American Society for Heathcare Risk Management, www.ashrm.org
Established in 1980, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association with more than 5,400 members representing healthcare, insurance, law and other related professions.  ASHRM promotes effective and innovative risk management strategies and professional leadership through education, recognition, advocacy, publications, networking and interactions with leading health care organizations and government agencies.   ASHRM initiatives focus on developing and implementing safe and effective patient care practices, the preservation of financial resources and the maintenance of safe working environments.

 

Florida Health Care Association, www.fhca.org
FHCA works to educate society and government to invest in the well-being of elderly and disabled individuals and to assure access to long-term care. FHCA is committed to developing necessary and reasonable public policies which balance economic and regulatory principles in order to support quality care and the quality of life. 

Defense Research Institute, www.dri.org
DRI is the national organization of defense trial lawyers and corporate counsel. DRI provides numerous educational and informational resources to DRI members and offers many opportunities for liaison among defense trial lawyers, Corporate America, and state and local defense organizations.

 

Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida, www.mbaf.org
The Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida is a trade organization composed of loan origination companies, servicing companies, and affiliated industry service providers. We have been serving Florida's mortgage and housing industry since 1952. Our members adhere to a canon of ethics that calls for the use of sound and ethical business practices.   The Mortgage Bankers Association of Florida is dedicated to the preservation and improvement of the Mortgage Banking Industry through a proactive relationship with Federal and State legislators, industry agencies, and other housing trade organizations.

 

Long Term Care Risk Forum, www.thelmsforum.com
The LTC Risk Forum is dedicated to the development of online interactive collaborative environments.   Founded in 2007 our mission is to develop new and innovative ways for the business and legal community to share ideas and improve the process by which they communicate.

Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, www.thclm.org
The Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) is an inclusive, collaborative organization that promotes and furthers the highest standards of claims and litigation management and brings together the thought leaders in both industries. CLM’s Members and Fellows include risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel and third party vendors.

 

LeadingAge (formally AAHSA), www.leadingage.org
The members of LeadingAge help millions of individuals and their families every day through mission-driven, not-for-profit organizations dedicated to providing the services that people need, when they need them, in the place they call home.

 

Florida Hospital Association, www.fha.org
FHA is a not-for-profit association representing all types of hospitals throughout the state. The purpose of the Association is to advocate proactively on behalf of hospitals at the state level on issues that will assist its members in their mission of community services and care to patients. Currently, FHA's membership includes 168 hospitals, 17 Professional Membership Groups, and over 1,800 professional members.

 

Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety, www.fha.org
The Florida Society for Healthcare Risk Management and Patient Safety (FSHRMPS) is the largest professional membership group of the Florida Hospital Association and one of the largest chapters of the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). FSHRMPS provides an organized structure at the local and state level for individuals in the field of health care risk management; provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and sharing of resources; and serves as a resource to related government organizations and associations.

 

LeadingAge Florida (formally FAHSA)  www.leadingageflorida.org
LeadingAge Florida, formerly the Florida Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (FAHSA),was established in 1963 as a Florida not-for-profit corporation.  Its purpose is to provide leadership, advocacy, and education for retirement housing and nursing home communities that serve the needs of Florida's retirees. FAHSA is committed to assisting its members in providing the highest quality of services possible to the residents they serve.  To accomplish its purpose, the association provides up-to-date information, education, representation, group services, and networking as well as prompt, efficient service to the professional staff of its member communities.

 

Florida Defense Lawyers Association, www.fdla.org
The Florida Defense Lawyers Association was formed in April 1967 to represent the interests of Lawyers in private practice whose practice was primarily the defense of civil matters.  Over 1000 strong, FDLA now extends membership to Lawyers employed by public agencies and private corporations.  Its goals remain the same: to promote a level playing field in civil litigation and to foster our members' growth as professionals.  Our interests span such diverse issues as law practice economics, legislative developments, influencing substantive law, developing professional referrals, sharing expert information, supporting members on statewide committees and elected offices.

American Health Care Association, www.ahca.org
As the nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, the American Health Care Association (AHCA) advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly and disabled Americans. Compassionate and caring employees provide essential care to one million individuals in our 11,000 not-for-profit and proprietary member facilities.   AHCA represents the long term care community to the nation at large – to government, business leaders, and the general public. It also serves as a force for change within the long term care field, providing information, education, and administrative tools that enhance quality at every level.

