Texas A&M Health Science Center Rural and Community Health Institute

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
TAMHSC-RCHI
City: 
College Station
State: 
Texas
Zip: 
77845
Main Phone: 
979-436-0390
Network Director: 
Nancy Dickey
Network Member: 
Misti Carter
Network Member Role: 
Research Director
Geographic Coverage: 
Regional
Clinics Location: 
Texas
Founded: 
2003
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To improve access to healthcare and reduce disparities in health status and outcomes by improving the quality and safety of healthcare.

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
Developmental delays, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Medication management
Population health
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
1 400
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
500
Approximate Number of Patients: 
200000