RESOURCE CENTER LINKS FOR HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CARE LEADERS

The AHA Resource Center has compiled this list of selected links to health policy and administration organizations and related topics. Inclusion is not an AHA endorsement. Comments and suggestions are welcome and may be directed to rc@aha.org

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Last updated:  November 7, 2014

 

·         American Hospital Association

·         State Hospital Associations

·         Metropolitan/Regional Hospital Associations

·         Organizations

o   A-B

o   C-G

o   H

o   I-M

o   N-P

o   Q-Z

·         Foundations/Think Tanks/Other Groups

·         Government and International Agencies

·         Other Resources

AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

AHA Career Center [employment, jobs]

http://careers.aha.org

 

AHA Center for Healthcare Governance (CHG) [trustees]

http://www.americangovernance.com

 

AHA Central Office [ICD-9, ICD-10, HCPCS, coding]

http://www.ahacentraloffice.com

 

AHA Certification Center

http://www.aha.org/certifcenter/index.shtml

 

AHA Chartbook [trend statistics]

http://www.aha.org/research/reports/tw/chartbook/index.shtml

 

AHA Coding Clinic Advisor

http://www.codingclinicadvisor.com

 

AHA Community Connections

http://www.ahacommunityconnections.org/

 

AHA Dataviewer [hospital data, contacts]

http://www.ahadataviewer.com

 

AHA Great Boards [trustees, governance]

http://www.greatboards.org

 

AHA News/AHA News Now [newsletter]

http://www.ahanews.com

 

AHA Online Store

http://www.ahaonlinestore.com

 

AHA Patient Bill of Rights [formerly Patients Bill of Rights]

http://www.aha.org/advocacy-issues/communicatingpts/pt-care-partnership.shtml

 

AHA Political Action Committee (AHAPAC) [members only site]

http://www.ahapac.org/

 

AHA SmartMarket

http://smartmarket.aha.org

 

AHA Solutions [product/service endorsement]

http://www.aha-solutions.org

 

AHAStat [blog]

http://blog.aha.org/ 

 

American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE)

http://www.aone.org

 

American Society for Healthcare Central Service Professionals (ASHCSP) [merged into International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM)]

http://www.iahcsmm.org

 

American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) [facilities management, construction, maintenance, wireless medical telemetry]

http://www.ashe.org

 

American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA)

http://www.ashhra.org

 

American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) [patient safety]

http://www.ashrm.org

 

Association for Community Health Improvement (ACHI) [community assessment, community benefit)

http://www.healthycommunities.org

 

Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) [formerly American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES)] [housekeeping, laundry, linens]

www.ahe.org

 

Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) [supply chain, purchasing]

http://www.ahrmm.org

 

Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP) [formerly American Society of Directors of Volunteer Services (ASDVS)] [gift shops]

http://www.ahvrp.org/

 

Center for Hospital and Health Administration History (CHHAH)

http://www.aha.org/research/rc/chhah/index.shtml

 

Coalition to Protect America’s Healthcare [grassroots advocacy, health policy]

http://www.protecthealthcare.org

 

Facebook - AHAHospitals

http://www.facebook.com/ahahospitals

 

Facebook - Other AHA Links

http://www.aha.org/presscenter/engaged.shtml

 

Health Care Workforce [human resources]

http://www.healthcareworkforce.org

 

Health Care’s Most Wired [information systems, technology]

http://www.hhnmostwired.com

 

Health Facilities Management [magazine]

http://www.hfmmagazine.com

 

Health Forum [publications, education, data, coding]

http://www.healthforum.com

 

Health Forum Journal [ceased publication]

http://www.healthforumjournal.com

 

Health Research and Educational Trust (HRET)

http://www.hret.org

 

Health Services Research (HSR) [journal]

http://www.hsr.org

 

Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) [magazine]

http://www.hhnmag.com

 

Hospitals for a Healthy Environment (H2E) [merged with Practice Greenhealth]

http://www.practicegreenhealth.org

 

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) [quality improvement, patient safety]

http://www.hpoe.org

 

HRET Disparities Toolkit (Health Research and Education Trust – Toolkit for Collecting Race Ethnicity and Primary Language Information from Patients)

http://www.hretdisparities.org/

 

Institute for Diversity in Health Management [minorities]

http://www.diversityconnection.org

 

Joining Forces [veterans, returning military troops]

http://www.joiningforcesonline.org

 

LinkedIn - American Hospital Association

https://www.linkedin.com/company/american-hospital-association

 

LinkedIn  - Other AHA Links

http://www.aha.org/presscenter/engaged.shtml

 

Materials Management in Health Care [magazine] [ceased publication]

http://www.matmanmag.com       

 

National Healthcare Career Network (NHCN) [employment, jobs]

http://nhcnnetwork.org

 

National Hospital Week

http://www.nationalhospitalweek.com

 

National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC) [UB-04]

http://www.nubc.org

 

Physician Leadership Forum

http://www.aha.org/about/org/plf.shtml

 

Put It in Writing [advance directives, living wills, end-of-life]

http://www.putitinwriting.org

 

Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy (SHCA) [patient advocacy, patient experience]

http://www.shca-aha.org

 

Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD) [planning, marketing, business development, physician relations, public relations, communications]

http://www.shsmd.org

 

Speakers Express

http://www.speakers-express.com

 

Symposium for Leaders in Healthcare Quality

http://www.aha-slhq.org

 

TrendWatch [publication series]

http://www.aha.org/research/policy/2013.shtml

 

Trustee [magazine]

http://www.trusteemag.com

 

Twitter - AmericaHospitalAssn

https://twitter.com/ahahospitals

 

Twitter - Other AHA Links

http://www.aha.org/presscenter/engaged.shtml

 

YouTube - American Hospital Association

https://www.linkedin.com/company/american-hospital-association

 

YouTube - Other AHA Links

http://www.aha.org/presscenter/engaged.shtml 

 

STATE HOSPITALS ASSOCIATONS

 

Alabama Hospital Associaton

http://www.alaha.org

Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association

http://www.ashnha.org

 

Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association

http://www.azhha.org

 

Arkansas Hospital Association

http://www.arkhospitals.org

 

California Hospital Association

http://www.calhospital.org

 

Colorado Hospital Association

http://www.cha.com

 

Connecticut Hospital Association

http://www.cthosp.org

 

Delaware Healthcare Association

http://www.deha.org

 

District of Columbia Hospital Association

http://www.dcha.org

 

Florida Hospital Association

http://www.fha.org

 

Georgia Hospital Association

http://www.gha.org

 

Healthcare Association of Hawaii

http://www.hah.org

 

Healthcare Association of New York State

http://www.hanys.org

 

Hospital Association of Rhode Island

http://www.hari.org

 

Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania

http://www.haponline.org

 

Idaho Hospital Association

http://www.teamiha.org

 

Illinois Hospital Association

http://www.ihatoday.org

 

Indiana Hospital Association

http://www.ihaconnect.org

 

Iowa Hospital Association

http://ihaonline.org

 

