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Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes

The Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes Campaign was founded in 2006 by an unprecedented coalition of 28 organizations representing groups, ranging from nursing home providers to quality improvement experts to government agencies. Their mission is to make nursing homes better places to live, work, and visit. Advancing Excellence provides free, practical, and evidence-based resources to support quality improvement efforts in America’s nursing homes.

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Agency for Health Care Administration

The Agency for Health Care Administration is responsible for the administration of the Florida Medicaid program, licensure and regulation of Florida’s health facilities and for providing information to Floridians about the quality of care they receive.

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Alzheimer's Association, Central and North Florida Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association, Central and North Florida Chapter serves 31 counties with education and support as well as raising funds for research. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

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Florida Academy of Family Physicians

The FAFP works to advance the specialty of family medicine by promoting excellence and improvement in the healthcare of all Floridians through effective communication, legislation/regulation, education, advocacy, research and motivation.

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Florida Association Directors of Nursing Administration

The Florida Association Directors of Nursing Administration/LTC (FADONA/LTC) is a Florida-wide professional association representing nursing administrators who are dedicated to excellence in long-term care nursing administration. FADONA/LTC provides its members with opportunities to participate at the local, regional, state, and national levels and offers educational forums and scholarships to ensure that the residents, patients, and guests entrusted to its members receive optimum quality care.

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Florida Association of ACOs

FLAACOs is the premier professional organization for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) throughout Florida.

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Florida Association of Community Health Centers

FACHC works to improve access to quality health services by bringing together agencies, legislators and key persons able to affect health care services.

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Florida Association of Health Plans

The Florida Association of Health Plans' mission is to better the health of Florida's citizens by promoting the growth of health plans dedicated to providing the best service, highest quality of care, best value and affordability, and access to their members and business partners.

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Florida Association of Senior Centers

Florida Association of Senior Centers (FASC) is a dynamic network of professionals who serve at least 400,000 Floridians who visit senior centers every year. FASC provides information, programming, leadership, expertise, statewide communication and advocacy.

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Florida Chapter of Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association

The Florida Chapter of Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association (FLGAPNA) is focused on promoting high standards of healthcare for older adults through advanced gerontological nursing practice, education, and networking.

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Florida Chapters of the American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society assists the Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) by sharing information about the ASC initiative, Healthy Environments and Active Living (HEAL), offering subject matter experts for Learning and Action Network events, reduce duplicative efforts by providing resources and educational materials, and collaborating on joint patient-centered messaging that is shared via patient port.

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Florida Council on Aging

The Florida Council on Aging is committed to serving Florida’s diverse aging interests through education, information-sharing, and advocacy.

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Florida Department of Health

The department of health promotes the health of all people in the state of Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. The Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) collaborates on joint projects to ensure the spread and sustainment of projects for all Floridians.

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Florida Health Care Association

FHCA is Florida's first and largest advocacy organization for long term care providers and the elderly they serve.

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Florida Health Care Coalition

For over 30 years, FHCC has worked within the community to promote healthcare quality through collaboration and education. FHCC addresses data driven outcome measures, chronic disease management, patient safety, access for the uninsured, and the adoption of electronic health records.

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Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association

Florida Hospice and Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) is a not-for-profit, IRS Section 501(c)(3) organization representing Florida’s hospice programs. Established in 1982, FHPCA was formed to be a unified voice for hospice programs in Florida.

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Florida Hospital Association

FHA leads programs to help Florida's hospitals improve surgical quality across the state, and facilitates other quality initatives to reduce patient harm, save lives and improve efficiencies in health care.

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Florida Hospital Association Hospital Engagement Network

Seventy-seven Florida hospitals are actively working on improvement initiatives in ten focus areas through this collaborative.

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Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

In the state of Florida, a long-term care ombudsman is a trained volunteer who helps to improve the quality of care and quality of life for residents of long-term care settings like nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and adult family care homes.

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Florida Medical Directors Association

FMDA is the official state affiliate of the American Medical Directors Association and was formed to to help medical directors, attending physicians and other providers, practicing in post acute care, navigate their way through the continuum of care spectrum.

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Florida Osteopathic Medical Association

FOMA is the state association for osteopathic physicians in Florida, working to advance the science and art of osteopathic medicine and surgery, and to extend improved healthcare and benefits of scientific advancement in the treatment, prevention, and alleviation of human ailments to the public in the state of Florida.

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Florida Pioneer Network

The Florida Pioneer Network (FPN) is a coalition committed to a person-directed model of care, offering to individuals who live and work throughout long-term care the vision of supportive communities.

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Florida Professionals in Infection Control

FPIC provides scientifically-based infection control and epidemiological principles and practices through education, networking, and consultation to members, other organizations, and healthcare professionals to promote the well-being of the community at large.

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Hernando Diabetes Alliance

The mission of the Alliance is to improve health and quality of life of people with diabetes and those who are pre-diabetic. The QIN-QIO collaborates with the Alliance to reduce duplication of efforts through Learning and Action Network events and the recruitment of diabetes self-management coaches and participants.

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Home Care Association of Florida

Home Care Association of Florida (HCAF) exists to provide representation, communication, and advocacy for Home Health providers, and to give them the information they need to deliver high quality, cost effective services to patients and clients in their home.

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LeadingAge Florida

LeadingAge Florida is the only statewide association representing the full continuum of care for seniors. It serves nearly 400 mission-driven communities trusted with providing quality care and promotes practices that support, enable, and empower people to live fully as they age.

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The Florida Association for Healthcare Quality (FAHQ)

The Florida Association for Healthcare Quality (FAHQ) exists to support Florida’s Quality Healthcare Professionals in their efforts through educational, networking and development opportunities, providing information on best practices, evidence based medicine, and quality methodologies, creating opportunities to hear from professional, legislative and regulatory leaders, and recognizing and sharing the success stories and achievements of our own members.

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USF Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

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