West Virginia Alliance for Creative Health Solutions

Registered: 
August 27, 2020
Acronym: 
WVACHS
City: 
Charleston
State: 
West Virginia
Zip: 
25301
Main Phone: 
304-276-3785
Network Director: 
Adam Baus
Network Member: 
Martha Carter
Network Member Role: 
Treasurer
Geographic Coverage: 
State-wide
Clinics Location: 
West Virginia
Founded: 
2014
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To address priority health disparities and health issues within West Virginia through true grass-roots mobilization of partners and ideas into tangible, pragmatic research efforts.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Comparative effectiveness research on improving health care systems and/or patient experiences
Depression and other mental health disorders
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Other health or disease related interests
Population health
Substance abuse (alcohol and drug abuse)
Current or Past Research Interests Comments: 
The WVACHS aims to do research of direct benefit to the communities we serve. Research findings can inform practice and help create and change policy for the benefit of patient outcomes and quality of care. We view research translation and application of findings to patient care as essential. Reference: https://www.wvalliance.com/current-efforts
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
13
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
8
Approximate Number of Patients: 
135000