Grants for Improving Access to Quality Health Care for Children and Youth with Epilepsy

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Subject: Child/Youth Welfare, Health, Healthcare Access
Deadline: May 12, 2016

"The purpose of this program is to facilitate the delivery of quality health care for children and youth with epilepsy (CYE) by:  

  1. Implementing evidence-based and innovative models of telehealth and/or telemedicine (including mobile health or mhealth) using health information technologies;
  2. Implementing the Got Transition Six Core Elements Framework to help youth successfully transition from the pediatric to adult system of health care; and
  3. Facilitating outreach and education regarding epilepsy among pertinent stakeholders.

The goal of this initiative is to utilize quality improvement methods and measure outcomes to improve access to coordinated and comprehensive quality care for CYE, with an emphasis on populations experiencing health disparities and CYE residing in underserved and/or rural communities."

Funder: Health Resources and Services Administration
Eligibility: "Any public or private entity, including an Indian tribe or tribal organization (as those terms are defined at 25 U.S.C. 450(b)). Faith-based and community-based organizations, Tribes, and tribal organizations are eligible to apply."
Amount: Unspecified
Contact: Link.