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Idaho Organizations

Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho (CAPAI)
Consists of a partnership of six community action organizations and two special purpose agencies with the shared mission of combating the causes and condition of poverty in Idaho by strengthening the skills and abilities of its members.
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Idaho Area Health Education Center
Provides technical assistance to hospitals and clinics in Idaho including community assessments, employee satisfaction surveys, and organizational reviews.
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Idaho Bureau of Rural Health and Primary Care
Promotes access to quality healthcare through a variety of programs, services, and activities for Idaho residents.
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Idaho Department of Health and Welfare
Offers programs that deal with complex social, economic, and individual issues. Works to strengthen families and promote self-reliance with programs, such as the State Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Mental Health, Hunter Health, Assisted Living and Developmental Disabilities.
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Idaho Hospital Association (IHA)
Works to strengthen Idaho hospitals' viability and capacity to best serve their communities.
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Idaho Primary Care Association (IPCA)
Promotes and supports community health centers and health communities in Idaho. Provides education, advocacy, training, and technical assistance in the areas of community development, quality improvement, workforce development, and health center operations.
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Idaho Public Health Association (IPHA)
Promotes the creation of positive public health policy, educates policy makers and interested parties about public policy issues, and supports the training of future public health professionals.
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Idaho Rural Health Association (IRHA)
Provides leadership on issues related to rural health in Idaho through advocacy, communication, and education. Represents a variety of people and organizations committed to the health and welfare of rural Idahoans.
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Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB)
Works to assist Northwest tribes to improve the health status and quality of life of member tribes and Indian people in their delivery of culturally appropriate and holistic health care. A Native American Research Center on Health site.
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Northwest Regional Primary Care Association (NWRPCA)
Serves community and migrant health centers in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington by providing education, training, workforce development, community health improvement, and business model services for organization members.
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Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center (NRTRC)
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. 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 Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
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Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (PNASH)
Conducts research and promotes best health and safety practices producers and workers in farming, fishing and forestry in the Pacific Northwest. NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at the University of Washington.
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Qualis Health Regional Extension Center
Assists healthcare providers in becoming meaningful users of Electronic Health Records (EHRs) by providing information and technical assistance.
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Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council (RMTLC)
Works to promote the health and common welfare of all American Indians and tribal communities in Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho.
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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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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Idaho
Works to increase homeownership, support community development, and increase access to affordable housing. Provides information about Housing and Urban Development (HUD) housing programs and local contacts for the state.
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USDA Rural Development Idaho State Office
Works to 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 projects cooperatively with universities in the West. Includes a rural health initiative. Serves a 13-state area: Washington, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii, California, Arizona, Alaska, Oregon, New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, and four U.S. Pacific Territories.
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WWAMI Area Health Education Center Network (WWAMI AHEC)
Consists of a program office and six independent AHEC Centers in the five WWAMI states: Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. Works to alleviate shortages of health care personnel in medically underserved rural and urban areas.
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WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (WWAMI RHRC)
One of the Rural Health Research Centers currently funded by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Focuses on training and supply of rural healthcare providers, availability and quality of care for rural women and children, and access to high-quality care for vulnerable and minority rural populations. Based in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
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Last Reviewed: 9/12/2016