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CCAC/CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities & Continuing Care Accreditation Commission)
http://www.carf.org

CCAC/CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities & Continuing Care Accreditation Commission)
http://www.ccaconline.org

COLA (formerly Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation)
http://www.cola.org

CPRI-HOST [formerly Computer-Based Patient Record Institute & Healthcare Open Systems and Trials]
http://www.cpri-host.org/

Canadian College of Health Service Executives (CCHSE)
http://www.cchse.org

Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA)
http://www.cha.ca

Case Management Society of America (CMSA)
http://www.cmsa.org

Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA)
http://www.chausa.org

Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL)
http://www.theceal.org

Center for Health Transformation
http://www.healthtransformation.net

Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT)
http://www.cchit.org/

Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA)
http://www.clma.org

Coalition for Affordable Quality Healthcare [managed care, guidelines]
http://www.caqh.org

Coalition for Affordable and Reliable Health Care (CARH) [liability, malpractice]
http://www.carh.net

Coalition for Health Environments Research (CHER) [design, construction, architecture]
http://www.cheresearch.org

Coalition for Healthcare e-Standards (Internet, e-commerce)
http://www.chestandards.org

Coalition for Nonprofit Health Care (CNHC)
http://www.cnhc.org/

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)
http://www.cio-chime.org/

ComCARE Alliance: Communications for Coordinated Assistance and Response to Emergencies [disasters]
http://www.comcare.org

Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)
http://www.cgfns.org

Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) [emergency services]
http://www.caas.org

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME) [formerly Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration (ACEHSA)] [university programs]
http://www.acehsa.org

Common Good [malpractice liability reform]
http://www.ourcommongood.com

Community Hospital Medical Education Alliance (CHMEA)
http://www.chmea.org

Consumer Driven Health Care Association (CDHCA) [insurance, employee benefits]
http://www.cdhca.org

Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) [over-the-counter drugs, supplements]
http://www.chpa-info.org/

Consumer-Purchaser Disclosure Project (CPDP) [employers, labor, performance, quality]
http://www.healthcaredisclosure.org

Council for Responsible Telemedicine (CRT)
http://www.councilforresponsibletelemedicine.org/

Council of Ethical Organizations - Health Ethics Trust [compliance]
http://www.corporateethics.com/het.html

Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems (COTH)
http://www.aamc.org/teachinghospitals.htm

Council of Women's and Infants Specialty Hospitals (CWISH)
http://www.cwish.org/

Dental Group Management Association (DGMA)
http://www.dgma.org

Dietary Managers Association (DMA) [food service]
http://www.dmaonline.org

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) [information systems, standards]
http://medical.nema.org/dicom.html

Disease Management Association of America (DMAA)
http://www.dmaa.org

EHR Collaborative [electronic health record standards, information systems, medical records]
http://www.ehrcollaborative.org

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
http://www.ecfmg.org

Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) [third-party administrators, internet, value added networks, transactions/claims processing, provider management organizations, security]
http://www.ehnac.org

Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA)
http://www.edpma.com

Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI)
http://www.ebri.org

Employers' Managed Health Care Association (MHCA) [managed care]
http://www.emhca.org

European Healthcare Management Association (EHMA)
http://www.ehma.org

Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) [transplants]
http://www.restoresight.org

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) [home care]
http://www.caregiver.org

Federated Ambulatory Surgery Association (FASA) [surgicenters]
http://www.fasa.org

Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) [formerly Federation of American Health Systems (FAHS)]
http://www.americashospitals.com

Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States (FSMB)
http://www.fsmb.org

Forum on Privacy and Security in Healthcare (FPSH)
http://www.healthcaresecurity.org

Governance Institute
http://www.governanceinstitute.com

HIPAA Conformance Certification Organization (HCCO) [accreditation, standards compliance]
http://www.hcco.us

HSA Coalition (formerly Business Coalition for Affordable Health Care; Archer MSA Coalition) [health savings accounts, medical savings accounts, insurance]
http://www.hsainsider.com/coalition.asp

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
http://www.hcca-info.org

Health Care EBusiness Collaborative (HCEC) [formerly Healthcare EDI Coalition (HEDIC)] [standards, information systems, barcodes, internet]
http://www.hcec.org

Health Care Education Association (HCEA) [patient educators, training/development]]
http://www.hcea-info.org/

Health Care Liability Alliance (HCLA) [malpractice, law]
http://www.hcla.org

Health Care Policy Roundtable (HCPR) [human resources, uninsured, insurance, access, business, employers, industry]
http://www.hcpr.org

Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) [environment, ecology, medical waste]
http://www.noharm.org

Health Industry Business Communications Council (HIBCC)
http://www.hibcc.org

Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) [equipment, supplies]
http://www.hida.org

Health Industry Group Purchasing Association (HIGPA)
http://www.higpa.org

Health Industry Representatives Association (HIRA) [manufacturer sales representatives; equipment; supplies]
http://www.hira.org

Health Level Seven (HL7) [electronic data interchange standards]
http://www.hl7.org

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)
http://www.hosa.org

Health Technology Center (HealthTech) [emerging technologies, internet, e-health]
http://www.healthtechcenter.org

HealthCare Chaplaincy
http://www.healthcarechaplaincy.org

Healthcare Billing and Management Association (HBMA) [third-party billers; insurance claims processing]
http://www.hbma.com

Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Associations (HCEA)
http://www.hcea.org

Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA) [formerly National Wholesale Druggists Association]
http://www.healthcaredistribution.org

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
http://www.hfma.org

Healthcare Group Purchasing Industry Initiative (HGPII)
http://www.healthcaregpoii.com/

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) [incorporates Center for Healthcare Information Management (CHIM)]
http://www.himss.org

Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA) [professional competencies]
http://www.healthcareleadershipalliance.org

Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC)
http://www.hlc.org

Healthcare Manufacturers Marketing Council (HMMC) [equipment and supplies]
http://www.hmmc.com

Healthcare Roundtable
http://www.thcrt.org/

Hi-Ethics [Health Internet, consumer security, privacy, quality standards]
http://www.hiethics.org

Hospice Association of America (HAA)
http://www.hospice-america.org

Hospital Fire Marshals' Association (HFMA) [safety]
http://members.tripod.com/hfma

Hospital Home Care Association of America (HHCAA)
http://www.nahc.org/HHCHC/home.html

IHE - Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise [information systems, standards, radiology]
http://www.ihe.net

IPA Association of America (TIPAAA) [independent/integrated physician associations]
http://www.tipaaa.org

Institute for Family-Center Care (IFCC)
http://www.familycenteredcare.org

Institute of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants (ICHBC)
http://www.ichbc.org

Insurance Information Institute (III)
http://www.iii.org

International Association for Healthcare Security & Safety (IAHHS)
http://www.iahss.org

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travellers (IAMAT)
http://www.iamat.org

International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)
http://www.iahcsmm.com

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) [formerly Privacy Officers Association (POA) and Association of Corporate Privacy Officers (ACPO)]
http://www.privacyassociation.org

International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA)
http://www.ieha.org

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP)
http://www.ifebp.org

International Interior Design Association - Healthcare Forum (IIDA)
http://www.iida.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=284

International Society of Technology Assessment in Health Care (ISTAHC)
http://www.istahc.org

Internet Healthcare Coalition (IHC) [quality, ethics]
http://www.ihealthcoalition.org

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL) [sonography, radiology, cardiology]
http://www.icael.org

Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) [cardiovascular, radiology]
http://www.icavl.org

Intersocietal Commission on the Accreditation of Nuclear Medicine Laboratories (ICANL) [radiology]
http://www.icanl.org

Joint Commission International Center for Patient Safety [Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)]
http://www.jcipatientsafety.org/

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
http://www.jcaho.org

Joint Healthcare Information Technology Alliance (JHITA)
http://www.jhita.org

Leapfrog Group [patient safety, quality]
http://www.leapfroggroup.org

Medical Banking Project (Medical Banking Association, Society of Medical Banking Excellence, Charitable Communities Network) [HIPAA, privacy, security, finance]
http://www.mbproject.org

Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA) [equipment]
http://www.medicaldevices.org

Medical Fitness Association (MFA)
http://www.medicalfitness.org

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
http://www.mgma.com

Medical Library Association (MLA)
http://www.mlanet.org

Medical Records Institute (MRI)
http://www.medrecinst.com

Medical Transcription Industry Alliance (MTIA)
http://www.mtia.com

Medicare Rights Center (MRC)
http://www.medicarerights.org

Mobile Healthcare Alliance (MoHCA) [wireless communication/computing]
http://www.mohca.org

eHealth Initiative (eHI) [internet, information technology]
http://www.ehealthinitiative.org

eHealth Institute [internet; information technology]
http://www.ehealthinstitute.org

 

 

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