Penn State Ambulatory Research Network

Registered: 
October 03, 2016
Acronym: 
PSARN
City: 
Hershey
State: 
Pennsylvania
Zip: 
17033
Main Phone: 
717-531-8753
Network Director: 
Alan Adelman
Network Member: 
Erin McGinley
Network Member Role: 
Research Coordinator
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
Pennsylvania
Founded: 
2001
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

The Center for Primary Care, is a cooperative effort by the Division of General Internal Medicine, Division of General Pediatrics, and the Department of Family and Community Medicine. The main purpose of PSARN is to develop the infrastructure to conduct primary care research through primary care offices as a learning laboratory.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
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
Population health
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
150
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
17
Approximate Number of Patients: 
400000