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National Partnership Network

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The National Partnership Network includes Federal, State, and local health agencies, health professional groups, patient and caregiver advocacy groups, health systems, and businesses committed to improving the quality of health care through informed decision making. These organizations support AHRQ’s efforts to share evidence-based resources with patients and caregivers, health professionals, and others in their communities.

These lists were last updated October 2014 and may not reflect recent partners.

Partners in Action
Learn about partners’ activities and events to create awareness about patient-centered outcomes research and increase access to evidence-based information. 

National Partners

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Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
American Association of Diabetes Educators
American Association of Public Health Physicians
American Bone Health
American College of Cardiology
American College of Clinical Pharmacy
American College of Medical Quality
American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians
American College of Physicians
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
American Medical Student Association
American Nurses Association
American Osteopathic Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
American Public Health Association’s Latino Caucus for Public Health
American Sleep Apnea Association
American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Arthritis Foundation
Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Association of American Medical Colleges
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
Association of Asthma Educators
Association of Black Cardiologists
Association of Black Psychologists
Association of Community Cancer Centers
Auburn University—Harrison School of Pharmacy
Autism Society
Autism Speaks
Campbell University—College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Caregiver Action Network
CHEST Foundation, The
Consumers Advancing Patient Safety
Council of Medical Specialty Societies
DC Office of Latino Affairs
Drake University—College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Families USA
Harding University College of Pharmacy
Health Resources and Services Administration
Husson University School of Pharmacy
Informed Medical Decisions Foundation
International Cancer Advisory Network
Johns Hopkins Medicine—Department of Pharmacy
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM) School of Pharmacy
Latino Student Medical Association
Lutheran Services in America
March of Dimes
Men's Health Network
Mothers Against Medical Error
National Alliance for Caregiving
National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations
National Alliance on Mental Illness
National Association for Hispanic Elderly
National Association of Chronic Disease Directors
National Association of County and City Health Officials
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
National Black Nurses Association
National Cancer Institute—National Institutes of Health
National Center for Farmworker Health
National Community Pharmacists Association
National Consumers League
National Council on Aging
National Episcopal Health Ministries
National Family Caregivers Association
National Federation of Licensed Practical Nurses
National Hispanic Council on Aging
National Hispanic Medical Association
National Latina Health Network
National Physicians Alliance
National Research Center for Women & Families
National Rural Health Association
Office on Women’s Health—U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Oncology Nursing Society
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Patient Advocate Foundation
Shenandoah University—Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy
Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Society for Medical Decision Making
Society for Women's Health Research
Touro College of Pharmacy—New York
University of Arizona—College of Pharmacy
University of Charleston—School of Pharmacy
University of Cincinnati—James L. Winkle School of Pharmacy
University of Connecticut—School of Pharmacy
University of Findlay—College of Pharmacy
University of Illinois at Chicago—College of Pharmacy
University of Iowa —College of Pharmacy
University of Kentucky—College of Pharmacy
University of Mississippi—School of Pharmacy
University of Missouri-Kansas City—School of Pharmacy
University of Rhode Island—College of Pharmacy
University of Texas at Austin—College of Pharmacy
University of the Sciences—Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
University of Washington School of Pharmacy
Urban Health Plan, Inc.
Virginia Commonwealth University—School of Pharmacy
Washington State University—College of Pharmacy

