada
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
Texas
Washington
Wisconsin
Founded: 
2007
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To improve the health of underserved populations, enhance their quality of care, and inform health policy through research.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Functional limitations and physical disabilities
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Medication management
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Population health
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: CRC; Children's health issues: Insurance coverage, health policy; Depression and other mental health disorders: severe mental illness, behavioral health; Women's health issues: cervical cancer screening, HPV
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
2 968
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
729
Approximate Number of Patients: 
749566