An organization providing health care to persons living in California, including Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs), Preferred Provider Organizations (PPOs), Fee-for-Service Providers, Community Health Centers, Clinics, Medical Groups, Independent Practice Associations (IPA’s), and Hospitals.
A private nonprofit organization, Indian tribe or tribally sanctioned organization or other type of group that works within a community for the improvement of some aspect of that community.
Organization whose primary purpose is to promote, support or advocate a cause or the interests of a cause.
An organization, usually non-profit, that exists to further a particular profession and protects the interests of that profession and of the public.
Those entities which are not controlled by the state - i.e., a variety of entities such as private firms and companies, corporations, private banks, non-governmental organizations.
Quality Improvement Organizations are largely not-for-profit, community-based organizations whose mission is to collaborate with providers and beneficiaries to achieve significant and continuing improvement in the quality and effectiveness of health care at the community level.
An organization or institution established by endowment with provision for future maintenance which may or may not provide funding to other organizations.
An alliance of distinct parties, persons, or states for joint action.
A University, College, Community College, Technical/Vocational School, School District, High School, Middle School, or Elementary School.
The office, function, or authority of a governing individual or body.
Organizations that have funds, process applications for funding, and award funds to qualified applicants.
An educational forum that meets on an ongoing basis and provides a frequent opportunity for members to meet, share information, compare experience, and provide mutual encouragement.