The Foundation for Healthy Communities is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to improve health and health care delivery in New Hampshire. Founded in 1995 by the New Hampshire Hospital Association, in partnership with the state’s hospitals, health plans, clinicians, home care agencies and public policy leaders, the Foundation has become a leader in quality and patient safety initiatives, healthcare delivery improvements, access to care, preventive care and promoting community health.
The Foundations primary objectives are:
- To collect, analyze, and evaluate data about health and about the delivery, quality, management and organization of health services
- To promote, sponsor and conduct applied research and scientific investigation relative to quality, health delivery process improvement and health policy; and
- To communicate information, sponsor education and training, and facilitate innovation and access for the improvement of health and the creation of healthy communities.
In addressing New Hampshire’s ever-changing health care needs, the Foundation’s projects are always evolving. You’ll find up-to-date information on Foundation initiatives, partnerships, research, downloads of publications, and links to helpful health care resources by visiting www.healthyNH.com.