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Colorado Organizations

Center for Health Progress (CHP)
Committed to creating a healthcare system that works for all Coloradans, focusing on health equity and access to care.
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Colorado Area Health Education Center
Works to improve the quality and accessibility of education for health care professionals in Colorado in order to enhance the delivery of health care services, with emphasis on frontier, rural, and urban communities and minority populations.
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Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)
Represents Colorado’s 15 Community Health Centers that together are the backbone of the primary health care safety-net in Colorado.
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Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (CHCPF)
The state agency responsible for the administration of the Medicaid program, Child Health Plan Plus, and the Colorado Indigent Care program
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Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS)
Designs and delivers quality human services that improve the safety and independence of the people of Colorado. Includes the Divisions of Community Behavior Health, Developmental Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation, and Adult Protective Services.
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Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Committed to protecting and preserving the health and environment of the people of Colorado. Includes the offices of Health Equity and Emergency Preparedness & Response.
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Colorado Health Institute (CHI)
Provides research, data collection, analysis, and expertise on health and health care policy in Colorado.
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Colorado Health Service Corps
A state, federal, and private partnership that seeks to improve access to health care professionals by repaying the educational loans of providers who agree to practice in areas with a health professional shortage.
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Colorado Hospital Association (CHA)
Provides advocacy and leadership; fosters communication, collaboration and consensus; provides technical assistance and information about emerging tools and trends to improve patient safety, hospital efficiency and effectiveness.
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Colorado Public Health Association (CPHA)
Works to improve and promote the overall health of the residents of Colorado by providing opportunities for collaboration, education, professional development, and advocacy.
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Colorado Regional Extension Center (CO-REC)
Colorado State Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) that helps health care providers become meaningful users of electronic health records by providing information and technical assistance.
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Colorado Rural Development Council (CRDC)
A private, nonprofit organization committed to influencing positive economic change in rural Colorado.
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Colorado Rural Health Center (CRHC)
An independent, non-profit, membership-based organization that serves as the State Office of Rural Health for Colorado. Offers programs and services to ensure that rural communities have access to adequate healthcare.
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Community Health Association of Mountain/Plains States (CHAMPS)
works to unite health centers in an advocacy and mutual support network of community-based providers of primary care and related services for underserved communities in the Mountain and Plains states.
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Foothills Regional Emergency Medical & Trauma Advisory Council (FRETAC)
Regulates the Colorado statewide trauma system.
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Four Corners Telehealth Consortium
Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) for New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, and Colorado that helps health care providers become meaningful users of electronic health records by providing information and technical assistance.
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High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (HICAHS)
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at Colorado State University that focuses on research, education, and prevention/intervention programs that will improve the health and safety of individuals working in agriculture, forestry and fishing in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountain regions of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
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High Plains Research Network (HPRN)
A practice-based research network of rural primary care practices, hospitals, healthcare facilities, and communities in eastern rural Colorado. Conducts research and quality improvement programs focused on rural primary care practice.
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Northwest Colorado Health
Promotes health, prevent disease and provide home health, public health and hospice services to residents the large rural area of the Yampa Valley.
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Oral Health Colorado (OHCO)
Coalition of professionals representing a wide range of public, private and non-profit organizations interested in advancing oral health care in Colorado. Its mission is to develop and promote strategies that achieve optimal oral health for all Coloradoans.
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Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)
Helps rural communities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming improve community infrastructure with initiatives that include housing, water and wastewater programs. Offers numerous services including loans for housing and environment.
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Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (SWTRC)
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. Assists health care organizations, health care networks, and health care 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.
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Colorado
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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USDA Rural Development Colorado 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.
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Western Rural Development Center (WRDC)
Participates in rural development research and extension (outreach) projects cooperatively with universities in the West. Includes a rural health initiative. Serves a 13 state area (WA, UT, WY, NV, ID, HI, CA, AZ, AK, OR, NM, MT, and CO) and 4 U.S. Pacific Territories.
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Last Reviewed: 6/26/2016