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Regional Partners

Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio
Access to Racial and Cultural Health Institute (Virgin Islands)
Acumentra (Oregon)
Advocate Physician Partners
Alabama Department of Public Health
Alaska Pharmacists Association
Alexian Brothers Health System Neuroscience Institute (Illinois)
American Academy of Pediatrics—Delaware Chapter
American Heart Association (Southeast)
American Nurses Association\California
American Nurses Association—Michigan
American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (Illinois)
Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center
Arizona Association for Healthcare Quality
Arizona Nurse Practitioner Council
Arizona Nurses Association
Arizona Pharmacy Association
Arizona Rural Health Association
Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians
Arkansas Department of Health
Arkansas Hospital Association
Association of Utah Community Health
Atlantic City Department of Health and Human Services (New Jersey)
AtlantiCare (New Jersey)
Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department (Texas)
Baylor Health Care System (Texas)
Better Health Greater Cleveland (Ohio)
BJC Healthcare (Missouri)
Black Health Coalition of Wisconsin
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Boston Public Health Commission
Boston Public Health Commission Community Health Education Center
California Academy of Family Physicians
California Academy of Physician Assistants
California Area Health Education Center
California Department of Public Health (Border Health Division)
California Department of Public Health (Chronic Disease Control Branch)
California Diabetes Program
California Primary Care Association
Camden Clark Medical Center (West Virginia)
CareHere (Tennessee)
Center for Faith and Community Health Transformation, The (Illinois)
Chemung Valley Rural Health Network (New York)
Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition
CIMRO of Nebraska
Colorado Medical Society
Colorado Rural Health Center
Community Clinic-St. Francis House (Arkansas)
Community Health Access Project (Ohio)
Community Health Center Association of Connecticut
Community Health Centers of Arkansas/Arkansas Primary Care Association
Connecticut Cancer Partnership
Connecticut Health Foundation
Connecticut League for Nursing
Dallas County Medical Society
Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center—Center for Shared Decision Making (New Hampshire)
Delta Health Alliance (Mississippi)
DFD Russell Medical Center (Maine)
Dick Hall & Associates (Oklahoma)
Discus Analytics (Washington)
District of Columbia Nurses Association
Dykes Library, University of Kansas Medical Center
Eastern Maine Medical Center
El Centro of Topeka (Kansas)
Fletcher Allen Health Care (Vermont)
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
Florida Hospital Association
Florida State University College of Medicine
Garden City Community Clinic—Genesis World Mission
Georgia Rural Health Association
Guilford Adult Health (North Carolina)
Health Center Association of Nebraska
Health Industry Council of the North Texas Region
Health Literacy Kansas
Health Literacy Missouri
Health Services Advisory Group (Arizona)
Healthcentric Advisors (Rhode Island)
HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research (Minnesota)
Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia
Hospital HIMA San Pablo (Puerto Rico)
Illinois Association for Healthcare Quality
Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network

