Kentucky Ambulatory Network (KAN)
is a primary
care practice-based research network (PBRN)
devoted to producing knowledge useful to primary
care physicians and their patients.
KAN is a
collaborative effort involving primary care
physicians, the University of Kentucky,
the University of Louisville, and the Kentucky
Academy of Family Physicians.
Its members include physicians, other primary
care practitioners, scientists, and health
throughout Kentucky and its bordering communities.
to enhance the ability of office-based clinicians
to deliver high-quality primary health care
to their patients through:
1. Collaborative research
conducted in primary care practices
2. Translation of research
into primary care practices
the prevention and management of common
health problems in Kentucky, and their broader
projects have been
through grants from the U.S. Health
Resources and Services Administration,
the Agency For Healthcare Research and Quality,
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, American Academy
of Family Physicians, the Kentucky Academy
of Family Physicians and the UK Center for
Clinical and Translational Sciences.