Our mission is to improve dramatically the outcomes of care for children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.

Care Providers

PR-COIN is a multicenter Learning Network serving a vital role in efficiently improving how member teams deliver care to children with rheumatic disease by:
  1. Applying elements of care interventions that have been proven in treatment of other chronic illness,
  2. Facilitating identification of best practices in care for quality improvement,
  3. Diffusing this knowledge across care providers, and
  4. Supporting local adoption of relevant best practices.
By systematically recording and tracking how patients are being treated, pooling data, in addition to simultaneously studying patient outcomes, PR-COIN pediatric rheumatologists will be able to better identify optimal treatment approaches.

The PR-COIN Story

PR-COIN Brochure



Networks harness the collective will, intelligence and experience of patients and practices. Combining learning and data is particularly important in JIA due to such a small pediatric population and individual site resource constraints. Join other PR-COIN sites to share data and outcomes, receive details of best practices, learn Improvement Science methods, tools and techniques, and apply this valuable information to improve the care you provide.




Lovell DJ, Passo MH, Beukelman T, Bowyer SL, Gottlieb BS, Hendrickson M, Ilowite NT, Kimura Y, DeWitt EM, Segerman J, Stein LD, Taylor J, Vehe RK, Giannini EH.
Measuring process of arthritis care: a proposed set of quality measures for the process of care in juvenile idiopathic arthritis
Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2011 Jan;63(1):10-6. doi: 10.1002/acr.20348.A

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