Term Medical Clinic Associations
Code TN-5020
Definition Organizations whose members are community health centers, charitable clinics, clinics in rural areas and other outpatient health care facilities that have affiliated for the purpose of promoting mutual interests and improving the quality, accessibility, affordability and continuity of health care services through a program of advocacy, education, research, information and leadership. Medical clinic associations promote activities that improve community health status; seek to influence state and national health care policy through active lobbying at state and federal levels; promote public understanding of health care issues; prepare members for changes in health care financing and help members become effective advocates for their institutions and profession and the patients they serve.
Created 8/14/12
Changed 8/14/12
Use References Charity Clinic Associations
Community Health Center Associations
Free Clinic Associations
Rural Health Clinic Associations
See Also References Aging/Long Term Care Facility Associations (TN-0300)
Health Statistics (TJ-8000.3000)
Home Care/Hospice Associations (TN-2900)
Hospital Associations (TN-3000)
Life Sciences Associations (TN-8100.4500)
Medical and Health Sciences Research (TR-1000.5000)
Medical Associations (TN-5000)
Medical Records (DF-7000.5100)
Outpatient Health Facilities (LN)
External Classification Terms Health Care, General/Other (NPC E01)
Occupationally/Professionally Oriented Groups/Associations (UW
Other Government/Economic Services (USA OT-600)
Other Government/Economic Services (CAN OT-600)
Professional Societies & Associations (E) (NTE E03)
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
Bibliographic References

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