A driving force for health equity


A National Leader in
Safety Net-Focused Research

OCHIN is building the nation’s foremost community laboratory
for health outcomes, policy, and primary care research on
vulnerable and underserved populations.

Our aim is to improve health in all communities, enhance care,
and inform policy through research.


OCHIN Research Priorities

OCHIN Research focuses on health systems change, practice transformation, social determinants of health, and health policy to improve the health of less-advantaged communities. 


Active Research Projects

OCHIN and our partners are conducting several multi-year studies examining health care interventions and delivery system improvements for vulnerable patients.



The OCHIN-led ADVANCE Clinical Data Research Network is one of the most comprehensive databases on health care and outcomes of safety net patients in the United States.


OCHIN Research Team

OCHIN has one of the top concentrations of experts investigating safety net care, health policy, chronic pain and opioids, practice transformation, reproductive and family health, and more.


Research Partners

OCHIN collaborates with top research institutes, foundations, academic centers, and mission-driven health care organizations across the United States.


Research Publications

The OCHIN Research team’s peer-reviewed, evidence-based studies are published regularly in leading scientific and medical journals.