Research Involving Outpatient Settings Network

Registered: 
February 18, 2015
Acronym: 
RIOS Net
City: 
Albuquerque
State: 
New Mexico
Zip: 
87131
Main Phone: 
505.272.4077
Network Director: 
Andrew Sussman
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
New Mexico
Founded: 
2000
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

The Research Involving Outpatient Settings Network is composed of primary care clinicians in the Southwestern United States practicing in traditionally underserved communities.  The network is dedicated to improving the health of and health care delivery of these traditionally underserved populations.  The network will accomplish this through collaborative primary care research and education relevant to practice in underserved communities.  A principal goal is to use the results of the collaborative work to improve health and healthcare in the communities served by its members.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Care transitions
Children's health issues
Chronic pain
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, STDs
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Women's health issues
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: colorectal, cervical, lung Children’s health issues: obesity Depression and other mental health disorders: Depression Women’s health issues: postpartum depression
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
150
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
30