Minnesota community collaboratives selected for $3.8 million in e-health awards

According to the Minnesota Department of Health…

Minnesota’s State Innovation Model initiative awarded $3.8 million in grants to help 12 community collaboratives use e-health to promote health and improve care coordination. These grants will enable providers across different health care settings to have access to the information they need to coordinate care and keep people healthy and out of the hospital.

Here’s a breakdown of the specific grants…

Six collaboratives were selected to receive development grants:

  • Integrity Health Network (Duluth) $65,885
  • Medica Health Plans (Minnetonka) $75,000
  • Fairview Foundation (Ebenezer) $75,000
  • White Earth Nation (White Earth) $75,000
  • Lutheran Social Services (St. Paul) $75,000
  • Wilderness Health (Two Harbors) $75,000

Six collaboratives were selected to receive implementation grants:

  • Touchstone Mental Health (Minneapolis) on behalf of Mission Hennepin Community Collaborative $567,597
  • Southern Prairie Community Care (Marshall) $897,780
  • Winona Health (Winona) $265,950
  • FQHC Urban Health Network-FUHN (St. Paul) $440,970
  • Northwestern Mental Health Center (Crookston) $749,323
  • Otter Tail County Public Health (Fergus Falls) $483,565
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About Ann Treacy

Librarian who follows rural broadband in MN and good uses of new technology (blandinonbroadband.org), hosts a radio show on MN music (mostlyminnesota.com), supports people experiencing homelessness in Minnesota (elimstrongtowershelters.org) and helps with social justice issues through Women’s March MN.

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