CHA

Catholic Health Association

CHART

Community Health Assessment and Resource Team

CHIP

community health improvement process

CHNA

Community Health Network Area

CHP

comprehensive health planning

CME

continuing medical education

COMAH

Clinical Outcome Measure Adjusted HEDIS

COMMIT

Community Intervention Trial (for Smoking Cessation)

COPC

community-oriented primary care

COPD

chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CQI

continuous quality improvement


DNA

deoxyribonucleic acid

DTP

diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis

DSM-IV

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition


EAP

employee assistance program

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency

ERISA

Employee Retirement Income Security Act

ETS

environmental tobacco smoke


HDO

health data organization

HEDIS

Health Plan Employer Data and Information Set

Hib

Haemophilus influenzae type b

HIV

human immunodeficiency virus

HMO

health maintenance organization

HPV

human papilloma virus

HUD

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


ICD-9

International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision

ICU

intensive care unit

IM System

Indicator Measurement System

INPHO

Information Network for Public Health Officials

IOM

Institute of Medicine

IPLAN

Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Need

IRS

Internal Revenue Service



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