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About Us:

Doug Fernald, MA

BIGHORN Director

AO1, Campus Box F-496

12631 East 17th Ave.

Aurora, CO 80045

Phone:  (303) 724-9705

Fax:  (303) 724-9747

 

BIGHORN

Building Investigative Practices for Better Health Outcomes Research Network


The Building InvestiGative practices for better Health Outcomes Research Network (BIGHORN) is a practice-based research network of private primary care practices in Colorado, and a member of SNOCAP.

Mission

The mission of BIGHORN is to transform a network of undifferentiated private practices into a community of reflective, investigative practices and their patients, thereby enhancing the quality, safety, efficiency, and accessibility of primary health care through practice- based research.

Doug Fernald, the Director of BIGHORN, seeks to realize the next evolutionary step in PBRNs: a network of entire practices, rather than individual providers, representing the true diversity of geography, practice structures, patients, and communities of private primary care.

Contact us to learn more or to submit your best practice in clinical care.