The Nonprofit Resource Group (NRG) is a program of the National Center for Frontier Communities (NCFC). NRG provides assessment, training, capacity building and consulting services to nonprofits, coalitions, and health service organizations in rural and frontier communities. Nonprofits and other community organizations and coalitions form an essential piece of the larger […]
The REACH Su Comunidad (RSC) Consortium was a partnership between Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) and University of Arizona College of Public Health, Northwest Regional Primary Care Association, and University of Texas School of Public Health. The RSC Consortium worked with ten communities in five states to address disparities […]
Since 2007, Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) staff have been active members of the Pyramid Coalition. The goal of the coalition is to prevent substance abuse in Hidalgo County. The efforts of the Coalition have resulted in recent downward trends of substance abuse within the county.
The Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) FORWARD NM Program works with the Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health to provide month-long rural rotation experiences for dental students.
The Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) FORWARD NM program works with the University of Arizona to provide six-week rural rotation experiences for their medical students. Students experience rural medical practice firsthand, working in a variety of health care settings throughout their rotations. The University of Arizona College of Public […]
Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) partners with Western New Mexico University (WNMU) in Silver City, New Mexico to help prepare local children and young adults for the health workforce and increase the number of students and residents being trained in the community. WNMU works under contract with SWCHI’s FORWARD […]
The University of New Mexico (UNM) Office of Community Health partners with Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) on many fronts, to develop, evaluate and disseminate research-based and promising practices to improve healthcare quality, outcomes and costs. Current programs include: Expanding the roles of Community Health Workers in Care Coordination […]
Once the parent company of Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI), Hidalgo Medical Services (HMS) contracts with CHI to collaborate on resource development for ensuring access to comprehensive primary care services. This partnership has led to some of the most innovative improvements in health service delivery in New Mexico. HMS […]
National REACH Coalition (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health) is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to support community engagement processes in order to improve health, eliminated disparities, and mitigate the impact of racism on health in racial and ethnic communities in the United States. The coalition leads […]
National Center for Frontier Communities (NCFC) is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to provide national leadership and build collaboration on issues important to frontier communities. NCFC contracts with Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) to provide administrative and financial services, board management, programmatic development and day-to-day operational support […]