The Partnership for Better Health is a network for health care organizations, providers, advocates and consumers dedicated to lowering the cost of care through prevention, intervention and innovation.

The Partnership for Better Health works to educate the public, inform policy makers and engage political candidates about the need to invest in health to save on health care.

PARTNER ORGANIZATIONS

  • ALS Association, Iowa Chapter
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Iowa Chapter
  • American Cancer Society
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME Iowa)
  • American Heart Association
  • American Lung Association in Iowa
  • Arthritis Foundation, Iowa Chapter
  • Brain Injury Association of Iowa
  • Broadlawns Medical Center
  • Clean Air for Everyone Citizens Action Network (CAFE Iowa CAN)
  • Community Health Charities Iowa
  • Community HIV/Hepatitis Advocates of Iowa Network (CHAIN)
  • Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Iowa
  • Des Moines Area Community College
  • Des Moines University
  • Des Moines Women Heart
  • Easter Seals of Iowa
  • Epilepsy Foundation of North Central Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska
  • Family Planning Council of Iowa
  • Free Clinics of Iowa
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Iowa Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans
  • Iowa Alliance of YMCAs
  • Iowa Association of Area Agencies on Aging
  • Iowa Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (IAHPERD)
  • Iowa Bicycle Coalition
  • Iowa Biotech Association
  • Iowa Cancer Consortium
  • Iowa Care Givers Association
  • Iowa Chiropractic Society
  • Iowa Counties Public Health Association (ICPHA)
  • Iowa Family Caregiver
  • Iowa Farmers Union
  • Iowa Health System
  • Iowa Nurses Association
  • Iowa Occupational Therapy Association (IOTA)
  • Iowa Osteopathic Medical Association (IOMA)
  • Iowa Pharmacy Association
  • Iowa Physical Therapy Association (IPTA)
  • Iowa Primary Care Association
  • Iowa Public Health Association
  • Iowa Rural Health Association
  • Iowa State Grange
  • Iowa Tobacco Prevention Alliance
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Iowa Chapter
  • Live Healthy America
  • Live Healthy Iowa
  • Lupus Foundation of Iowa
  • Mercy Medical Center
  • National Federation of Independent Business
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter
  • Palmer College of Chiropractic
  • Polk County Medical Society
  • Positive Iowans Taking Charge
  • Prevent Blindness Iowa
  • State Hygienic Laboratory at The University of Iowa
  • Stroke Detection Plus
  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Iowa Affiliate
  • The University of Iowa College of Public Health
  • US Too Greater Quad Cities Prostate Cancer Support Group
  • Visiting Nurses Services of Iowa
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Wellness Council of Iowa

Financial and administrative support for the Partnership for Better Health has been provided by GlaxoSmithKline.