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Oregon Critical Access Hospital and Emergency Medical Services Partnered Improvement Projects

Oregon Office of Rural Health
Dec 3, 2021

Rebecca Dobert


The Oregon Office of Rural Health provides funding to critical access hospitals (CAHs) and their partner emergency medical services agencies to strengthen coordination between pre-hospital and hospital providers, policies, and programs. Projects may target patients transferred from pre-hospital EMS to hospital providers or from hospital providers to EMS-based care, such as community paramedic or mobile integrated health programs.

Objectives include:

  • Promote team-oriented care improvement
  • Improve service integration
  • Reduce barriers to care or capacity gaps
  • Advance the use of policy/program tools to improve outcomes for patients transferred from pre-hospital to hospital settings

Eligible applicants are CAHs that are partnering with EMS agencies in Oregon.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

$5,000 each for up to 2 projects

Application process

Links to application instructions and the application cover sheet are available on the program website.

Email completed applications in a single PDF document to Rebecca Dobert.

Tagged as
Access · Critical Access Hospitals · Emergency medical services · Integrated service delivery · Networking and collaboration · Oregon

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