The care management industry is growing and changing rapidly. To make it easier for you to learn of new developments in the field, we have compiled lists of websites that contain information about care management and health care that may be of interest to you.
These lists contain links to government sites, professional associations, and a variety of other organizations and resources. These lists will be updated periodically.
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The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.
The Department of Health and Human Services offers comprehensive information for seniors including news, benefits, and government programs.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is the lead federal agency charged with improving the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of health care for all Americans.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and health education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.
CMS’s mission is to ensure effective, up-to-date health care coverage and to promote quality care for beneficiaries.
HUD’s mission is to increase homeownership, support community development, and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.
FNS administers the nutrition assistance programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The mission of FNS is to provide children and needy families better access to food and a more healthful diet through its food assistance programs and comprehensive nutrition education efforts.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency responsible for improving access to health care services for people who are uninsured, isolated, or medically vulnerable.
NIH is the steward of medical and behavioral research for the nation. Its mission is science in pursuit of fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to extend healthy life and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
SAMHSA’s vision is a life in the community for everyone. To realize this vision, the Agency has sharply focused its mission on building resilience and facilitating recovery for people with or at risk of mental or substance use disorders.
The members of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home.
ACU is a nonprofit, transdisciplinary organization of clinicians, advocates, and health care organizations united in a common mission to improve the health of America’s underserved populations and to enhance the development and support of the health care clinicians serving these populations.
The Case Management Society of America aims to improve patient well-being and health care outcomes by supporting the professional development of care managers from a variety of disciplines, practice settings, skill levels, and professional capacities.
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the healthcare industry’s membership organization exclusively focused on providing leadership for the optimal use of healthcare information technology (IT) and management systems for the betterment of healthcare.
The mission of Meals On Wheels Association of America is to provide visionary leadership and professional training and to develop partnerships that will ensure the provision of quality nutrition services.
For more than 30 years, the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), which represents nearly 275 not-for-profit and for-profit providers (free standing and hospital-based programs, which offer a full continuum of care from outpatient, partial hospitalization, and inpatient rehabilitation regimes), has acted as the voice of private alcoholism and drug dependency treatment programs throughout the U.S.
The National Association of Community Health Centers 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.
The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers is a membership organization whose mission is to advance professional geriatric care managers through education, collaboration, and leadership.
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 150,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
The National Coalition for the Homeless is a national network of people who are currently experiencing or who have experienced homelessness, activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based service providers, and others committed to ending homelessness.
The Aging and Disability Resource Center program is a collaborative effort of the Administration on Aging (AoA) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). ADRCs serve as single points of entry into the long-term care system for older adults and people with disabilities.
The Partnership, led by Johns Hopkins University and The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is an initiative to improve the care and quality of life for the more than 125 million Americans with chronic health conditions.
Improving Chronic Illness Care, with the support of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is dedicated to the idea that United States health care can do better.
The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community.
NPower is a network of locally-based nonprofit organizations that provide comprehensive, high-quality, and affordable technology assistance to other nonprofit groups nationally.
The Diffusion of Effective Behavioral Interventions (DEBI) project was designed to bring science-based, community, group, and individual-level HIV prevention interventions to community-based service providers and state and local health departments. The goal is to enhance the capacity to implement effective interventions at the state and local levels, to reduce the spread of HIV and STDs, and to promote healthy behaviors.
The eHealth Initiative and the Foundation for eHealth Initiative are independent, non-profit affiliated organizations whose missions are the same: to drive improvement in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and information technology.
The National Council of Nonprofits advances the vital role and capacity of the nonprofit sector in civil society and supports and gives voice to state and regional associations of nonprofit organizations.
The Certification Commission is a private nonprofit organization with the sole public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology by creating a credible, efficient certification process.
Promotes the development and expansion of home and community-based services by gathering resources and tools for research, policymaking, and program development and by facilitating the sharing of information. We empower professionals to be more effective in supporting real choice and independence for older Americans and people with disabilities.
The mission of OPEN MINDS is to provide behavioral health, public health, and social service payers and provider organizations and the vendor organizations that serve them with the market and management knowledge needed to improve their organizational efficiency and effectiveness.
URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, promotes health care quality through its accreditation and certification programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that keep pace with the rapid changes in the health care system, and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability.
This project is designed to provide free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data on all 50 states. Statehealthfacts.org provides data on more than 500 health topics and is linked to both the Kaiser Family Foundation and KaiserNetwork.org
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries, and monitoring and assessing health trends.