Illinois Primary Health Care Association
Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants
Indiana Hospital Association
Indiana Minority Health Coalition
Indiana Primary Health Care Association
Indiana Rural Health Association
Indianapolis Coalition for Patient Safety
Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (Minnesota)
Interior Community Health Center (Alaska)
Iowa Association of Nurse Practitioners
Iowa Bureau of Health Care Access
Iowa Division of Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention
Iowa Healthcare Collaborative
Iowa Nurse Practitioner Society
Iowa Nurses Association
Iowa Primary Care Association
Iowa Rural Health Association
James Wilson Bridges, M.D. Medical Society (Florida)
John A. Burns School of Medicine, Family Medicine Residency (Hawaii)
John Peter Smith Health Network (Texas)
John T. Mather Memorial Hospital (New York)
Kansas Academy of Family Physicians
Kansas Academy of Physician Assistants
Kansas City Free Health Clinic
Kansas Health Consumer Coalition
Kansas State Nurses Association
Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Midwives
Kentucky Pharmacists Association
Kentucky Primary Care Association
Kentucky Rural Health Association
KYANNA Black Nurses Association of Louisville, KY, Inc.
Littleton Regional Hospital (New Hampshire)
Long Island Health Network (New York)
Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians
Louisiana Business Group on Health
Louisiana Primary Care Association
Louisiana State Nurses Association
Maine Medical Center
Maine Primary Care Association
Mano en Mano (Maine)
Maryland Academy of Family Physicians
Maryland American College of Physicians—New!
Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
Medical Association of the State of Alabama
Medical Society of the District of Columbia
Medical Society of Virginia
Memphis Healthy Churches, an Outreach Program of Christ Community Health Services
Mental Health America of Georgia
Mental Health America of Indiana
Mental Health Association in Pennsylvania
Mercy Care Plan (Arizona)
Michigan Academy of Family Physicians
Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants
Michigan Association of Osteopathic Family Physicians
Michigan Center for Rural Health
Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
Michigan Primary Care Association
Michigan Primary Care Transformation Project
Midwest Business Group on Health (Illinois)
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians
Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants
Minnesota Medical Association
Minnesota Pharmacists Association
Minnesota Rural Health Association
Mississippi Pharmacists Association
Mississippi Rural Health Association
Missouri Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons
Missouri Health Equity Collaborative
Missouri Nurses Association
Missouri Pharmacy Coalition
Missouri Primary Care Association
Monroe County Medical Society (New York)
Montana Nurses Association
Montgomery County Health Department (North Carolina)
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health (Hawaii)
National Network of Libraries of Medicine—New England Region
Nebraska Hospital Association
Nebraska Nurses Association
Nevada Division of Health Care Financing and Policy
Nevada Society of Health-System Pharmacists
New England Rural Health Roundtable
New Hampshire Hospital Association
New Hampshire Patient Voices
New Jersey State Nurses Association
New Jersey State Society of Physician Assistants
New Mexico Academy of Physician Assistants
New Mexico Department of Health
New Mexico Hospital Association
New Mexico Nurse Practitioner Council
New Mexico Nurses Association
New Mexico Pharmacists Association
New Mexico Primary Care Association
New York Physical Therapy Association
New York State Academy of Family Physicians
New York State Health Foundation
New York State Society of Physician Assistants
North Carolina Association of Pharmacists
North Carolina Community Health Center Association
North Carolina Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Program
North Dakota Center for Nursing
North Dakota Pharmacists Association
North Texas Association for Healthcare Quality
Northeast Cerebrovascular Consortium
Northwest Regional Telehealth Resource Center
Nurse Practitioner Association of Maryland
Nurse Practitioners of Idaho
Ohio Academy of Family Physicians
Ohio Association for Community Health Centers
Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
Ohio Pharmacists Association
Oklahoma Foundation for Medical Quality
Oklahoma Nurse Practitioners Association
Oklahoma Primary Care Association
Oregon Center for Nursing
Oregon Health Care Quality Corporation
Oregon Office of Rural Health
Pacific Island Health Officers Association
Partnership for a Heart Healthy, Stroke Free MA
Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association
Pennsylvania State Nurses Association 
Penobscot Community Health Care (Maine)
Pharmacists Society of the State of New York
Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
Philadelphia Council of Clergy—International Council College of Bishops 
Powell Center for Women's Health (Minnesota)
Primaris (Missouri)
Project Patient Care (Illinois)
Puerto Rico Hospital Association
Puget Sound Health Alliance (Washington)
Quality Improvement Professional Research Organization (Puerto Rico)
Raleigh Rescue Mission Medical Clinic (North Carolina)
Rhode Island Business Group on Health
Rhode Island Health Center Association
Rhode Island Medical Society
Rhode Island Quality Institute
Rhode Island State Nurses Association
Rochester Health (New York)
ROYL (Nevada)
Rural Health Association of Oklahoma
Rural Health Association of Tennessee
Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative
Ryan Chelsea Clinton Community Health Center (New York)
Saint Francis Healthcare Services (Delaware)
San Francisco Health Plan
Sea Mar Community Health Center (Washington)
South Carolina American College of Physicians
South Carolina Medical Association
South Carolina Nurses Association
South Carolina Pharmacy Association
South Carolina Primary Health Care Association
South Dakota Diabetes Coalition
South Nassau Communities Hospital (New York)
South Texas Promotoras Association
SSM Health Care (Missouri)
St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center (New York)
St. Joseph Healthcare (Maine)
Stratis Health (Minnesota)
Stroke Center at Hartford Hospital
Take Heart Alaska
Tennessee Electronic Library
Tennessee Nurses Association
Tennessee Pharmacists Association
Texas Academy of Family Physicians
Texas Association of Health Plans
Texas Association of Healthcare Quality
Texas Center for Quality and Patient Safety
Texas Department of State Health Services—Adult and Chronic Disease
Texas Department of State Health Services—Border Health
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
Texas Medical Association
Texas Nurse Practitioners
TMF Health Quality Institute (Texas)
Trilogy Integrated Resources (California)
UC Center for Health Quality and Innovation (California)
United Hospital Center (West Virginia)
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Utah Academy of Family Physicians
Utah Maternal and Infant Health Program
Utah Nurses Association
Utah Office of Health Disparities Reduction
Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association
Vermont Program for Quality in Healthcare
Vermonters Taking Action Against Cancer
Virginia Nurses Association
Wake County Human Services (North Carolina)
Washington State Diabetes Network
West Suburban Medical Center (Illinois)
West Virginia Area Health Education Center
West Virginia Primary Care Association
West Virginia Rural Health Association
West Virginia University Hospitals
Wisconsin Hospital Association
Wisconsin Medical Society
Wisconsin Nurses Association
Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association
Wyoming Health Council
Wyoming Medical Society
Wyoming Primary Care Association
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Partners Through Continuing Education

American Nurses Association
American Osteopathic Association
Case Management Society of America
National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long Term Care
Society of Hospital Medicine

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Disclaimer: The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality does not endorse organizations in connection with the National Partnership Network or the products of such organizations.

Page last reviewed November 2014
Page originally created November 2014
Internet Citation: Partners. Content last reviewed November 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.

The information on this page is archived and provided for reference purposes only.


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