Health Policy Development, Implementation, and Evaluation

As an independent non-profit organization, Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) is uniquely situated to provide non-biased health policy analysis and engage multiple stakeholders in discussion and action.¬†Examples of our health policy work include: Conducting a Health Impact Assessment of the quality and quantity of food available to low income families in New Mexico. The […]

Training and Technical Assistance

Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) staff provides strategic consulting and technical assistance to individual organizations, community coalitions, state and federal agencies and national associations and organizations. Our clients include the New Mexico Primary Care Training Consortium, the National Center for Frontier Communities, the National REACH Coalition, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, the […]

Research and Evaluation

Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) partners with universities and other researchers to provide community participatory research, as well as translation of existing data sources to inform healthcare systems, programs and policy. Research coauthored by CHI staff members includes: The Role of Community Health Centers in Assessing the Social Determinants of Health for Planning and […]

Convening and Partnering

As an independent nonprofit, Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) is highly innovative and adaptable, which is not always the case with government agencies or universities. CHI is uniquely situated to engage a broad range of stakeholders, from grassroots non-profits to government agencies, in discussion and action to make communities healthier.¬† Recent convening of innovators […]

Fiscal and Administrative Management

Southwest Center for Health Innovation (CHI) provides support to nonprofit organizations with a public health and/or social service focus. Using a shared services model, we provide financial, program management, resource development, and organizational and systems improvement services. CHI manages several grants and contracts on behalf of, or in collaboration with three nonprofit, public health partners. […]