Partnerships

National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) was formed by, and for, community based health center programs. NACHC programs and services are designed to assist health centers in navigating today’s complex and constantly changing health care environment. NACHC provides health centers with strong advocacy before Congress and federal administrative and regulatory bodies on all major issues that affect health centers and their mission. NACHC provides access to the most comprehensive source of information, training, and technical assistance designed specifically for health centers on all aspects of operations and governance.

California Primary Care Association (CPCA) is the statewide leader and recognized voice representing the interests of California community clinics and health centers and their patients. CPCA represents more than 1200 not-for-profit community clinics and health centers and Regional Clinic Associations who provide comprehensive, quality health care services. These clinics and health centers put an emphasis on services for low-income, uninsured, and underserved Californians who might otherwise not have access to health care. CPCA’s diverse membership includes community and free clinics, federally funded and federally designated clinics, rural and urban clinics, large and small clinic corporations and clinics dedicated to special needs and special populations. CPCA is designated by the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care as the state primary care association and receives federal program support to develop and enhance services for member clinics.

Central Valley Health Network (CVHN) is comprised of 13 Community Health Center corporations designated as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs). CVHN was established to conduct advocacy at national, state, and local levels on behalf of its Central Valley membership of FQHCs and their unique patient population specific to the Valley. CVHN’s members are located in, and serving, high-need communities throughout California’s greater Central Valley, they provide comprehensive primary health care services to low-income and medically underserved families. FQHCs serve people of all ages, people with and without health insurance, and people of all races and ethnicities. CVHN’s network is also recognized nationally as one of the largest network of Migrant Health Centers serving rural, farm-working populations and their families.

Central Valley Collaborative: The CVC is an information technology consortium whose mission is to implement EHR, and to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and safety of healthcare for medically underserved residents of the central San Joaquin Valley of California. The CVC comprises six FQHCs that operate 55 medical facilities, serving 258,692 registered patients. CVC participating organizations have partnered to collaborate on practice management and Electronic Health Records (EHR) deployment and several other patient centered HIT innovations.

CVHN member organizations are:
 
 
  • Clinica Sierra Vista
  • Community Medical Centers
  • Darin M. Camarena Health Centers
  • Del Norte Clinics
  • Family HealthCare Network
  • Golden Valley Health Centers
  • Inland Behavioral & Health Services
  • Livingston Medical Centers
  • National Health Services
  • Tulare Community Health Clinics, Inc.
  • United Health Centers of the San Joaquin Valley
  • Valley Health Team, Inc.

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