Grant applications for a telehealth technology pilot are now available through the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC).
The MHCC will fund up to three awards to demonstrate the impact of telehealth on any of the following issues:
1) Using telehealth to manage hospital Prevention Quality Indicators;
2) Incorporating telehealth in hospital innovative care delivery models through ambulatory practice shared savings programs;
3) Using telemedicine in hospital emergency departments and during transport of critically ill patients to aid in preparation for receipt of patient;
4) Deploying telehealth in schools for applications including asthma management, diabetes, childhood obesity, behavioral health, and smoking cessation;
5) Using telehealth for routine and high-risk pregnancies.
Funding per award is up to $30,000 and requires a 2:1 financial match rate.
Applications are available through MHCC and are due by 5 p.m. EST on April 24, 2015.
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