Community Apgar Project (Apgar)
A research-validated questionnaire used to assist rural hospitals in North Dakota identify strengths and challenges related to recruiting Family Medicine Physicians.
Community Health Needs Assessment
Hospitals work with their communities to identify the health needs of their citizens through the CHNA process. Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) must conduct a CHNA once every three years, as mandated by the Affordable Care Act.
National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative (NIEJI)
NIEJI will work to address the lack of culturally appropriate information and community education materials on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation in Indian Country.
Native Aging in Place Project (NAPP)
NAPP works with the Spirit Lake Nation to build local capacity to care for the community’s elders while they remain in their homes.
NIEJI Innovation Grant
Provides opportunities to tribes to develop elder abuse protection programs, gather tribal data about elder abuse in Indian Country, and produce additional training modules for professionals on working with elder abuse in Indian Country.
North Dakota Behavioral Health Stakeholders
The Behavioral Health Stakeholders are a group of dedicated professionals working together to enhance the quality of services available to the citizens of North Dakota who are challenged with behavioral health and/or substance abuse issues.
North Dakota Oral Health Status
The North Dakota Oral Health Status project produces research on oral health in North Dakota. Develops evidence-based recommendations to improve access to dental services, funded by Pew Charitable Trusts and conducted by the UND Center for Rural Health.
Primary Care Office (PCO)
The North Dakota Primary Care Office (PCO) program is a subcontract with the North Dakota State Health Department for recruitment and retention assistance and shortage area designation activities.
Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP)
Provides funding to small rural hospitals to help them pay for costs related to the implementation of PPS, comply with provisions of HIPAA, and reduce medical errors and support quality improvement.
State Office of Rural Health (SORH)
A federal-state partnership to help rural communities build their healthcare services through public and private partnerships and initiatives in rural health development.
TruServe is a web-based tracking system that allows organizations to conveniently monitor and report progress.
Wac'in Yeya: The Hope Project
A pilot research grant to conduct focus groups with Lakota youth and develop creative projects about what gives them hope.
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