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Technical Assistance Provider to Identify Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Disparities in Iowa

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
Iowa Department of Public Health
Deadlines
Jul 27, 2021
Contact

Melana Hammond
515.281.4900
melana.hammond@idph.iowa.gov

Purpose

The Iowa Department of Public Health is seeking a technical assistance provider to assist Iowa clinics and health system sites in eliminating healthcare disparities related to high blood pressure and high cholesterol through the adoption of evidence-based clinical quality measures, including monitoring and implementation activities.

Applicants will identify and engage at least 4 clinics or healthcare system sites. Possible sites include:

  • Federal hospital systems, such as Veterans Affairs and Indian Health Services
  • Healthcare organizations with federal reimbursement designation such as Federally Qualified Health Centers, Community Health Centers, or Rural Health Centers
  • Hospital systems with large primary care systems
  • Physician Groups
  • Other types of healthcare networks such as Accountable Care Organizations, Health Center Controlled Networks, Independent Physician Associations, and Managed Care Organizations
  • Healthcare networks that also provide insurance coverage and health plans
  • State or local government responsible for providing clinical care
Eligibility

Eligible applicants providing services within the State of Iowa include:

  • Nonprofit organizations
  • For-profit organizations
  • Local boards of health
  • Public health agencies
  • Governmental entities
  • Healthcare systems
Geographic coverage
Iowa
Amount of funding

Anticipated award: $85,000
Project period: 1 year with potential for continuation
Estimated number of awards: 1

Application process

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

Tagged as
Cardiovascular disease · Clinics · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health disparities · Healthcare facilities · Healthcare quality · Public health · Rural Health Clinics · Iowa



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