AARP's mission is to enhance the quality of life for all as people age, leading positive social change and delivering value to its members through information, advocacy and service. Founded in 1958, AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.
The mission of CAMC is to strive to provide the best health care to every patient, every day. The CAMC Health System was created in 1984 to meet the challenges of providing high-tech, health services to West Virginians, thereby pulling together seven hospitals with a history of community service dating back to 1895. The CAMC health system provides charity care to 32% of West Virginia's uninsured.
The West Virginia University Hospital System includes a 531-bed hospital in Morgantown, West Virginia, which serves as a teaching hospital for West Virginia University. WVUH is committed to providing excellent healthcare through the highest standards, a dedicated staff, outstanding specialists and state-of-the-art facilities.
The mission of PIHN is to meet the health care needs of WV communities by striving for quality care throughout the network and by leveraging existing resources while working collaboratively to improve organizational efficiencies. This network focuses on improving the health status of West Virginians while assuring access to essential health services in the rural communities.
The mission of the West Virginia Academy of Family Physicians is to improve the health of patients, families and communities by serving the needs of members with professionalism and creativity. The WVAFP is a chapter of the American Academy of Family Physicians, one of the largest national medical organizations, representing more than 94,600 family physicians, family medicine residents and medical students nationwide. Founded in 1947, its mission has been to preserve and promote the science and art of Family Medicine and to ensure high-quality, cost-effective health care for patients of all ages.
The mission of the West Virginia Association of Free Clinics is to serve as an advocate for WV's member free clinics and for the populations they serve. What is a free clinic? Free Clinics offer a variety of free-of-charge health care services to those who don't have access to health care through traditional methods. In West Virginia, Free Clinics are supported with state funding and also look to their local communities for support through cash and in-kind donations.
The NASWWV is a chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 150,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
West Virginia ACEP exists to serve the needs of patients seeking emergency medical care in West Virginia, protect West Virginia residents from injury through appropriate education and legislative efforts, and advance the practice of emergency medicine in West Virginia.
Patsy Hardy, Secretary
The mission of the WVHA is to promote a strong healthcare system in West Virginia that supports and improves the health of those served by our hospitals, as well as the economic condition of the state.
The mission of the West Virginia Rural Health Association is to serve as an advocate for preserving and improving the health care status of all rural people through education and effective communication. The West Virginia Rural Health Association is a membership organization that believes that the health status of West Virginians is related to the social, economic and environmental conditions of the state.
Established in 1867, the West Virginia State Medical Association is a physician-based organization which focuses on public health issues, strives to provide the highest level of continuing medical education, and seeks to promote the time honored commitment of the medical profession while improving the quality of life for West Virginians.
The mission of the WVNA is to ensure a unified and powerful voice for all nurses, to advocate for enhancement and access to quality, professional, healthcare services for all citizens of West Virginia, and to promote the professional development of nurses to ensure the forward progress of the nursing profession.