Kansas Hospital Association

http://www.kha-net.org

 

Kentucky Hospital Association

http://www.kyha.com

 

Louisiana Hospital Association

http://www.lhaonline.org

 

Maine Hospital Association

http://www.themha.org

 

Maryland Hospital Association

http://www.mdhospitals.org

 

Massachusetts Hospital Association

http://www.mhalink.org

 

MHA: an Association of Health Care Providers (Montana)

http://www.mtha.org

 

Michigan Health and Hospital Association

http://www.mha.org

 

Minnesota Hospital Association

http://www.mnhospitals.org

 

Mississippi Hospital Association

http://www.mhanet.org

 

Missouri Hospital Association

http://www.mhanet.com

 

Nebraska Hospital Association

http://www.nhanet.org

 

Nevada Hospital Association

http://www.nvha.net

 

New Hampshire Hospital Association

http://www.nhha.org

 

New Jersey Hospital Association

http://www.njha.com

 

New Mexico Hospital Association

http://www.nmhanet.org/

 

North Carolina Hospital Association

http://www.ncha.org

 

North Dakota Healthcare Association

http://www.ndha.org

 

Ohio Hospital Association

http://www.ohanet.org

 

Oklahoma Hospital Association

http://www.okoha.com

 

Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

http://www.oahhs.org

 

Puerto Rico Hospital Association / Asociacion de Hospitales de Puerto Rico

http://hospitalespr.org/

 

South Carolina Hospital Association

http://www.scha.org

 

South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organizations

http://www.sdaho.org

 

Tennessee Hospital Association

http://www.tha.com

 

Texas Hospital Association

http://www.thaonline.org

 

Utah Hospital Association

http://www.utahhospitals.org

 

Vermont Association of Hospitals and Health Systems

http://www.vahhs.org

 

Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association

http://www.vhha.com

 

Washington State Hospital Association

http://www.wsha.org

 

West Virginia Hospital Association

http://www.wvha.com

 

Wisconsin Hospital Association

http://www.wha.org

 

Wyoming Hospital Association

http://www.wyohospitals.com

 

 

METROPOLITAN/REGIONAL HOSPITAL ASSOCIATONS

 

 

Akron Regional Hospital Association [Ohio]

http://www.arha.org

Center for Health Affairs [Cleveland, northeast Ohio]

http://www.chanet.org

 

Central Ohio Hospital Council [Columbus]

http://www.centralohiohospitals.org/

 

Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council [north Texas]

http://www.dfwhc.org

 

Delaware Valley Healthcare Council [Philadelphia, southeastern Pennsylvania]

http://www.dvhc.org

 

Greater Cincinnati Health Council [Ohio]

http://www.gchc.org

 

Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association [Ohio]

http://www.gdaha.org

 

Greater New York Hospital Association [New York City]

http://www.gnyha.org

 

Health Alliance of MidAmerica [Kansas City, Missouri]

http://www.allianceweb.org/

 

Healthcare Association of Southern California

http://www.hasc.org

 

Healthcare Council of the National Capital Area [District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia]

http://www.healthcare-council.org

 

Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties [California]

http://www.hasdic.org

 

Hospital Council of East Central Michigan

http://www.hcecm.org/

 

Hospital Council of Northern and Central California

http://www.hospitalcouncil.net

 

Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio [Toledo]

http://www.hcno.org

 

Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania

http://www.hcwp.org

 

Iroquois Healthcare Alliance [Upstate New York]

http://www.iroquois.org

 

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council [Illinois]

http://www.mchc.org

 

Metropolitan Hospital Council of New Orleans [Louisiana]

http://www.lhaonline.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=540

 

Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council [New York]

http://www.nshc.org

 

North Central Council of MHA [Michigan]

Phone: (231) 439-9812

 

Northern Metropolitan Hospital Association [Hudson Valley Area, New York]

http://www.normet.org

 

Rochester Regional Healthcare Association [New York]

http://rochesterregionalhealthcare.org/

 

South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association

http://www.sfhha.com

 

Western New York Healthcare Association

http://www.wnyha.com

 

ORGANIZATIONS - A - B

 

AACA International – the Association of Credit and Collection Professionals – Health Care Market Collections [billing]http://www.acainternational.org/healthcaremarket.aspx

 

 

http:www.aabb.org

 

AARP [formerly American Association of Retired Persons] 

http://www.aarp.org

 

 

AcademyHealth [health policy, health services research]

http://www.academyhealth.org

 

Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) [home care, durable medical equipment, specialty pharmacy, third party payors, convenient care]

http://www.achc.org

 

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

http://www.accme.org

 

Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education {ACGME)

http://www.acgme.org

 

Acute Long Term Hospital Association (ALTHA) [ceased operation 2013]

http://www.altha.org

 

Advanced medical Technology Association [AdvaMed) [formerly Health Industry Manufacturers Association (HIMA)]

http://www.advamed.org

 

Advancing Excellence in Americas Nursing Homes (AEANH) [quality]

http://nhqualitycampaign.org

 

AHRA: Association for Medical Imaging Management [radiology]

http://www.ahraonline.org

 

Alliance for Advancing Nonprofit Health Care (AANHC)

http://www.nonprofithealthcare.org

 

Alliance for Integrity and Reform of 340B (AIR 340B) [outpatient prescription drugs, uninsured access]

http://340breform.org/ 

 

Alliance of Claims Assistance Professionals (ACAP) [consumer assistance, medical bills, health insurance]

http://www.claims.org  

 

Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) [health insurance]

http://www.achp.org

 

Alliance of Independent Academic Medical Centers (AIAMC)

http://aiamc.org

 

All-Payer Claims Database Council (APCD Council) [health data]

http://www.apcdcouncil.org/

 

Ambulatory Surgery Center Association (ASCA) [surgicenters]

http://www.ascassociation.org

 

AMDA [formerly American Medical Directors Association] [long term care]

http://www.amda.com

 

America’s Blood Centers (ABC)

http://www.americasblood.org

 

America’s Essential Hospitals (AEH) [formerly National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems (NAPH)] [safety net hospitals, government hospitals]

http://www.essentialhospitals.org

 

American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA)

http://www.aameda.org

 

American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR)

http://ww.aapmr.org

 

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

http://www.aapc.com

 

American Academy on Communication in Healthcare (AAHCP) [patient relations, patient education]

http://www.aachonline.org

 

American Alliance of Healthcare Providers (AAHCP) [consumers, quality]

http://www.choicehospitals.com/

 

American Ambulance Association (AAA) [emergency services]

http://www.the-aaa.org

 

American Association for the Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF)

http://www.aaaasf.org

 

American Association for Homecare (AAHomecare)

http://www.aahomecare.org

 

American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) [formerly American College of Physician Executives (ACPE)] 

http://www.physicianleaders.org/

 

American Association of Accountable Care Organizations (AAACO)

http://www.aaaco.org

 

American Association of Birth Centers (AABC)

http://www.birthcenters.org

 

