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HRSA Releases FOA. Federal Telemedicine News. On January 18th, HRSA’s Office of Rural Health Policy released the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) (HRSA-13-157) soliciting applications for the “Delta States Rural Development Network Grant Program”.
New grant will increase use of telemedicine for rural Virginians. FierceHealthIT. A $270,000 grant will create the Southside Telehealth Training Academy and Resource Center (STAR) in Martinsville, the University of Virginia health system announced.
7 Telemedicine Risk Categories. Becker's Hospital Review. A new report outlines the patient safety and malpractice risks associated with telemedicine programs, and it explores potential strategies for lowering these risks.
Technology Diffusion Grants Program. Center for Technology and Aging. The Center has funded 22 organizations to identify the best ways to deploy and sustain technology-enabled programs for older adults with chronic health conditions in the areas of medication optimization, remote patient monitoring, care transitions, and mobile health (mHealth).
CHeQ Announces New Funding. Federal Telemedicine News. The California Health eQuality (CHeQ) program managed by the UC Davis Institute for Population Health Improvement (IPHI) has announced two new funding opportunities to support development of the HIE in the state.
HHS Announces $1.9M for Six New Telehealth Resource Centers.iHealthBeat. HRSA is administering the grants through the Telehealth Resource Center Grant Program, which provides funding to projects that use telehealth networks to improve health care services
Telemedicine Startup Drishti Eye Care Raises Funding From Lok Capital. Telepresence News. The company plans to use the capital raised to extend its service to underserved geographies of Karnataka.
Verizon Foundation Grants. The Verizon Foundation gives grants to eligible foundations, specifically focusing on healthcare, among other fields. In 2011, the Verizon Foundation gave over $66 million in grant funding.
Telemedicine Grants and Funding News
This page contains current Telemedicine-related grant opportunities. Please send us an email if you know of a Telemedicine funding opportunity that should be added to this page.
New Funding Oppportunities
Rural Health Information Technology Workforce Program Announcement (HRSA-13-251). This program supports formal rural health networks that focus on activities related to the recruitment, education, training, and retention of health IT specialists.
Award Ceiling: $300,000
Due: April 15th, 2013
Grants to Expand the Use of Technology-Assisted Care in Targeted Areas of Need (TI-13-008) The Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration is offering this grant to domestic public and private nonprofit entities to expand and/or enhance the capacity of substance abuse treatment providers to serve persons in treatment who have been underserved because of lack of access to treatment in their immediate community due to transportation concerns, an inadequate number of substance abuse treatment providers in their community, and/or financial constraints.
Award Ceiling: $280,000 (Technology Eligible)
Due: April 10th, 2013
Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program. Seeks to increase public safety through innovative cross-system collaboration for individuals with mental illnesses or co-occuring mental health and substance abuse disorders who come into contact with the justice system.
Award Ceiling: $250,000 (Technology Eligible)
Due: March 25th, 2013
USDA Rural Utilities Services Distance Learning / Telemedicine Grant (RUS) - designed specifically to meet the educational and health care needs of rural America. Through loans, grants and loan/grant combinations, advanced telecommunications technologies provide enhanced learning and health care opportunities for rural residents.
Award Ceiling: $500,000 (Technology Required; Minimum 15% match)
Due: Typically April or May (Not Yet Announced)
Ongoing Funding and Grant Portal Pages
CHCF Health Innovation Fund. CHCF's Innovations for the Underserved program makes "program-related investments" (PRIs) in medical and health care devices, technologies, and services. CHCF is interested in accelerating the development of innovations that change the way heath care is organized and delivered — with a focus on lowering health care system costs and improving access for the underserved.