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Organzations that Provide Helpful Resources
These professional organizations are among those that provide useful resources, as well as membership information if applicable, in the areas of health care managment, planning and administration.
Links to Organizations
These are some of the groups and associations that may be of interest to those involved in health care administration, management and planning.
Oregon Primary Care Association
OPCA has provided technical assistance and training for members to help them provide the highest quality care for their patients.
Northwest Regional Primary Care Association
A member organization that strengthens community and migrant health centers in the Northwest by leveraging regional power and resources on their behalf.
American Public Health Association (APHA)
The APHA is a large, diverse organization of public health professionals. Review their comprehensive site for publications, advocacy and policy initiatives, programs and numerous resources.
American Hospital Association (AHA)
The AHA is the national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, their patients and communities. See current issues, research and trends, news and their "Resource Center" for varied information.
American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)
ACHE is an international professional society of healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other organizations. Review information on certification, local chapters, educational opportunities, research, books and journals.
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
HFMA is a leading membership organization for healthcare financial management professionals. Review this site for educational events, publications, industry initiatives, careers, and a knowledge information center.
American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management (AAHAM)
AAHAM is dedicated to healthcare administrative management, including medical records, patient relations, and data management. See information on certification and membership, as well as their resource center.
Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)
MGMA is the membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices. This site contains information on benchmarks and industry data, legislation and regulation, education and certification.
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
This association consists of a wide range of health information management professionals, providing information to facilitate healthcare delivery and critical health-related decision making. Review publications, resources, and membership information.
National Business Group on Health
This non-profit organization is devoted exclusively to representing large employers' perspectives on national health policy issues. Some of their initiatives include health care costs and solutions, corporate health benefit practices, health care cost purchasing and plan design.
Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC)
HLC is a coalition of executives from all disciplines within American healthcare, who jointly develop policies and programs on healthcare delivery, management and financing.
Portland Business Alliance
The Portland Business Alliance is one of Oregon's leading business organizations, representing a variety of businesses in Oregon and SW Washington.