American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)

http://www.aacn.nche.edu

 

American Association of Eye and Ear Centers of Excellence (AAEECE) [formerly American Association of Eye and Ear Hospitals (AAEEH)]

http://www.aaeece.org/

 

American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM) [patient accounts, billing, admission, registration]

http://www.aaham.org

 

American Association of Hospital Dentists (AAHD) / Special Care Dentistry Association (SCDA)

http://www.scdaonline.org

 

American Association of Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems (AAIHDS)

http://www.aaihds.org

 

American Association of International Healthcare Recruitment (AAIHR) [foreign workers, human resources, immigration, visas]

http://www.aaihr.org

 

American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA)

http://www.aama-ntl.org

 

American Association of Medical Billers (AAMB) [insurance claims processing]

http://www.billers.com/aamb

 

American Association of Nurse Attorneys (TAANA)

http://taana.org

 

American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC)

http://www.aapcc.org

 

American Association of Preferred Provider Organizations (AAPPO) [health insurance]

http://www.aappo.org

 

American Association of Professionals in Patient Safety (AAPPS)

http://www.npsf.org/membership-programs/american-society-of-professionals-in-patient-safety-2/

 

American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB) [transplants]

http://www.aatb.org

 

American Bar Association – Health Law Section (ABA)

http://www.abanet.org/health/home.html

 

American Benefits Council (ABC) [employee benefits, health insurance]

http://www.americanbenefitscouncil.com

 

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) [physician board certification]

http://www.abms.org

 

American Clinical Laboratory Association (ACLA)

http://www.acla.com/

 

American College of Contingency Planners (ACCP) [disaster, emergency planning]

http://aameda.org/p/cm/ld/fid=10

 

American College Health Association (ACHA)

http://www.acha.org

 

American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA) [long term care]

http://www.achca.org

 

Americana College of Healthcare Architects (ACHA)[certification]

http://www.healtharchitects.org

 

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

http://www.ache.org

 

American College of Healthcare Information Administrators (ACHIA)

http://aameda.org/p/cm/ld/fid=12

 

American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) [law]

http://www.aclm.org

 

American College of Medical Practice Executives (ACMPE) [certification, physician practice management, medical group management]

http://www.mgma.com/about/default.aspx?id=242

 

American College of Medical Quality (ACMQ)

http://www.acmq.org

 

American College of Oncology Administrators (AAOA)

http://aameda.org/p/cm/ld/fid=14

 

American College of Surgeons / Commission on Cancer (ACS / CoC) [accreditation, standards]

http://www.facs.org/cancer/

 

American Correctional Health Services Association (ACHSA) [prisons, jails]

http://www.achsa.org

 

American Health Care Association (AHCA) [nursing homes, long term care, assisted living]

http://www.ahca.org

 

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) [medical records, coding]

http://www.ahima.org

 

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) [ health plans]

http://www.ahip.org

 

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

http://www.healthlawyers.org

 

American Health Planning Association (AHPA) [certificate of need]

http://www.ahpanet.org

 

American Health Quality Association (AHQA) [quality improvement organizations (QIO), peer review organizations (PRO)]

http://www.ahqa.org

 

American Heart Association (AHA)

http://www.heart.org

 

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) [medical technology]

http://aimbe.org/

 

American Institute of Architects / Academy of Architecture for Health (AIA / AAH)

http://www.aia.org/aah_default

 

American Medical Association (AMA) [physicians]

http://www.ama-assn.org

 

American Medical Billing Association (AMBA) [certification, insurance claims processing]

http://www.ambanet.net/AMBA.htm

 

American Medical Group Association (AMGA) [physician groups]

http://www.amga.org

 

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

http://www.amia.org

 

American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association (AMRPA)

http://www.amrpa.org

 

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

http://www.ansi.org

 

American Nurses Association (ANA)

http://www.ana.org

 

American Osteopathic Association (AOS) [physicians]

http://www.osteopathic.org

 

American Public Health Association (APHA)

http://www.apha.org

 

American School Health Association (ASHA)

http://www.ashaweb.org

 

American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) [retirement housing]

http://www.seniorshousing.org

 

American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ASHI) [laboratories, certification, accreditation, transplants]

http://www.ashi-hla.org

 

American Society for Quality – Health Care Division (ASQ)

http://www.asq.org/healthcare

 

American Society of Health Economists (ASHE)

http://ashecon.org/

 

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP)

http://www.ashp.org

 

American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE)

http://www.ashpe.org

 

American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics (ASLME)

http://www.aslme.org

 

American Society of Safety Engineers – Healthcare Practice Speciality (ASSE)

http://www.asse.org/practicespecialties/healthcare/

 

American Telemedicine Association (ATA)

http://www.americantelemed.org/

 

APCD Council (All-Payer Claims Database) [health data, price transparency, health insurers]

http://www.apcdcouncil.org/

 

AQA [formerly Ambulatory Care Quality Alliance (ACQA)] [quality indicators]

http://www.aqaalliance.org 

 

Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA)

www.alfa.org

 

Association for Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP) [clinical trials]

http://www.aahrpp.org

 

Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare (AABH)

http://www.aabh.org

 

Association Behavioral Health and Wellness (ABHW)

http://www.abhw.org

 

Association for Benchmarking Healthcare (ABHC)

http://www.abhc.org

 

Association for Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) [uninsured, access, poor] 

http://www.clinicians.org

 

Association for Community Affiliated Health Plans (ACAHP) [safety net health plans, poor]

http://www.ahcahp.org

 

Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security

http://www.cio-chime.org/aehis/

 

Association for Healthcare Foodservice

http://www.healthcarefoodservice.org/

 

Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) [fund raising, foundations]

http://www.ahp.org

 

Association for Hispanic Healthcare Executives (AHHE)

http://www.ahhe.org 

 

Association for Hospital Medical Eduation (AHME)

http://www.ahme.org

 

Association for Patient Experience (AfPE) [patient satisfaction]

http://www.patient-experience.org/

 

Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)

http://www.apic.org

 

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) [equipment]

http://www.aami.org 

 

Association of Academic Health Centers (AAHC)

http://www.ahcnet.org

 

Association of Air Medical Services (AAMS) [patient transportation]

http://www.aams.org

 

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

http://www.aamc.org

 

Association of Anesthesia Clinical Directors (AACD) [surgery]

http://www.aacdhq.org/

 

Association of Cancer Executives (ACE)

http://www.cancerexecutives.org

 

Association of Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialists (ACDIS) [medical records, transcription, coding)

http://www.hcpro.com/acdis/

 

Association of Clinical Research Organization (ACRO)

http://www.acrohealth.org

 

Association of Community Cancer Centers (ACCC)

http://www.accc-cancer.org

 

Association of Freestanding Radiation Oncology Centers (AFROC) [cancer therapy, radiology]

http://www.afroc.org

 

Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ) [media, news]

http://www.healthjournalism.org

 

Association of Health Facility Survey Agencies (AHRSA [state licensure/regulatory agencies]

http://www.ahfsa.org

 

