Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Regulating Health Care
Lecture:Nonprofit Accrediting Orgs, Regulatory Bodies, and Professional Associations in U.S. Health Care
Slide content:Professional Associations - 1 Nonprofit organizations that support: A particular profession The interests of individuals engaged in that profession Physicians Hospital administrators The public interest 27
Slide notes:Professional associations are another group of organizations that work to keep health care safe. A professional association is a nonprofit organization of people who want to support a particular profession, the interests of individuals in that profession such as physicians or hospital administrators, and the interests of the public. 27