High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety
Focuses on research, education, prevention, and
intervention programs to 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. A
NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Center located at
Colorado State University.
Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center
(Mountain Plains MHTTC)
Supports the dissemination of evidence-based practices for mental health prevention, treatment, and recovery for Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming and focuses on rural health issues. Network is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
Northwest Regional 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
Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and
Rural Community Assistance Corporation
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.
Western Rural Development Center
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.
WWAMI Area Health Education Center Program
Consists of a program office and six independent Area
Health Education Centers (AHECs) in the five WWAMI states:
Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. Works to
alleviate shortages of healthcare personnel in medically
underserved rural and urban areas.
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
One of the Rural Health Research Centers currently funded
by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. Focuses on
policy-oriented research with an emphasis on the rural
healthcare workforce and access to care. Based in the
Department of Family Medicine at the University of
Washington School of Medicine.
Wyoming Hospital Association
Serves as a member owned, private, and non-profit
organization representing Wyoming hospitals. Provides
advocacy for Wyoming hospitals before local, state,
regional, and national legislative and regulatory bodies,
the media, and the general public.
Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Seeks to enhance access to healthcare services, support the
development of an adequate healthcare workforce, and
promote collaboration in expanding comprehensive,
community-based healthcare in rural Wyoming.
Wyoming Primary Care Association
Supports federally-funded health centers by keeping healthcare providers and healthcare institutions abreast of the available healthcare resources so they may maintain a high level of service and care, and to ensure all individuals in Wyoming receive the proper care they need regardless of income.
Wyoming Telehealth Network
Works with healthcare providers throughout Wyoming to improve access to care, collaboration, and professional development with telecommunications technology.