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Arkansas Organizations

AFMC HealthIT
Provides health information technology assistance and support for providers to provide patient access to health information.
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Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI)
A nonpartisan, independent health policy center dedicated to improving the health of Arkansans.
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Arkansas Community Action Agencies Association (ACAAA)
Provides training, technical assistance, communications support, information resource development, and advocacy to the 14 private, nonprofit community action agencies throughout the state. ACAAA is a private, nonprofit organization located in Little Rock, Arkansas.
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Arkansas Department of Health (ADH)
Works to promote public health policies and practices that assure a healthy quality of life for Arkansas residents.
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Arkansas Department of Human Services (AR DHS)
Offers support services to Arkansas residents including families, children, youth, seniors, and those with disabilities. Provides health and community services and support to citizens in need with telephone hotlines, food stamps, and shelter information.
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Arkansas Division of Rural Services (DRS)
Works to enhance the quality of life in rural Arkansas. Provides support to policymakers and advocates for rural communities.
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Arkansas Hospital Association (AHA)
Assists its members through collective initiatives which facilitate the integration and improvement of healthcare delivery in hospitals in Arkansas.
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Arkansas Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
Supports access to quality health care services throughout Arkansas by helping develop community-based healthcare systems and services. Part of the Arkansas Department of Health.
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Arkansas Public Health Association (APHA)
Promotes public health at all levels in Arkansas through partnerships, collaboration, and membership.
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Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc. (CHCA)
Strives to expand access to healthcare in Arkansas through promoting and facilitating shared resources, collaborative partnerships, and providing technical assistance to expand healthcare services in and among communities in Arkansas. Non-profit organization of Arkansas Community Health Centers (CHCs).
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Delta Regional Authority (DRA)
A federal-state partnership serving 252 counties and parishes in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. Fosters local and regional partnerships that address economic and social challenges to strengthen the Delta economy and the quality of life for Delta residents.
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Rural Health Association of Arkansas (RHAA)
Statewide coalition advocating for the improvement of health and healthcare access in rural Arkansas.
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South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC)
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT). Assists healthcare organizations, networks, and providers in the implementation of cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and medically underserved areas and populations. Includes Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.
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Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC)
Strengthens the capacity of the region's 29 land-grant institutions to address critical contemporary rural development issues impacting the well-being, including health and social services, of people and communities in the rural South. Serves a 13-state area in the Southern region which includes TX, LA, AR, OK, AL, MS, GA, FL, KY, SC, NC, VA, and TN.
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Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education (SW Center)
Seeks to improve health and safety of the agricultural, fishing, and forestry workforce in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas through research, education, and strategic partnerships.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Arkansas
Works to increase homeownership, support community development, and increase access to affordable housing. The HUD state office provides information about HUD housing programs and local contacts for the state.
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University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Regional Programs (AHEC)
Provides educational outreach for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences across the state to increase access to high quality primary care. Supports 8 regional teaching centers, which are former AHECs, 6 of which operate Family Medicine Residency Programs and Family Medical Clinics.
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USDA Rural Development Arkansas 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.
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Last Reviewed: 6/18/2021