Association of Health Information Outsourcing Services (AHIOS) [medical records, contract services, transcription, coding]

http://www.ahios.org

 

Association of Healthcare Internal Auditors (AHA [financial management]

http://www.ahia.org

 

Association of Healthcare Value Analysis Professionals (AHVAP) [materials management, purchasing, equipment, supplies]

http://www.ahvap.org

 

Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) [state program directors]

http://www.amchp.org

 

Association of Medical Device Reprocessors (AMDR) [equipment and supplies, third party reprocessors]

http://www.amdr.org

 

Association of Medical Directors of Information Systems (AMDIS)

http://www.amdis.org

 

Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals  (ANFP) [formerly Dietary Managers Association]

http://www.anfponline.org/

 

Association of Organ Procurement Organizations (AOPO) [transplants]

http://www.aopo.org

 

Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)

http://www.professionalchaplains.org

 

Association of Program Directors in Vascular Surgery (APDVS) [cardiovascular)

https://www.vascularweb.org/APDVS/

 

Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)

http://www.aphl.org

 

Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions (ASAHP) [education, career training]

http://www.asahp.org

 

Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR)

http://www.aspr.org

 

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)

http://www.astho.org

 

Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) [education]

http://www.aupha.org

 

Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association (AHHA)

http://ahha.asn.au/

 

Beryl Institute [absorbed Society for Healthcare Consumer Advocacy (SHCA)] [patient advocacy, patient experience, patient centered]

http://www.theberylinstitute.org/

 

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO)

http://www.bio.org

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) [health insurance]

http://www.bcbs.com/

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS C-G

 

 Canadian College of Health Leaders (CCHL)

www.cchl-ccls.ca/

 

Canadian Healthcare Association (CHA)

http://www.cha.ca

 

CAQH - Coalition for Affordable Quality Healthcare

http://www.caqh.org

 

Care Continuum Alliance (CCA) [chronic disease, accountable care, population health]

http://www.carecontinuumalliance.org/

 

CARF International (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)

http://www.carf.org

 

Case Management Society of America (CMSA)[discharge planning, coordinated care]

http://www.cmsa.org

 

Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHAUSA)

http://www.chausa.org

 

Center for Health Design (CHD) [architecture, interior design]

http://www.healthdesign.org/

 

Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL)

http://www.theceal.org

 

Center for Telehealth and e-Health Law (CTEL) [telemedicine]

http://www.ctel.org

 

Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT)

http://www.cchit.org

 

CGFNS International [formerly Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools]

http://www.cgfns.org

 

Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) [formerly National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI)]

http://www.childrenshospitals.net/

 

Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA)

http://www.clma.org

 

Coalition for Health Communication (CHC)

http://www.healthcommunication.net

 

Coalition for Health Environments Research (CHER)

http://www.cheresearch.org

 

COLA [formerly Commission on Office Laboratory Accreditation]

http://www.cola.org

 

College of American Pathologists (CAP) [laboratories, accreditation]

http://www.cap.org

 

College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME)

http://www.cio-chime.org

 

Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) [emergency services]

http://www.caas.org

 

Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME)

http://www.cahme.org/

 

Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) [ambulance, air transport, emergency transport]

http://www.camts.org

 

Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP)

http://www.chapinc.org

 

Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) [non-emergency medical transportation, patient transport]

http://www.ctaa.org

 

Consumer Driven Health Care Insitute (CDHCI) [health insurance]

http://www.cdhci.org/

 

Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) [over the counter drugs, supplements]

http://www.chpa.org

 

Consumer Purchaser Alliance (CP Alliance) [formerly Consumer Purchaser Disclosure Project] [health insurance, employers, labor, performance, quality]

http://www.healthcaredisclosure.org

 

Consumers Advancing Patient Safety (CAPS)

http://www.consumersadvancingpatientsafety.org/caps/

 

Convenient Care Association (CCA) [retail clinics, walk-in clinics, immediate care]

http://www.ccaclinics.org

 

Council for Affordable Health Insurance (CAHI)

http://www.cahi.org

 

Council of Accountable Physician Practices (CAPP)

http://www.amga-capp.org

 

Council for Certification in Volunteer Administration (CCVA)

http://www.cvacert.org

 

Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems (COTH) [academic medical centers]

https://www.aamc.org/members/coth/

 

Council of Women’s and Infants Specialty Hospitals (CWISH)

http://www.cwish.org

 

Council of Physician and Nurse Supply (CPNS) [workforce]

http://www.physiciannursesupply.com

 

Dental Group Practice Association (DGPA)

http://thedgpa.org/

 

Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM) [information systems, standards]

http://medical.nema.org/

 

Directors of Health Promotion and Education (DHPE)

www.dhpe.org/

 

DNV Healthcare - National Integrated Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (NIAHO) [ISO accreditation]

http://www.dnvaccreditation.com

 

ECRI Institute [technology assessment, risk management, safety, quality, equipment, supplies]

http://www.ecri.org

 

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) [physicians]

http://www.ecfmg.org

 

eHealth Initiative (eHI) [data exchange, information technology]

http://www.ehidc.org/

 

EHMA – European Healthcare Management Association [international]

http://www.ehma.org

 

EHR Safety Institute (EHRSI) [electronic health records]

http://www.ehrsafety.com

 

Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC)

http://www.ehnac.org

 

Emergency Department Benchmarking Alliance (EDBA)

http://www.edbenchmarking.org

 

Emergency Department Practice Management Association (EDPMA)

http://www.edpma.org/

 

Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) [health insurance]

http://www.ebri.org

 

Empowered Patient Coalition (EPC) [consumer advocacy, patient education]

http://empoweredpatientcoalition.org/

 

European Nurse Directors Association (ENDA) [international]

http://www.enda-europe.com/

 

Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) [transplants]

http://www.restoresight.org

 

Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) [design, construction standards]

http://www.fgiguidelines.org

 

Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) [home care]

http://www.caregiver.org

 

Federation of American Hospitals (FAH) [investor-owned or managed, for-profit hospitals, systems]

http://www.fah.org

 

Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States (FSMB) [physician licensure]

http://www.fsmb.org

 

Forum for Healthcare Strategists [Healthcare Strategy Institute (HIS)]

http://www.healthcarestrategy.com/forum/default.asp

 

Global Alliance for Arts and Health [formerly Society for the Arts in Healthcare (SAH)]

http://www.thesah.org

 

Governance Institute

http://www.governanceinstitute.com

 

Grantmakers in Health (GIH) [philanthropy, foundations]

http://www.gih.org

 

GS1 Healthcare US [supply chain, standards, materials management, bar code, e-commerce]

http://gs1us.org/healthcare

 

 

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS-H

 

Health Care Administrators Association (HCAA) [third party administrators, health insurance]

 

 

Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)

http://www.hcca-info.org

 

Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI)

http://www.healthcostinstitute.org

 

Health Care Education Association (HCEA) [patient education, training, development]

http://www.hcea-info.org

 

Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute (HCI3) [quality, efficiency]

http://www.hci3.org/

 

