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Florida Organizations

Center for the Advancement of Health IT: Rural and North Florida
One of four State Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC) serving Florida that helps health care providers become meaningful users of electronic health records by providing information and technical assistance.
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Central Florida Regional Planning Council (CFRPC)
Serves as a planning and public policy agency working to improve the health and sustainability of the central Florida region - a highly rural area.
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Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)
Responsible for the administration of the Medicaid program and for the licensure and regulation of health facilities.
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Florida Association for Community Action, Inc. (FACA)
Serves as a network of Community Action Agencies, Head Start programs, Weatherization and other sanctioned programs and to raise the health, education, and economic standards of Florida's economically disadvantaged citizens.
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Florida Association of Community Health Centers (FACHC)
Provides advocacy, resources, and assistance to Florida's Federally Qualified Health Centers in their efforts to deliver quality healthcare services throughout the state. This organization is the federally designated primary care association (PCA) for Florida.
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Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF)
Protects children, the elderly, and the disabled from abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Helps find permanent homes for children in foster care, and provides supportive services to families to ensure their daily needs are met.
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Florida Health (DOH)
The website for the Florida Department of Health providing services to promote and create healthy Florida communities. Includes the Primary Care Office (Phone: 850.245.4446) and the Office of Minority Health.
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Florida Hospital Association (FHA)
Through representation and advocacy, education, and information services, the FHA helps its members provide quality patient care.
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Florida Office of Rural Health
Addresses the healthcare needs of the state's rural citizens. A division of the Florida Department of Health.
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Florida Public Health Association (FPHA)
Comprises individuals dedicated to building a strong public health workforce to improve the health of Florida communities.
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Florida Rural Health Association (FRHA)
Advocates for policy initiatives that strengthen healthcare services in Florida's rural communities.
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HealthARCH
Helps health care providers become meaningful users of electronic health records by providing information and technical assistance.
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PaperFree Florida
One of four State Health Information Technology Regional Extension Centers (REC) serving Florida that helps health care providers become meaningful users of electronic health records by providing information and technical assistance.
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South Florida Regional Extension Center (SFREC)
A nonprofit organization providing assistance to healthcare professionals in selecting, implementing, and documenting Meaningful Use of electronic health records.
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Southeast Center for Agricultural Health and Injury Prevention
A NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at the University of Kentucky supporting and conducting research, and education to prevent occupational illness and injury, and improve the safety and health of agricultural workers and their families in the Southeast.
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Southeastern Telehealth Resource Center (SETRC)
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 Georgia, South Carolina and Florida.
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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, for 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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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Florida
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 Florida 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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Last Reviewed: 6/26/2016