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North Dakota HIT Planning Loan Program

Sponsor
North Dakota Health Information Technology
Deadlines
Jan 15, 2018
Contact

Sheldon Wolf
701.328.1991
shwolf@nd.gov

Purpose

This program provides low-interest loans to healthcare entities to build their health information technology (HIT) infrastructure.

Eligible projects include:

  • Purchase, installation, and/or support of software and hardware required to implement fully functional, standards-based, interoperable electronic health records systems
  • Electronic medication history and electronic patient medical history information systems
  • Electronic personal health record systems
  • Electronic prescribing, including pharmacy systems
  • Other electronic systems needed to meet “meaningful use”
Eligibility

Only entities that are located in North Dakota and provide services to North Dakota residents are eligible to participate including, but not limited to the following:

  • Hospitals and hospital-owned clinics
  • Individual practitioners, including but not limited to:
    • Doctor of medicine or osteopathy
    • Doctor of dental surgery or of dental medicine
    • Doctor of podiatric medicine
    • Doctor of optometry
    • Chiropractor
  • Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse-midwives
  • Provider owned clinics, Rural Health Clinics, and Community Health Centers
  • Long term care facilities
  • Local public health units
  • Emergency medical service providers and ambulance services
  • Pharmacies
  • Behavioral/mental health facilities and providers
Geographic coverage
North Dakota
Amount of funding

Total Funds Available: $2,500,000

Amounts vary by applicant type. Maximum loan amounts are:

  • $125,000 for stand alone individual practitioners not affiliated with a multi-professional entity, provider system or network
  • $625,000 for hospital and multi-professional entities
  • $1,250,000 for entities with 3 or more commonly owned facilities
Application process

Links to additional guidance and application instructions are available on the program website.

Instructions for hand delivery, postal mail, or email submission are provided in the application instructions.

Tagged as
Capital funding · Health information technology · Healthcare facilities · Technology for health and human services · North Dakota



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