 

Florida Assisted Living Association, www.falausa.com
The Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA) is a strong, unified, professional organization representing the owners and operators of assisted living communities. In today's world every professional must have an advocate that promotes the interests and goals of its members and that serves as a watchdog for initiatives that run contrary to the mission and goals of its members. Assisted living is what FALA is all about. Who we represent is crystal clear. Our membership is comprised of facilities ranging in size from those who care for a few individuals to those that care for hundreds. Big, small, for-profit and not-for profit there is a place for every type of ALF operated in Florida. When you join FALA you are joining the largest network of assisted living providers in Florida and the nation.

 

Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association, www.pala.org
PALA is a non-profit association devoted to encouraging and promoting the development of high standards for the assisted living industry. Dedicated to helping assisted living providers address relevant issues and challenges as they arise in the emerging industry, PALA provides education, unity, advocacy and interaction.

 

American Health Lawyers Association, www.healthlawyers.org
The mission of the American Health Lawyers Association is to provide a collegial forum for interaction and information exchange to enable its members to serve their clients more effectively; to produce the highest quality non-partisan educational programs, products, and services concerning health law issues; and to serve as a public resource on selected healthcare legal issues.  Health Lawyers provides resources to address the issues facing its active members who practice in law firms, government, in-house settings and academia and who represent the entire spectrum of the health industry: physicians, hospitals and health systems, health maintenance organizations, health insurers, life sciences, managed care companies, nursing facilities, home care providers, and consumers.

 

Pennsylvania Health Care Association and the Center for Assisted Living Management, www.phca.org
The Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA) and its companion organization, the Center for Assisted Living Management (CALM), advocate for compassionate, quality long-term care for Pennsylvania’s elderly and disabled residents. Our 300-plus members are predominantly long-term care providers, including nursing homes, personal care homes and assisted living residences, whose top priority is to provide quality health care and quality of life for those entrusted to their care.

Assisted Living Federation of America, www.alfa.org
The Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA) is the only professional association exclusively dedicated to companies operating professionally managed assisted living communities for seniors. With over 500 large and small company members nationwide, the Assisted Living Federation of America serves as the voice of senior living, continually "raises the bar" for operational excellence, and advocates on behalf of our members and the seniors they serve.

 

Philadelphia Area Society of Healthcare Risk Management, http://www.pashrm.net/
Philadelphia Area Society of Healthcare Risk Management (PASHRM) is an organization of professional and committed individuals who have primary responsibility for, or actively participate on behalf of the healthcare provider in risk management, quality assurance, corporate compliance, safety, utilization review, corporate legal, and loss control activities.   PASHRM is comprised of a selective membership designed to encourage the free exchange of information between professionals in the healthcare field for the purpose of improving healthcare delivery, reduce risk to patients as well as the healthcare providers, and disseminate information on current trends in healthcare.

 

Professional Liability Defense Federation, www.pldf.org/
The Professional Liability Defense Federation™ is a not-for-profit organization designed to bring together attorneys, claims professionals and risk management specialists to share expertise and information helpful to the successful defense of professional liability claims.

 

 

Risk and Insurance Management Society, www.rims.org
The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management. Founded in 1950, RIMS represents more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and governmental entities. The Society serves more than 10,000 risk management professionals around the world.

 

Northeast Pennsylvania Long Term Care Association, www.nepaltca.com
To enhance the lives of senior citizens throughout Northeast Pennsylvania by raising funds, providing access to further education and petitioning government for continued improvements for the care of our elderly population.

 

Society of Health Care Risk Management of New Jersey, www.shcrmnj.org
The purpose of the Society for Health Care Risk Management of NJ is to advance the professional practice and development of healthcare risk management throughout the state by offering educational programs that highlight current issues and trends in legislation, case law and the changing healthcare system, Provide an open forum for the interchange of ideas, problem solving, and sharing innovative procedures and new risk management techniques, Develop professional relationships among our members, Supporting the risk management professional’s commitment to safety and quality care through risk reduction.