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New Mexico Organizations

Center for Health Innovation (CHI)
Nonprofit organization focused on developing and implementing strategies, models, and policies to improve community health for underserved populations at local, state, and national levels. Programs primarily focus on New Mexico.
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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.
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New Mexico Area Health Education Center (AHEC)
Works to improve access to quality healthcare for the people of New Mexico through education and community partnerships.
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New Mexico Association of Community Partners (NMACP)
Supports Community Action Agencies (CAAs) in New Mexico, which serve the most vulnerable populations in the state. Provides technical assistance, training, and supports community-based partnerships.
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New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD)
Provides early childhood services, protective services, juvenile justice services, and behavioral health services to support children and families in New Mexico.
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New Mexico Community Data Collaborative (NMCDC)
Network of public health analysts and advocates from state agencies and non-government organizations in New Mexico focusing on community health assessment. Gathers and disseminates neighborhood-level data through maps using ArcGIS Online.
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New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH)
Promotes health and health policy, prevents disease and disability, improves health services systems and assures that essential public health functions and safety net services are available to New Mexicans. Includes the Office of Primary Care and Rural Health, the Office of Policy and Accountability (which addresses multicultural health disparities), the Office of Border Health, and the Developmental Disabilities Supports Division.
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New Mexico Health Resources, Inc. (NMHR)
Nonprofit organization supporting the recruitment and retention of healthcare personnel in medically underserved areas across New Mexico, including rural communities. Provides information resources on healthcare careers, loan repayment programs, and licensure and state income tax credits.
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New Mexico Hospital Association (NMHA)
Establishes, through membership involvement, a statewide initiative for improving the health status of the citizens of New Mexico.
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New Mexico Office of Border Health (NMOBH)
A component office of the Public Health Division, New Mexico Department of Health. Works to improve the overall health status and health services in the New Mexico border region and other border-impact areas of the state.
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New Mexico Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Works to improve access to quality healthcare for New Mexico by providing collaborative leadership and resources to healthcare and community organizations. A division of the Population and Community Health Bureau in the New Mexico Department of Health.
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New Mexico Primary Care Association (NMPCA)
Supports primary care, behavioral health, school-based, and dental health centers in New Mexico. Provides outreach, education, quality improvement support, and more.
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New Mexico Public Health Association (NMPHA)
Promotes public health practice, policies, and systems that support health equity in New Mexico, and serves as a base for leadership development, networking, and action.
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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 through housing, water, and wastewater program initiatives. Offers numerous services including loans for housing and environment.
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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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Southwest Telehealth Resource Center (SWTRC)
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.
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SYNCRONYS
Nonprofit organization that supports health services research. Operates the New Mexico Health Information Exchange, which enables electronic health record (EHR) systems. Formerly the New Mexico Health Information Collaborative (NMHIC).
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: New Mexico
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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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.
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USDA Rural Development New Mexico 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 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.
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Last Reviewed: 6/25/2021