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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Health information technology workforce

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Delta Region Rural Health Workforce Training Program
Grant to establish strategic networks to support healthcare facilities in the Delta region with recruitment, training, certification, and placement of professionals in critical administrative support occupations, including medical coding and billing, claims processing, information management, and clinical documentation.
Geographic coverage: Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2022
Sponsors: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
3RNET Recruitment and Retention Assistance
Helps health professionals find jobs in rural and underserved areas and assists employers in recruiting and retaining health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: 3RNET
CORE Concepts in Telehealth Certificate Program
Self-paced online training program for healthcare students and professionals covering CORE (Clinical, Operational, Regulatory, and Ethics) concepts for successful implementation and delivery of telehealth. Organized in 7 modules, featuring case studies and interactive content on telehealth technology, telepresence skills, licensing, and regulation.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: American Board of Telehealth
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2021
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Informatics and Technology Workforce Development Program Inactive
Funding to increase the number of public health professionals trained in informatics and technology with an emphasis on improving public health reporting through modern standards and computing. Through an interdisciplinary approach to data science and managing public health information, the program is designed to build capacity of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Tribal Colleges and Universities, other minority serving institutions, and other colleges and universities to educate and diversify the future public health workforce.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Jul 26, 2021
Application Deadline: Aug 11, 2021
Sponsors: Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP) Inactive
Student loan reimbursements or stipend payments to assist rural communities in recruiting non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2021
Sponsors: Texas Department of Agriculture, Texas State Office of Rural Health
Appalachian Health Career Scholarships Inactive
Scholarships for Appalachian students pursuing careers in healthcare or a health-related field.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2021
Sponsor: Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky
Minnesota Pipeline Program Dual Training Grants Inactive
Funding for employers in Minnesota to cover the costs of degree, certificate, and/or recognized credential programs for their permanent employees who are seeking training in high-need industries and occupations, including healthcare.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2021
Sponsors: Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry, Minnesota Office of Higher Education
Iowa Hospital Education and Research Foundation Health Care Careers Scholarship Program Inactive
Scholarships for students in Iowa seeking careers in high-need healthcare fields.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2021
Sponsor: Iowa Hospital Association