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Iowa Clinical Innovations for Improving Detection of Undiagnosed Hypertension and Cholesterol

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Iowa Department of Public Health
Mar 19, 2020

Melana Hammond


This program provides grants to organizations in Iowa to promote the adoption and use of electronic health records (EHR) and health information technology (HIT) to improve provider outcomes and patient health outcomes related to identification of individuals with undiagnosed hypertension and undiagnosed high cholesterol and management of adults aged 18-85.


Eligible applicants include for-profit, nonprofit, and governmental healthcare systems in Iowa that provide direct patient care.

Examples of eligible healthcare systems:

  • Federal hospital systems, such as Veterans Affairs and Indian Health Services
  • Healthcare organizations with federal reimbursement designation such as Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), Community Health Centers (CHCs), and Rural Health Centers (RHCs)
  • Hospital systems with large primary care systems
  • Physician Groups
  • Other types of healthcare networks such as Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), Health Center Controlled Networks (HCCNs), Independent Physician Associations (IPAs), and Managed Care Organizations (MCOs)
  • Healthcare networks that also provide insurance coverage and health plans
  • State and local governments responsible for providing clinical care
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $23,000
Project period: 1 year
Estimated number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $138,000

Contracts may be renewed for up to 2 additional years based on contract compliance and available funds.

Application process

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

Applications must be submitted online through the Iowa Electronic Grant Management System.

Tagged as
Accountable Care Organizations · Cardiovascular disease · Care coordination · Clinics · Critical Access Hospitals · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health information technology · Healthcare facilities · Hospitals · Rural Health Clinics · Sole Community Hospitals · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Iowa

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