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Participating Health Plans & Research Center Sites

The 4th funding cycle of the CRN (CRN4) is comprised of 8 healthcare systems across the nation, indicated in blue text on the map. Additionally, there are 4 affiliate sites, indicated in orange text on the map. All of these systems are members of the Health Care Systems Research NetworkExternal Web Site Policy -- a larger consortium of health maintenance organizations with formal recognized research capabilities and a shared commitment to public domain research.

US map with location of participating health plans and research center sites

CRN 4 Sites

Health Plan Research Center Location Principal Investigator
Fallon Community Health Plan (MPCI) Meyers Primary Care InstituteExternal Web Site Policy Worcester, MA Mara Epstein
Group Health Cooperative (GHC) Group Health Research InstituteExternal Web Site Policy Seattle, WA Jessica Chubak
Health Alliance Plan (HFHS) Henry Ford Hospital & Health SystemExternal Web Site Policy Detroit, MI Christine Cole Johnson
Kaiser Permanente Colorado (KPCO) Institute for Health ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Denver, CO Debra P. Ritzwoller
Kaiser Permanente Hawaii (KPHI) Center for Health ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Honolulu, HI Stacey Honda
Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) Division of ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Oakland, CA Lawrence H. Kushi
Kaiser Permanente Northwest (KPNW) Center for Health ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Portland, OR Carmit McMullen
Security Health Plan (MCRF) Marshfield Clinic Research FoundationExternal Web Site Policy Marshfield, WI Robert T. Greenlee

Affiliate Sites

Health Plan Research Center Location
Geisinger Health System (GHS) Center for Health Research and Rural AdvocacyExternal Web Site Policy Danville, PA
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHC) Dept of Population Medicine, Harvard Med SchoolExternal Web Site Policy Boston, MA
Health Partners (HPIER) Health Partners Institute for Education and ResearchExternal Web Site Policy Minneapolis, MN
Kaiser Permanente Southern California (KPSC) Dept of Research and EvaluationExternal Web Site Policy Pasadena, CA