Non Government Organization (NGO)

Non-government organizations (NGO) are usually non-profit charitable organizations or foundations supporting open source and health IT projects and activities.

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AAFP Center for Health IT

The Center for Health Information Technology is the focal point of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) technical expertise, advocacy, research and member services associated with medical office automation and computerization. Read More »

Ada Initiative

The Ada Initiative is a non-profit organization supporting women in 'open' technology and culture. They educate people of all genders on how to support women in open technology and culture through teaching workshops, writing policies, guides, and editorials, and speaking. Read More »

Africa Portal

The Africa Portal is an online knowledge resource for policy-related issues on Africa. Read More »

Alembic Foundation

The Alembic Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting transformation through disruptive innovation using open processes in open communities to create open technologies that are contributed to the public commons.

Alembic aims to achieve this in two ways: Read More »

Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI)

The mission of the Alliance for Nursing Informatics is to advance nursing informatics leadership, practice, education, policy and research through a unified voice of nursing informatics organizations.

AllSeen Alliance

The AllSeen Alliance is a non-profit consortium dedicated to driving the widespread adoption of products, systems and services that enable the 'Internet of Everything', built upon an open, universal development framework and supported by a vibrant ecosystem and thriving technical community. Read More »

American Association for Long Term Care Nursing (AALTCN)

The American Association for Long Term Care Nursing (AALTCN) unites all levels of nursing staff to advance excellence in the specialty of long term care nursing. It strives to achieve this by providing relevant education and advocating for long term care nursing. As the nation’s largest network of caregivers, the American Association for Long Term Care Nursing (AALTCN) strives to: Read More »

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million, that helps people 50+ have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial to them and society as a whole. Read More »

American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM)

The American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM) was originally founded in 1996. Read More »

American College of Physicians (ACP)

The American College of Physicians (ACP) is a national organization of internists — physician specialists who apply scientific knowledge and clinical expertise to the diagnosis, treatment, and compassionate care of adults across the spectrum from health to complex illness. ACP is the largest medical-specialty organization and second-largest physician group in the United States. Read More »

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) is a health information management professional association with over 61,000 members.  AHIMA is committed to supporting quality healthcare through quality information.

American HealthCare Association (AHCA)

​The American Health Care Association (AHCA) is a non-profit federation of affiliate state health organizations, together representing more than 11,000 non-profit and for-profit nursing facility, assisted living, developmentally-disabled, and sub-acute care providers that care for approximately one million elderly and disabled individuals each day.

American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA)

The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) is the center of action for more than 4,000 health care professionals, informatics researchers, and thought-leaders in biomedicine, health care and science. Read More »

American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA)

The mission of the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) is to advance the field of nursing informatics through communication, education, research and other professional activities.

American Psychological Association (APA)

The American Psychological Association (APA) is a scientific and professional organization that represents psychology in the United States. With more than 154,000 members, APA is the largest association of psychologists worldwide. The mission of the APA is to advance the creation, communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives. Read More »