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Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) Grants for Tribal Nations

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National Indian Health Board
Mar 17, 2022

Karrie Joseph


The National Indian Health Board will provide grants for eligible applicants to begin the implementation process of electronic case reporting (eCR) directly to the tribal public health authority (PHA).

Funding objectives include:

  1. Assess current processes and identify needs and gaps to successfully transition to an eCR system
  2. Establish the systems and processes needed to receive eCR data directly to the tribal public health authority by connecting to the Association of Public Health Labs (APHL) Informatics Messaging Service (AIMS)
  3. Establish a set of criteria, or rules, that will be used by AIMS to send the designated eCRs of tribal citizens directly to the tribal public health authority
  4. Establish the necessary internal processes to ensure timely and successful project implementation

Eligible applicants include federally recognized tribal governments, tribal organizations, and inter-tribal consortium. Tribal Epidemiology Centers, as Public Health Authorities are also eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $350,000
Project period: 18 months
Estimated number of awards: 2

Application process

Email the completed application to Karrie Joseph.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Health information technology · Needs assessment methods and resources · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Public health

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