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Hospital Associations

Code: TN-3000

Organizations whose members are inpatient 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. Hospital associations promote activities that improve community health status; promote coordination and collaboration among members; seek to influence state and national health care policy through active lobbying at state and federal levels; promote public understanding of health care issues; provide opportunities for ongoing professional development of staff through conferences and learned journals; prepare members for changes in health care financing and help members become effective advocates for their institutions and profession.

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