Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers
Serves as Arizona's Primary Care Association (PCA) and
works to advance the expansion of Federally Qualified
Health Centers (FQHCs) and advocate for the healthcare
interests of the medically underserved and uninsured. Facilitates programs and supports organizations that provide primary healthcare to the underserved, including FQHCs, Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), and tribal organizations.
Arizona Area Health Education Center Program
Focuses on developing integrated, sustainable statewide health professions workforce education programs with emphasis on primary care, and on increasing access in Arizona's rural and underserved communities by improving the supply, quality, diversity and distribution of the health professions workforce.
Arizona Bureau of Health Systems Development
Serves as Arizona's Primary Care Office (PCO) and works to improve access to primary care health services through workforce recruitment and retention programs. Operates as a division within the Arizona Department of Health Services.
Arizona Center for Rural Health
Promotes the health of rural and medically underserved individuals, families, and communities in Arizona through service, education, and research. Houses the Arizona State Office of Rural Health.
Arizona Community Health Worker Association
Provides a forum for community health workers (CHWs) serving 15 counties and 19 tribal communities in Arizona to improve health through partnership development, resource sharing, education, outreach, health promotion, and disease prevention strategies.
Arizona Department of Health Services
Provides a variety of health services including education and health promotion, community health, safety, prevention and health preparedness, licensing and certification, behavioral health, vital records, and health data and evaluation. Includes a public health section in Spanish.
Arizona Office of Border Health
Manages public health program efforts in Arizona border communities and facilitates cross-border collaboration with public health agencies in the state of Sonora.
Arizona Rural Women's Health Network
A collaborative partnership of Arizona's Area Health Education Centers and other state and nonprofit organizations promoting policies, practices, and services that improve the health of women in rural Arizona.
Arizona Telemedicine Program
A large, multidisciplinary, university-based program that provides telemedicine services, distance learning, informatics training, and telemedicine technology assessment capabilities to communities throughout Arizona.
Health information exchange (HIE) that serves as a resource for health information technology and exchange for providers in Arizona and Colorado by providing information and technical assistance.
Four Corners Telehealth Consortium
Collaboration between representatives from telehealth and health information technology initiatives in Arizona, Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico that provides information and support for healthcare providers in the region.
Health Services Advisory Group
A Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) working with patients, providers, facilities, and government agencies to improve the health of people in Arizona and California.
Local First Arizona
Organization that builds partnerships to support economic and community development across Arizona. Includes rural development programs with efforts in business development, health and well-being, and rural policy. Rural programs were developed after a merger with the Arizona Rural Development Council.
Rural Community Assistance Corporation
Helps rural communities in Alaska, Arizona, California,
Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico,
Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming improve community
infrastructure through housing, water, and wastewater
program initiatives. Offers numerous services including
loans for housing and environment.
Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center
Interdisciplinary research center that studies
environmental health in the Southwest, focusing on toxic
exposure in underserved populations, lung diseases related
to environmental agents, and adaptive bodily responses to
Southwest Telehealth Resource Center
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the
federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT).
Assists healthcare organizations, healthcare networks, and
healthcare providers in the implementation of
cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and
medically underserved areas and populations. Includes
Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Nevada.
United States-México Border Health Commission
Provides international leadership to optimize quality of life and health along the U.S.-Mexico border. Comprised of the federal secretaries of health, the chief health officers of the ten border states, and prominent community health professionals from both nations. Includes a directory of border state outreach offices.
USDA Rural Development Arizona State Office
Committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in all of rural America. The Rural Development State Office provides information about Rural Development programs and applications for financial assistance for the state.
Vitalyst Health Foundation
A philanthropic foundation working in Arizona within the following priority areas: increasing access to care and insurance coverage, working with municipal leaders to promote healthy community design, building community-based organizational capacity, and promoting health and healthcare innovations and collaborations.
Western Rural Development Center
Participates in rural development research and extension projects cooperatively with universities in the West. Includes a rural health initiative. Serves Washington, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii,
California, Arizona, Alaska, Oregon, New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, and 4 U.S. Pacific Territories.
Promotes economic self-sufficiency for low-income people through collaborations which: strengthen, represent, and promote Arizona's community action agencies; encourage and enhance interagency cooperation; represent low-income concerns; assure maximum feasible participation of low-income people; develop partnerships with the public and private sectors; and engage in research and education related to developing solutions to poverty.
Last Reviewed: 10/28/2021