Heartland Telehealth Resource Center
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
Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality
Nonprofit organization that focuses on healthcare quality through application of Health Information Technology (HIT). Formerly the Oklahoma State Health Information Technology Regional Extension Center (REC).
Oklahoma Health Care Authority
Charged with controlling costs of state-purchased healthcare for Oklahoma's Medicaid program, SoonerCare. Studies and recommends strategies for optimizing the accessibility and quality of healthcare.
Oklahoma Hospital Association
Represents more than 135 hospitals and healthcare entities across Oklahoma. Provides legislative tracking and representation, communications, educational programs, information and data, quality resources, and workforce shortage initiatives.
Oklahoma Office of Rural Health
Works with rural communities to ensure their healthcare infrastructure is effective and economically viable by broadening and improving the access and quality of healthcare services, stabilizing rural hospital finances, and educating the public and policymakers about rural health issues.
Oklahoma Primary Care Association
Provides assistance to community health centers and safety-net providers across the state. Provides support to communities for medical, dental, and behavioral health professional recruitment and retention activities, including continuing education and assistance on clinical quality and health information technology standards.
Oklahoma Public Health Association
Acts as a forum, allowing public health stakeholders within the state to share ideas, expertise, influence, and resources, with the goal of improving public health in Oklahoma.
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Promotes the health of Oklahomans and the prevention of disease and injury. Oversees licensing and certification for numerous healthcare facilities including rural health clinics, community health centers, and long-term care facilities. Oversees the Office of Minority Health which addresses the health of Oklahoma's racial and ethnic minority population.
Oklahoma State University Center for Rural Health
Responsible for the rural education portion of OSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine. Funds programs aimed at providing Oklahoma's rural practitioners, hospitals, and clinics the support necessary to ensure access to quality healthcare for the state's rural residents.
Rural Oklahoma Network
A practice-based research network that focuses on recurring
problems in rural primary care. Provides infrastructure for
the development of peer learning networks comprised of
rural clinicians and providers in Oklahoma.
Southern Rural Development Center
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.
Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education
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.
Telehealth Alliance of Oklahoma, Inc.
Nonprofit, membership organization supporting telehealth integration for rural and underserved Oklahoma through education and technical assistance. Also provides telehealth information to federal and state government agencies.
USDA Rural Development Oklahoma 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.