Practice Improvement Network, a program of the Quality Improvement Innovation Networks

Registered: 
August 16, 2013
Acronym: 
PIN
City: 
Elk Grove Village
State: 
Illinois
Zip: 
60007
Main Phone: 
1-800-433-9016
Network Director: 
Steven Kairys
Network Member: 
Keri Thiessen
Network Member Role: 
Senior Health Policy Analyst
Geographic Coverage: 
National
Clinics Location: 
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
The Territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, or Virgin Islands
Founded: 
2005
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Pediatric Network (at least 75% are pediatricians or specialize in child health)
Mission Statement: 

The mission of the PIN, a network of practicing pediatricians and their staff, is to improve care and outcomes for children and families by testing practical tools, measures, and strategies for use in everyday pediatric practice, the child’s medical home, as well as by informal assessment that provides practicing pediatrician perspective into evidenced based recommendations and tools for implementation.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Coordination of care for complex patients
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Functional limitations and physical disabilities
Immunizations
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Children's health issues: Developmental Screening, ADHD, Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), Immunizations
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
361
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
361