Health Care Institute - International Facility Management Association (HCI IFMA)

http://hci.ifma.org/

 

Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) [environment, ecology, medical waste]

http://www.noharm.org/ 

   

Healthcare Businesswomen's Association (HBA) [women]

http://www.hbanet.org

 

Health Coalition of Liability and Access  (HCLA) [malpractice]

http://www.protectpatientsnow.org/

 

Health Data Consortium (HDC)

http://www.healthdataconsortium.org/ 

 

Health Ethics Trust (HET)

http://www.healthethicstrust.com/

 

Health Industry Business Communications Council (HIBCC) [standards]

http://www.hibcc.org

 

Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA) [equipment, supplies]

http://www.hida.org

 

Health Industry Representatives Association (HIRA) [sales representatives, equipment, supplies]

http://www.hira.org

 

Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) [information security standards]

http://www.hitrustalliance.org

 

Health Level Seven (HL7) International  [information exchange standards]

http://www.hl7.org

 

Health Technology Assessment International (HTAi)

http://www.htai.org

 

Healthcare Accreditation Colloquium [heart failure centers accreditation]

http://colloquiumhealth.com/

 

Healthcare Billing and Management Association (HBMA)

http://www.hbma.org

 

HealthCare Chaplaincy

http://www.healthcarechaplaincy.org

 

Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association (HCEA)

http://www.hcea.org

 

Healthcare Distribution Management Association (HDMA) [pharmaceuticals, drugs]

http://www.healthcaredistribution.org

 

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) [osteopathic]

http://www.hfap.org/

 

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)

http://www.hfma.org

 

Healthcare Hospitality Network (HHN) [formerly National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses (NAHHH)]

http://www.hhnetwork.org/

 

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

http://www.himss.org

 

Healthcare Information Technology Standards Panel (HITSP)

http://www.hitsp.org/

 

Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) [housekeeping, environmental services]

http://www.hlacnet.org

 

Healthcare Leadership Alliance (HLA) [professional competencies]

http://www.healthcareleadershipalliance.org

 

Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC)

http://www.hlc.org

 

Healthcare Manufacturers Marketing Council (HMMC)

http://www.hmmc.com

 

Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA) [capital finance, investment]

http://www.hcpea.org

 

Healthcare Roundtable [executives]

http://www.healthcareroundtable.com/

 

Healthcare Services Platform Consortium (HSPC) [information technology]

http://healthcaresoa.org/

 

Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) [formerly Health Industry Group Purchasing Association (HIGPA)]

http://www.supplychainassociation.org

 

Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) [green environment, sustainability]

http://healthierhospitals.org/

 

HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association (EHR Association) [information systems, technology]

http://www.himssehra.org

 

HOPE – European Hospital and Healthcare Federation [international]

http://www.hope.be

 

HOSA – Future Health Professionals [formerly Health Occupations Students of America] [careers]

http://www.hosa.org

 

Hospice Association of America (HAA)

http://www.nahc.org/haa/ 

 

Hospital Engagement Network (HEN) [Health Research & Education Trust (HRET), patient safety, quality improvement]

http://www.hret-hen.org/

 

Hospital Fire Marshals Association (HFMA) [safety]

http://hfma-safety.org/

 

HSA Coalition (health savings accounts, consumer directed health plans, insurance)

http://www.hsacoalition.org   

 

ORGANIZATIONS - I-M

 

IHE USA - Integrating the Healthcare Enterprise [information systems, standards, interoperability]

http://www.iheusa.org/

Informed Patient Institute (IPI)

http://www.informedpatientinstitute.org 

 

Innovation Learning Network (ILN)

http://members.innovationlearningnetwork.org/

 

Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) [quality]

http://www.icsi.org

 

Institute for Healthcare Optimization (IHO) [operations improvement, efficiency]

http://www.ihoptimize.org

 

Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHC) [employee benefits, health insurance]

http://www.theihcc.com/

 

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) [quality, patient safety, efficiency]

http://www.ihi.org

 

Institute for Patient- and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC)

http://www.ipfcc.org

 

Institute for Safety in Office-Based Surgery (ISOBS) [ambulatory surgery]

http://isobsurgery.org/

 

Institute of Healthcare Executives and  Suppliers (IHES) [supply chain]

http://www.ihesllc.com/

 

Insurance Information Institute (III)

http://www.iii.org

 

Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI) [employee benefits, health insurance]

http://www.ibiweb.org

 

International Alliance of Patients Organizations (IAPO)

http://www.patientsorganizations.org

 

International Association for Healthcare Security and Safety (IAHHS)

http://www.iahss.org

 

International Association for Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM) [laundry, housekeeping]

http://www.iahtm.com

 

International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers (IAMAT)

http://www.iamat.org

 

International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) [absorbed American Society for Healthcare Central Service Professionals of AHA] [sterile processing]

http://www.iahcsmm.org

 

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

http://www.privacyassociation.org

 

International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA)[environmental services]

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/content.cfm/healthcare

 

International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) [information systems, technology]

http://www.imia.org

 

International Medical Interpreters Association (IMIA) [language services]

http://www.imiaweb.org

 

International Network for the History of Hospitals (INHH)

http://inhh1.wordpress.com/

 

International Patient Decision Aid Standards Collaboration (IPDAS) [patient education]

http://ipdas.ohri.ca/

 

Intersocietal  Accreditation Commission (ICA) [echolcardiology, vascular laboratories, nuclear medicine, sonography, radiology, cardiology]

http://intersocietal.org

 

IPA Association of America (TIPAAA) [physicians]

http://www.tipaaa.com

 

Joint Commission [TJC] [formerly Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)]

http://www.jointcommission.org

 

Joint Commission Center for Transforming Health Care

http://www.centerfortransforminghealthcare.org/

 

LeadingAge [formerly American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA)} [nursing homes, long term care]

http://www.leadingage.org

 

Leapfrog Group [patient safety, quality]

http://www.leapfrogroup.org

 

Managed Care Executive Group (MCEG)

http://www.mceg.net/

 

Medicaid Health Plans of America (MHPA) [insurance]

http://www.mhpa.org

 

Medical Association of Billers [certification, coding]

http://physicianswebsites.com/

 

Medical Billing Advocates of America (MBAA) [patient advocacy]

http://www.billadvocates.com

 

Medical Device Manufacturers Association (MDMA)

http://www.medicaldevices.org

 

Medical Fitness Association (MFA)

http://www.medicalfitness.org

 

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) [physician practices]

http://www.mgma.com

 

Medical Identity Fraud Alliance (MIFA) [privacy, security]

http://medidfraud.org/

 

Medical Library Association (MLA) 

http://www.mlanet.org/

 

Medical Tourism Association (MTA) [medical travel] 

www.medicaltourismassociation.com/ 

 

Medical Travel Quality Alliance (MTQUA) [medical tourism, certification] 

http://www.mtqua.org  

 

Medicare Rights Center (MRC)

http://www.medicarerights.org

 

mHealth Alliance [mobile health, wireless]

http://www.mhealthalliance.org/

 

