Oregon Rural Practice-based Research Network

Registered: 
May 06, 2013
Acronym: 
ORPRN
City: 
Portland
State: 
Oregon
Zip: 
97239
Main Phone: 
503-494-0361
Network Director: 
Nancy Elder
Network Member: 
Alisa Jackson
Network Member Role: 
Network Administrator
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Oregon
Founded: 
2002
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

ORPRN's mission is to improve health outcomes and equity for all Oregonians through community partnered dialogue, research, coaching and education.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Immunizations
Other health or disease related interests
Population health
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: screening and prevention; Children's health issues: immunizations, obesity, medical home for children; Women's health issues: Mammography screening access to low income populations, nutrition improvement to women of childbearing age, cancer screening availability for women for a physical disability; Other health or diesease related interests: Access to care-dental services, drug sampling policies, medication errors and adverse drug events, patient-centered primary care home, practice transformation, rural health delivery systems, tobacco use and smoking cessation, quality of care metrics, patient self-management support, pulmonary disease/asthma, shared decision-making, health information technology and workflow, chronic kidney disease, academic detailing, community participatory research, social determinants of health
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
2 000
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
400
Approximate Number of Patients: 
240000