Electronic Case Reporting (eCR) Grants for Tribal Nations
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National Indian Health Board
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:
- Assess current processes and identify needs and gaps
to successfully transition to an eCR system
- 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)
- 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
- 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.
Amount of funding
Award ceiling: $350,000
Project period: 18 months
Estimated number of awards: 2
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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