MIB Group (Medical Information Bureau)[consumer credit ratings, patient information, insurance reporting, fraud]

http://www.mib.co

 

 

ORGANIZATIONS- N-P

 

National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) [adult day care]
http://www.nadsa.org

 

National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) [family caregivers, home care]
http://www.caregiving.org

 

 

National Alliance of State Health Co-Ops (NASHCO) [non-profit state health insurance cooperatives]

 

National Association for Health Care Recruitment (NAHCR) [human resources]

http://www.nahcr.com

National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ)

http://www.nahq.org

National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC)

http://www.nahc.org

National Association for Medical Direction of Respiratory Care (NAMDRC)

http://www.namdrc.org

National Association Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) [credentialing]

http://www.namss.org

 

National Association of ACOs (NAACOS) [accountable care organizations]

http://www.naacos.com/

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) [alcohol, drug, substance abuse rehabilitation]

http://www.naatp.org

National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) [retail community pharmacy services]

http://www.nacds.org

National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD)

http://www.chronicdisease.org

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) [poor, medically underserved]

http://www.nachc.com

National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) [governance]

http://www.nacdonline.org

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)

http://www.naccho.org

National Association of Dental Plans (NADP) [dental insurance]

http://www.nadp.org

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care (NADONA / LTC)

http://www.nadona.org

National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) [poor, medically underserved]

http://www.nafcclinics.org/

National Association of Health and Educational Facilities Finance Authorities (NAHEFFA) [capital financing, construction, tax-exempt financing, public finance, municipal bonds]

http://www.naheffa.com

National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO)

http://www.nahdo.org

National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)

http://www.nahse.org

National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) [health insurance]

http://www.nahu.org

National Association of Health Unit Coordinators (NAHUC)

http://www.nahuc.org

National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM) [patient admission, registration, guest relations]

http://www.naham.org

National Association of Healthcare Transport Management (NAHTM) [hospital patient transport]

http://www.nahtm.org

National Association of Independent Review Organizations (NAIRO) [medical review]

http://www.nairo.org

National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

http://www.naic.org

National Association of Local Boards of Health (NALBOH)

http://www.nalboh.org

National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO) [physicians, temporary staffing]

http://www.nalto.org

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards [licensure, certification]

http://www.nabweb.org

National Association of Long Term Care Hospitals (NALTH)

http://www.nalth.org

National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD)

http://medicaiddirectors.org/

National Association of Physician Recruiters (NAPR)

http://www.napr.org

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM)

http://www.caremanager.org

National Association of Psychiatric Health Systems (NAPHS)

http://www.naphs.org

National Association of Rural Health Clinics (NARHC)

http://www.narhc.org

National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) [aging, relocation]

http://www.nasmm.org

National Association of Specialty Health Organizations (NASHO)

http://www.nasho.org

National Association of State Comprehensive Health Insurance Plans (NASCHIP)

http://naschip.org/

 

National Association of State EMS Directors (NASEMSD) [emergency medical services]

http://www.nasemsd.org

National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD)

http://www.nasmhpd.org

National Association of Travel Healthcare Organizations (NATHO) [temporary staffing agencies, nurses]

http://natho.org/ 

National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) [value-based purchasing, employers, health insurance]

http://www.nbch.org

National Business Group on Health (NBGH) [employers, health insurance, health promotion]

http://www.businessgrouphealth.org

National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL)

http://www.ncal.org

National Center for Healthcare Leadership (NCHL)

http://www.nchl.org

National Center for Nonprofit Boards (NCNB)

http://www.ncnb.org

National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC)

http://www.nchc.org/

National Commission on Correctional Health Care (NCCHC) [jails, prisons, accreditation, certification]

http://ncchc.org

National Commission for Quality Assurance (NCQA) [health plans, accreditation, HEDIS]

http://www.ncqa.org

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)

http://www.nccn.org

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) – Health

http://www.ncsl.org/research/health.aspx

National Consortium for Health Science Education (NCHSE)

http://www.healthscienceconsortium.org/

National Consortium of Breast Centers (NCBC)

http://www.breastcare.org

National Coordinating Council for Medicate Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP) [patient safety]

http://www.nccmerp.org

National Council for Behavioral Health (NCBH)

http://www.thenationalcouncil.org/

National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) [electronic data exchange standards]

http://www.ncpdp.org

National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) [nurse licensure]

http://www.ncsbn.org

National Council on Patient Information and Education (NCPIE) [pharmaceutical drug use safety]

http://www.talkaboutrx.org

National CPA Health Care Advisors Association (HCAA) [accounting, consulting]

http://www.hcaa.com

National Electronic Billers Alliance (NEBA)

http://www.nebazone.com

National Electronic Payments Association – Healthcare (formerly National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA) [finance, reimbursement] 

https://healthcare.nacha.org/  

National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA) [emergency medical services]

http://www.nemsma.org

National Fire Protection Association – Health Care Section (NFPA) [facilities safety]

http://www.nfpa.org

National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives (NFLHE)

http://www.nflhe.org

National Governors Association (NGA) [state]

http://www.nga.org

National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA)

http://www.nhcaa.org

National Health Care for the Homeless Council (NHCHC) [poor]

http://www.nhchc.org

National Health Council (NHC)

http://www.nationalhealthcouncil.org

National Health Leadership Council (NCLC)

http://www/nbch.org

National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) [drug therapy]

http://www.nhianet.org

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

http://www.nhpco.org

National Institute for the Certification of Healthcare Sterile Processing and Distribution Personnel (NICHSPDP) [central service]

http://www.sterileprocessing.org

National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC)

http://www.ncoa.org/national-institute-of-senior-centers/

National League for Nursing (NLN)

http://www.nln.org

National Medical Association (NMA)

http://www.nma.org

National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs  (NNHVIP)

http://nnhvip.org/

National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH)

http://www.nosorh.org/

National PACE Association (NPA) [Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly, home care, adult day care, geriatric services]

http://www.npaonline.org

National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF)

http://www.npaf.org

National Perinatal Information Center (NPIC) [maternal, infants, obstetrics, women’s hospitals]

http://www.npic.org

National Priorities Partnership (NPP) [quality]

http://www.qualityforum.org/npp/

National Quality Forum (NQF)

http://www.qualityforum.org

National Rehabilitation Association / National Association for Rehabilitation Leadership (NARL)

http://prosites-nraa.homestead.com/

National Residency Match Program (NRMP) [physicians, graduate medical education]

http://www.nrmp.org

National Rural Health Association (NRHA)

http://www.ruralhealthweb.org

National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants (NSCHBC)

http://www.nschbc.org

National Spine Network

http://www.nationalspinenetwork.org

National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTCC) [continuum of care, coordinated care]

http://www.ntocc.org/

National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC) [insurance claim standards]

http://www.nucc.org

Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) [regional health improvement collaboratives, value-based payment, quality, health reform]

http://www.nrhi.org/

North American Association for Ambulatory  Care (NAFAC) [urgent care centers]

