ACORN Newsletters

Summer 2018 ACORN Newsletter

  1. Evaluation of Virginia Medicaid expansion and Addiction and Recovery Treatment Services (ARTS)
  2. Using information technology to better engage patients in their wellness care
  3. Another great year for our summer students
  4. 2019-2020 Maurice Wood VCU Primary Care Research Fellowship
  5. Become an ACORN researcher

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Winter 2017 ACORN Newsletter

  1. Practices test a novel diabetes engagement and activation platform
  2. Are our patients lonely?
  3. ACORN at NAPCRG 2017

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Winter 2016 ACORN Newsletter

  1. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion and VCU Video Shoot on Shared Decision-Making
  2. The VCU Family Medicine Research Team Supports Summer Students
  3. The Practice Based Research Network Conference June 2016

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Fall 2015 ACORN Newsletter

  1. Healthy Virginia Hearts tackles ABCS of cardiovascular care
  2. ACORN welcomes new investigator Sebastian Tong M.D., M.P.H.
  3. Hayes E. Willis starts integrated mental health pilot
  4. Meet ACORN board member Michael Rodriguez M.D.

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Spring 2015 ACORN Newsletter

  1. Family Medicine for America’s Health works to improve the future of primary care
  2. Virginia practices think about how to best use information about the communities they serve
  3. ACORN co-director Alex Krist M.D, M.P.H. is appointed to the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
  4. New ACORN study examines patient use of social media to manage their diabetes

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Winter 2014 ACORN Newsletter

  1. Front Royal Family Medicine leads studies to understand antipsychotic prescribing in primary care
  2. Let everyone know what you think with the quarterly ACORN Clinical and Policy questions
  3. ACORN directs national movement to ensure electronic health records better support primary care
  4. Webinars and resources that can help you, your practice, and your patients

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Fall 2014 ACORN Newsletter

  1. ACORN leadership meets with South Korean leaders to help inform preventive care their nation.
  2. Sarah Rohrs Reves joins the Supporting Practices to Adopt Registry-Based Care (SPARC) team
  3. Updates about ACORN studies, publications, and recognition
  4. Resources for quality improvement, Accountable Care Organizations, and making research part of practice

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Summer 2014 ACORN Newsletter

  1. ACORN research wins Best Research Paper from STFM for the second time
  2. Fairfax Family Practice Centers shares the latest about its patient centered medical home work
  3. VCU family medicine residencies hold a mental health workshop

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