Virginia Ambulatory Care Outcomes Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
ACORN
City: 
Richmond
State: 
Virginia
Zip: 
23298-0251
Main Phone: 
804-828-9625
Network Director: 
Alexander Krist
Rebecca S. Etz
Network Member: 
Paulette Lail-Kashiri
Network Member Role: 
Research Associate
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
Virginia
Founded: 
1996
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Family Medicine Network (at least 75% are Family Medicine Clinicians)
Mission Statement: 

ACORN's mission is to improve health and transform care delivery through primary care research and implementation.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Behavioral health
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Coordination of care for complex patients
Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Immunizations
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Other health or disease related interests
Population health
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
Cancer: screening; Depression and other mental health disorders: mental health concerns; Other: clinical preventative services
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
487
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
101
Approximate Number of Patients: 
840075