The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) announce the availability of funds to support technological and telehealth projects that facilitate health care transformation activities.
Donor Name: New York State Department of Health
State: New York
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: Not Available
Grant Duration: 5 Years
Funding will be made available in the form of grants and can include capital, non-capital, and working capital expenses. Applicants should submit a project proposal focused on one of four categories:
- Electronic Health Records
- Examples of projects include consolidating infrastructure, implementing clinical decision support, and/or improving revenue cycle management or other systems that improve the efficiency of the healthcare organization and improve quality of care.
- This may include improvements to IT infrastructure, the user experience or other improvements that can lead to employee satisfaction or improve the patient experience. Any upgrading of systems should also include improvements to meet best practices in cybersecurity standards and include interoperability to systems with the Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY) and data exchange partners.
- Cyber Security
- Examples of projects include improvements to the organization’s cybersecurity posture including the implementation of the NIST cybersecurity framework, HIPAA requirements and meeting HITRUST certification requirements.
- This could include improvements to technical infrastructure that supports security, implementation of security controls/policies/procedures to meet NIST requirements and improvements to cyber security and confidentiality of data.
- Health Management Tools
- Examples of projects include implementing applications that aggregate clinical and administrative data to support the provision of care, improve patient outcomes, and/or support participation of providers in value-based contracting.
- Tools may support understanding/controlling total cost of care, identifying gaps in care to support improvements in quality and patient engagement. Tools may support remote patient monitoring to improve health outcomes.
- Examples of projects include implementation and improvement of telehealth applications that improve access to care or improve the provision of services. Projects of particular interest are those that improve access to care in regions/areas with limited providers/specialties (ex: pediatric behavioral health).
Anticipated Initial Contract Length
Each “Eligible Applicant” must meet all the following criteria to be eligible to receive grant funding under this RFA:
- Eligible Applicants must be a legally existing organization and capable of entering into a binding Master Grant Contract (MGC) with NYSDOH.
- Eligible Applicants must be one of the following types of provider organizations established in accordance with PHL Sections 2825-g and 2825-h:
- Residential Health Care Facilities;
- Adult Care Facilities;
- Diagnostic and Treatment Centers;
- Children’s Residential Treatment Facilities;
- Assisted Living Programs;
- Behavioral Health;
- Home Care Providers;
- Primary Care Providers;
- Community-Based Programs funded under the Office of Mental Health, the Office of Addiction Services and Supports, the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, or through local governments;
- Independent Practice Associations or Organizations;
- Residential Facilities;
- Day Programs; or
- Midwifery Birth Centers.
For more information, visit NYSDOH.