Active Projects

Are you interested in learning more about any of our projects? Email orprn@ohsu.edu.

PI: Bruce Goldberg, M.D.

Topic: ORPRN acts as the bridge organization of a consortium to screen Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries for health-related social needs and connect them to community services. See the CMS website for more information about the AHC model.

Term: 2017-2022

ORPRN Contact: Bruce Goldberg, M.D.

Email: ahc@ohsu.edu

The contents provided are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS or any of its agencies. The project described was supported by Funding Opportunity Number CMS CMS-1P1-17-001 from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

PI: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

Topic: Increase screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT) and medication assisted treatment (MAT) for unhealthy alcohol use.

Term: 2019-2022

ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

Email: antecedent@ohsu.edu

PI: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

Topic: A qualitative and quantitative examination of the impact of Congress’ VA MISSION Act (June 2019) on rural veterans’ access to and experience of care in rural Western states.

Term: 2019-2020

ORPRN Contact: Mary Patzel

Email: caravan@ohsu.edu

Topic: A collaboration between ORPRN and OHSU Center for Health Systems Effectiveness to provide program evaluations to health systems, clinical practice, and community-based partners addressing chronic health conditions. ORPRN is currently evaluating the Oregon Colorectal Cancer Screening Project (CRCP).

Term: Ongoing

ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

PI: David Dorr, M.D.

Topic: Demonstration project to achieve Triple Aim through five comprehensive primary care functions of access, care management, comprehensiveness and coordination, patient engagement and population health.

Term: 2017-2020

ORPRN Contact: Martha Snow, M.P.H.

Email: cpcplusoregon@ohsu.edu

PI: Fernando Martinez, M.D. (Weill Cornell Medicine); MeiLan Han, M.D. (University of Michigan); Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H. (site PI)

Topic: Assess the ability of a 5-question screener, CAPTURE, to identify people at risk of COPD, and assess the best methods to implement CAPTURE screening within primary care practices.

Term: 2017-2021

ORPRN Contact: Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H.

PI: Eric Simpson, M.D., M.C.R.; Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H. (site PI)

Topic: Pragmatic, community-based randomized trial to determine the effect of skin care education on the development of atopic dermatitis.

Term: 2018-2023

ORPRN Contact: Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Email: cascadestudy@ohsu.edu

Topic: ORPRN administers the TCBIRP, which provides funding and technical assistance to health systems, clinics, public health, social service agencies and community advisory councils aimed at improving health care and population health in Eastern Oregon.

Term: Ongoing

ORPRN Contact: Anne King, M.B.A.

Email: cbir@ohsu.edu

PI: Deborah Cohen, Ph.D.; Nancy Elder, M.D, M.S.P.H.

Topic: Refine and pilot test a practical, feasible and acceptable step-by-step blueprint to assist with implementation of the ADA recommendations for integrating medical and psychosocial care for patients with DMII.

Term: 2020-2022

ORPRN Contact: Nancy Elder, M.D., M.S.P.H.

PI: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.; Christopher Slatore, M.D., M.S.

Topic: To understand the barriers and facilitators primary care clinicians experience accessing and implementing lung cancer screening programs across Oregon. Findings will be used to inform interventions to improve access to and quality of lung cancer screening programs in rural and urban settings.

Term: 2019-2020

ORPRN Contact: Sarah Bumatay

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PI: Annette Totten, Ph.D. (U.S. PI); France Légaré, M.D., Ph.D. (Canada PI)

Topic: A cluster-randomized trial comparing team-based versus primary care clinician-focused advance care planning in practice-based research networks.

Term: 2017-2021

ORPRN Contact: LeAnn Michaels, B.A.

Website: www.PrimaryCareACP.org

Email: metalarc_acp@ohsu.edu

Topic: A tele-mentoring education model designed to build the capacity of primary care clinicians and educate clinical teams on a variety of topics.

Term: Ongoing

ORPRN Contact: Maggie McLain McDonnell, M.P.H.

Email: oen@ohsu.edu

PI: Brigit Hatch, M.D., M.P.H.

Topic: Engage in a practice-specific intervention to reduce inappropriate opioid prescribing, improve patient outcomes, and promote more informed prescribing practices.

Term: 2019-2022

ORPRN Contact: Caitlin Dickinson, M.P.H.

PI: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

Topic: Identify factors associated with higher levels of primary care practice readiness to implement direct mail programs to increase CRC screening in rural communities.

Term: 2017-2021

ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

PI: Gloria Coronado, Ph.D. (Kaiser Permanente NW); Melinda Davis, Ph.D. (site PI)

Topic: Test strategies to raise rates of colorectal cancer screening in federally qualified health centers utilizing reminder messaging from English- and Spanish-language Boot Camp Translation.

Term: 2016-2021

ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

PI: LJ Fagnan, M.D.; Patricia Carney, Ph.D.

Topic: Test novel interventions in rural primary care practices and rural community-based organizations intended to increase HPV vaccination completion in both males and females aged 11-17 years.

Term: 2018-2023

ORPRN Contact: LJ Fagnan, M.D.

Email: rave@ohsu.edu

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PI: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

Topic: To improve CRC screening rates, follow-up colonoscopy, and referral to care in rural Medicaid patients by implementing a direct mail fecal testing program with targeted outreach and patient navigation for follow-up colonoscopy.

Term: 2019-2024

ORPRN Contact: Melinda Davis, Ph.D.

Email: smartercrc@ohsu.edu

Topic: Provide technical assistance on various topics including oral health, quality improvement, project management and grant evaluation.

Term: Ongoing

ORPRN Contact: Alisa Jackson, B.A.