http://www.urgentcare.org

North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR)

http://www.naaccr.org

Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) [patient waiting list]

http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/

Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute (PHI) [allied health, caregivers, eldercare]

http://www.paraprofessional.org

Partnership for Patient Safety (P4PS)

http://www.p4ps.org

Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD)

http://www.fightchronicdisease.org

Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) [medical homes]

http://www.pcpcc.net

Patient Safety Institute (PSI)

http://www.ptsafety.org

Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) [genomics]

http://www.personalizedmedicinecoalition.org

Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) [pharmacy benefit managers]

http://www.pcmanet.org

Pharmaceutical Research and Manufactuers Association (PhRMA)

http://www.phrma.org

Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI)

http://www.pbmi.com

Physician Hospitals of America (PHA)

http://www.physicianhospitals.org

Physician Insurers Association of America (PIAA) [malpractice liability]

http://www.piaa.us

Practice Greenhealth [environment, medical waste, sustainability, facilities management, construction]

http://www.practicegreenhealth.org

Professional Association of Health Care Office Management (PAHCOM) [practice management]

http://www.pahcom.com

Public Relations Society of America / Health Academy

http://www.healthacademy.prsa.org

 

ORGANIZATIONS Q-Z

 

 

 

Radiology Business Management Association (RBMA)

http://www.rbma.org

 

Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) [compliance, government relations, government affairs]

http://www.raps.org

 

Research!America [health research and development]

http://www.researchamerica.org

 

Safety Net Hospitals for Pharmaceutical Access (SNHPA) [340B program]

http://www.snhpa.org/

 

School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) [school-based health centers]

http://www.sbh4all.org/

 

Scottsdale Institute [information technology, clinical integration]

http://www.scottsdaleinstitute.org

 

Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) [employers, workers compensation, third party administrators, underwriters]

http://www.siia.org

 

Smart Card Alliance – Health and Human Services Council [information technology, medical records, patient ID cards]

http://www.smartcardalliance.org/pages/activities-councils-health-and-human-services

 

SNP Alliance – National Health Policy Group [Medicare Advantage special needs plans, disabled, frail)

http://www.nhpg.org/about-us/snp-alliance.aspx

 

Society for Health Systems – Institute of Industry Engineers (SHS IIE)

http://www.iienet2.org/SHS/

 

Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) [infection control]

http://www.shea-online.org

 

Society for Radiation Oncology Administrators (SROA) [cancer]

http://www.sroa.org

 

Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care (SSWLHC) [discharge planning, care transition]

http://www.sswlhc.org

 

Society of Actuaries – Health Section (SOA) [insurance, financial risk]

http://www.soa.org/health/

 

Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPCP) [chest pain centers, accreditation, heart care]

http://www.scpcp.org

 

Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) [hospitalists, physicians]

http://www.hospitalmedicine.org

 

Society of Interventional Pain Management Surgery Centers (SIPMS)

http://www.asipp.org/sipms.html

 

Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) [quality, patient safety]

http://www.improvediagnosis.org

 

Sorry Works! Coalition [disclosure, errors, liability]

http://www.sorryworks.net

 

Stand for Quality

http://www.standforquality.org

 

Tissue Banks International (TBI) [eye banks, transplants]

http://www.tbionline.org

 

Trauma Center Association of America (TCAA) [formerly National Foundation for Trauma Care (NFTC)] [emergency services]

http://www.traumafoundation.org/

 

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) [construction, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), sustainability]

http://www.usgbc.org

 

United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) [transplants]

http://www.unos.org

 

Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN) [universal health care, health insurance, access]

http://www.uhcan.org 

 

URAC [Accreditation, health plans, accountable care, case management, pharmacy quality]

http://www.urac.org

 

Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA)

http://www.ucaoa.org

 

Visiting Nurse Association of America (VNAA) [home care]

http://www.vnaa.org

 

Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA) [worksite health promotion]

http://www.welcoa.org

 

Women Business Leaders – Women Leading Healthcare (WBL)

http://www.wbl.org/ 

 

FOUNDATIONS/THINK TANKS/OTHER GROUPS

 

Altarum Institute

http://altarum.org

 

American Hospice Foundation

http://www.americanhospice.org

 

Americans for Better Care Dying (ABCD) [end of life, palliative care]

http://www.abcd-caring.org

 

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF)

http://www.apsf.org

 

Aspen Institute

http://www.aspeninstitute.org

 

Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC)

http://bipartisanpolicy.org

 

Bipartisan Policy Center - CEO Council on Health and Innovation [employers, employee health benefits]

http://bipartisanpolicy.org/projects/ceo-council-health-innovation

 

Blue Ridge Academic Health Group [teaching hospitals]

http://whsc.emory.edu/blueridge/

 

Center for Democracy and Technology – Health Privacy Project

https://www.cdt.org/issue/health-privacy

 

Center for Health and the Economy

http://healthandeconomy.org

 

Center for Healthcare Strategies (CHCS)

http://www.chcs.org

 

Center for Innovation and Technology in Public Health (CITPH)

http://citph.org/

 

Center for Studying Health System Change [merged into Mathematica Policy Research, Dec 2013]

http://www.hschange.com

http://www.mathematica-mpr.com

 

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)

http://www.cbpp.org

 

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) [end of life, pain management]

http://www.capc.org

 

Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA)

http://www.championnursing.org

 

Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO)

http://www.hcfo.net

 

Commonwealth Fund

http://www.commonwealthfund.org

 

Delmarva Foundation

http://www.delmarvafoundation.org

 

Families USA

http://www.familiesusa.org

 

Foundation for Health Coverage Education (FHCE) [health insurance]

http://www.coverageforall.org

 

Galen Institute

http://www.galen.org

 

Hilltop Institute [vulnerable populations, community benefit, long term care]

http://www.hilltopinstitute.org

 

Informed Medical Decisions Foundation (IMDF) [patient participation, consumers, shared decisions]

http://www.informedmedicaldecisions.org/

 

Institute for e-Health Policy

http://www.e-healthpolicy.org

 

Institute for Health Policy Solutions (IHPS)

www.ihps.org/

 

Institute for Healthcare Organizations [operations management]

http://www.ihoptimize.org

 

Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) [patient safety]

http://ismp.org

 

Institute of Medicine (IOM)

http://www.nas.edu/iom

 

International Network for Interfaith Health Program (IHP NET)

http://www.ihpnet.org

 

Josie King Foundation (JKF) [patient safety]

http://www.josieking.org

 

Kaiser Family Foundation

http://www.kff.org

 

Kaiser Health News

http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/

 

Markle Foundation – Health [information systems, security, standards]

http://www.markle.org/health

 

Mathematica Policy Research

http://www.mathematica-mpr.com

 

MedicAlert Foundations

http://www.medicalert.org

 

Medical Outcomes Trust

http://www.outcomes-trust.org

 

National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP)

http://www.nashp.org

 

National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) [Medicare, workers compensation]

http://www.nasi.org

 

