Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Children's

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
PPOC
City: 
Brookline
State: 
Massachusetts
Zip: 
02445
Main Phone: 
617-919-4074
Network Director: 
Louis Vernacchio
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
Massachusetts
Founded: 
2008
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Pediatric Network (at least 75% are pediatricians or specialize in child health)
Mission Statement: 

To enhance member pediatricians' ability to deliver the highest quality patient care to the children they serve. In addition, the PPOC will improve the professional satisfaction and operational effectiveness of its members. This mission can best be achieved through integration of the collective expertise of its members in collaboration with Children's Hospital and the Physicians' Organization at Children's.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cancer
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: Otitis media
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
300
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
80
Approximate Number of Patients: 
300000