National Cooperative of Health Networks Association, Inc., is a national association of health networks and strategic partners. Our mission is to support and strengthen health networks through collaboration, networking, leadership development and education.
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Health Network leaders across the nation


Board of Directors Call
April 21, 2015 at 4:00 PM
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Board of Directors Call
May 5, 2015 at 4:00 PM
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2015 NCHN Annual Conference & Rural Health Summit
September 1, 2015 at 8:00 AM
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Welcome to NCHN

The National Cooperative of Health Networks Association (NCHN) is a national professional membership organization comprised exclusively of health networks, alliances, and/or  consortiums dedicated to supporting the success of health networks.

NCHN is a not-for-profit national membership organization, which is governed by its members through an elected Board of Directors. Founded in the late 1980s, NCHN was incorporated in 1995. In the beginning, NCHN was comprised of 5-7 members representing newly formed networks.

Today the membership is approximately 60 network organizations across the nation and growing. NCHN is a dynamic, progressive, and nationally recognized professional organization that is relevant for health networks regardless of their stage of development.

Recent Documents

NCHN Membership Brochure
An overview of member benefits
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NCHN Membership Brochure for Networks
An overview of NCHN with a list of benefits for network members
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HCAHPS Webinar Series: November 2013 - 2014 (12 sessions)

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From the NCHN Blog

Santa Cruz County Adolescent Wellness Network: Taking integrated vertical networking to a new level
. With Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) support and connections...
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From the Executive Director (March 2015)
Iíve heard the statement, from several parts of the country, ďIf you donít...
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Rural Health Network Evaluation: What and Why?
Evaluating the network organization or a specific network program is an...
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Discussion Board

From NRHA Grassroots: Contact your Senators
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NCHN's New Website
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Benefits of Membership

Annual Educational Conference
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Leadership Learning Community
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Quarterly Conference Calls
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Executive Coaching Program
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Discounts on Products & Services through the NCHN Business Partner Program
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The NCHN Mission

To support and strengthen health networks through collaboration, networking, leadership development, and education.