National Center for Medical Legal Partnership (NCMLP) [poor]

http://www.medical-legalpartnership.org/

 

National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA)

www.ncpa.org/

 

National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRPM) [radiology, safety]

http://www.ncrponline.org

 

National Health Policy Forum (NHPF)

http://www.nhpf.org

 

National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation (NIHCM Foundation)

http://www.nihcm.org

 

National Institute for Health Care Reform (NIHCR)

http://www.nihcr.org

 

National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) [health disparities]

http://www.nmqf.org/

 

National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF)

http://www.npsf.org

 

National Rural Health Resource Center

http://www.ruralcenter.org

 

NeedyMeds [patient assistance, prescription drug assistance]

http://www.needymeds.org

 

New America Foundation (NAF)

http://www.newamerica.net

 

NXT Health [architecture, interior design innovation]

http://nxthealth.org

 

Panel on the Nonprofit Sector

http://www.nonprofitpanel.org

 

Partnership for Prescription Assistance [poor]

http://www.pparx.org

 

Partnership for Solutions [chronic care]

http://www.partnershipforsolutions.org

 

Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) [consumers, uninsured]

http://www.patientadvocate.org

 

Patient Privacy Rights Foundation (PPRF)

http://www.patientprivacyrights.org

 

Physician Consortium for Quality Improvement (PCQI)

http://www.physicianconsortium.org

 

Physicians Foundation

http://www.physiciansfoundation.org

 

Planetree [patient centered care]

http://www.planetree.org

 

Project Hope / Center for Health Affairs [international]

http://www.projecthope.org  

 

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

http://www.rwjf.org

 

Rural Policy Research Institute (RUPRI)

http://www.rupri.org

 

SCAN Foundation

http://www.thescanfoundation.org

 

Trust for Americas Health (TFAH)

http://www.healthyamericans.org

 

Urban Institute

http://www.urban.org

 

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

http://www.wkkf.org

 

Wye River Group on Healthcare (WRGH)

http://www.wrgh.org

 

 

GOVERNMENT AND INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES 

 

 

 

AHRQ National Resource Center for Health Information Technology

http://healthit.ahrq.gov

 

Administration on Agin (AoA)

http://www.aoa.dhss.gov

 

Agency for Healthcare Research and Policy (AHRQ)

http://www.ahrq.gov

 

American International Health Alliance (AIHA) [hospital partnerships, twinning programs with Central & Eastern Europe]

http://www.aiha.com/en/

 

American Medical Resources Foundation (AMRF) [equipment donation for developing countries, international]

http://www.amrf.com

 

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

http://www.bls.gov

 

Census Bureau

http://www.census.gov

 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

http://www.cdc.gov

 

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

http://www.cms.gov

 

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Conditions of Participation for Hospitals [in US Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, part 482 annually]

http://www.ecfr.gov/cgi-bin/text-idx?SID=918ce7423be5c315948b4d7c9f061f7f&node=42:5.0.1.1.1&rgn=div5

 

Congress

http://www.congress.gov

 

Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

http://www.cbo.gov

 

Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME) [physicians]

http://www.cogme.gov

 

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

http://www.hhs.gov

 

Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

http://www.dhs.gov

 

Department of Housing and Urban Development –Federal Housing Authority (HUD FHA) – Health Facilities Programs

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/federal_housing_administration/healthcare_facilities

 

Department of Justice (DOJ)

http://www.usdoj.gov

 

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

http://www.va.gov

 

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

http://www.epa.gov

 

FedStats [statistics portal]

http://www.fedstats.gov

 

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) – Health Care Fraud Unit

http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/investigate/white_collar/health-care-fraud

 

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) [telecommunications]

http://www.fcc.gov

 

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

http://www.fema.gov

 

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) [antitrust, consumer protection]

http://www.ftc.gov

 

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

http://www.fda.gov

 

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

http://www.gao.gov

 

Government Printing Office (GPO) [Federal Register, Code of Federation Regulations, Congressional Record, U.S Code]

http://www.gpoaccess.gov

 

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

http://www.hrsa.gov

 

Hill-Burton Free or Reduced Cost Health Care Program

http://www.hrsa.gov/gethealthcare/affordable/hillburton/

 

Hospital Compare [Medicare, quality]

www.medicare.gov/hospitalcompare

 

Indian Health Service (HIS)

http://www.ihs.gov

 

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

http://www.irs.gov

 

International Hospital Federation (IHF)

http://www.ihf-fih.org

 

Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) [children’s health insurance program]

http://www.macpac.gov

 

Medicare [consumer web site]

http://www.medicare.gov

 

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC)

http://www.medpac.gov

 

MEDLINE Plus Health Information [patient education]

http://www.medlineplus.gov

 

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

http://www.nccam.nih.gov

 

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs

 

National Guideline Clearinghouse [evidence-based clinical practical guidelines]

http://www.guidelines.gov

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – Emergency Medical Services (NHTSA EMS)

http://www.ems.gov/

 

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – Health IT Industry

http://healthcare.nist.gov/

 

National Institutes of Health

http://www.nih.gov

 

National Library of Medicine

http://www.nlm.nih.gov

 

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse (NQMC)

http://www.qualitymeasures.ahrq.gov/

 

Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)

http://www.nrc.gov

 

Nursing Home Compare [Medicare, quality]

http://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/  

 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

https://www.osha.gov/dsg/hospitals/

 

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

http://whitehouse.gov/omb

 

Office of the Inspector General, Department of Health and Human Services (OIG HHS)

http://oig.hhs.gov

 

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)

http://www.healthit.gov/

 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

http//www.oecd.org

 

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

http://www.paho.org

 

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) [evidence based, clinical effectiveness]

http://www.pcori.org

 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

http://www.samhsa.gov

 

THOMAS Legislative Information

http://thomas.loc.gov/home/thomas.php

 

OTHER RESOURCES

 

 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) – Magnet Nursing Services Recognition Program

http://www.nursecredentialing.org/magnet

 

American Self-Help Group Clearinghouse

http://www.mentalhelp.net/selfhelp/

 

CenterWatch [clinical trials]

http://www.centerwatch.com

 

Clinical Trials [research]

http://www.clinicaltrials.gov

 

Cochrane Collalboration [evidence based medicine, quality]

http://www.cochrane.org

 

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

http://www.caahep.org/

 

Dartmouth Atlas Health Care Project

http://www.darmouthatlas.org

 

Flex Monitoring Program [rural hospitals, critical access hospitals

http://www.flexmonitoring.org

 

REMEDY (Recovered Medical Equipment for the Developing World) [international, donations]

http://www.remedyinc.org

 

Rural Assistance Center (RAC)

http://www.raconline.org

 

State Health Access State Data Center (SHADAC) [health insurance, uninsured, coverage]

http://www.shadac.org

 

State Health Facts

http://www.statehealthfacts.org

 

Urgent Matters [emergency medical services, patient flow]

http://www.urgentmatters.org 

 

 

AABB [formerly American Association of Blood Banks]

 

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