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Rural and Frontier Emergency Medical Services in Oregon

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.

Sponsor
Oregon Office of Rural Health
Deadlines
Feb 22, 2019
Contact

Rebecca Dobert
dobert@ohsu.edu

Purpose

This is an opportunity to be part of a statewide application for supplemental funding for improvement in the delivery and coordination of rural and frontier emergency medical services in Oregon. Selected projects will be submitted to HRSA as part of the competitive application opportunity.

Proposed activities must align with one of the program focus areas:

  1. Implement demonstration projects on sustainable models of rural and frontier EMS care. Projects will facilitate the development and implementation of promising solutions for the problems faced by vulnerable EMS agencies and contribute to an evidence base for appropriate interventions.
  2. Address the issue of sustainability - the ability to maintain or expand access to EMS in rural/frontier communities for the long term. Proposed activities must address an important problem or critical barrier to the provision of rural emergency care. This may include approaches to encourage EMS-based community health service program development. Proposed projects may also test solutions to process issues.
Eligibility

Project participants must include rural and/or frontier EMS agencies or personnel, but may also include:

  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Rural health networks
  • Community-based organizations

Collaboration may be solely within Oregon or in collaboration with other states. Potential partners may include state hospital associations, state offices of EMS, regional and state networks, and others concerned with the future of rural and frontier EMS.

Geographic coverage
Oregon
Amount of funding

The opportunity is competitive nationwide for 8 total awards of up to $250,000 per year for the 3 year project period.

Application process

Links to application instructions and templates are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Email the Notice of Intent to dobert@ohsu.edu by February 22, 2019. Applicants will be notified about project selection by March 13, 2019.

Tagged as
Community and faith-based initiatives · Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency medical services · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Frontier and remote areas · Healthcare quality · Rural Health Clinics · Sustainability of programs · Oregon



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