Grants to Advance the Work of Practicing Physicians

 

The Physicians Foundation is pleased to offer grant opportunities to qualified organizations seeking to advance the work of practicing physicians and improve the delivery and quality of patient care. The initiatives supported through our grants have successfully assisted physicians across a wide range of practice settings in addressing clinical and operational challenges.

 

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Health Information Technology

A study to determine what prevents physicians from implementing EMR Over the past year, Dr. Andrew Schwarz has been engaged in studying physicians and EMR adoption in the state of Louisiana. Louisiana State Medical Society Educational and Research Foundation will now take this study nationally to examine: factors that discriminate between non-adopters and adopters; presence of specific regional drivers (or...

Comprehensive program to assist primary care physicians who have already adopted electronic health records in achieving NCQA recognition as patient-centered medical homes   Executive Summary: The grantee developed a webinar series on PCMH which provides an overview of the NCQA application process, “do’s and don’ts” and template materials such as policies and procedures, patient...

Web-based tools and other resources to inform, educate and train physicians and their care teams on the effective strategies and practices to select and implement certified EHR technology, and put it to meaningful use Executive Summary: The goal of the project is to support physicians’ adoption of health information technology. Working collaboratively, the project team will provide web-based tools...

Program to develop and disseminate tools on EHR adoption Executive Summary: This project will develop companion tools to the EHR Implementation Guide developed by Texas Medical Association. The project will also develop other resources and webinars to complement the services provided by California’s Regional Extension Centers Website: http://www.thecmafoundation.org/  

Initiative to develop a series of supports and resources for implementation of EHRs in small practices Executive Summary: The goal of the project is to address the early needs and challenges of preparing for health information technology adoption. CAFPF designed a project to support physicians’ readiness planning and implementation of EHRs, specifically for small (10 physicians or fewer) practices. This...

Initiative to support the selection and implementation of electronic health records suitable to a patient-centered medical home model In response to a strong interest and movement towards adoption of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model by Washington physicians, WSMERF will develop a toolkit that focuses specifically on selection of an EHR that will work with practices using the patient-centered medical...

Initiative to develop and implement a program assisting physicians in adoption of EMRs and meeting the guidelines for meaningful use The Physicians’ Institute will implement a project to assist physician practices in the adoption of electronic medical records (EMRs) and meeting qualifications for meaningful use. Ten practices that have not yet implemented EMRs will be selected to receive support...

Program to develop and dissemination a toolkit for HIT adoption This project will develop tools and resources to aid in the adoption and implementation of health information technology (HIT), specifically for specialty practices. MMAF reports that while there are numerous tools and resources already in existence, there are few that “focus on the specific needs of the specialty practice,...

Program to support the adoption of health information technology This project will support the adoption and implementation of health information technology. The goal is to ensure that Virginian physicians are prepared to achieve meaningful use of certified electronic health records. The project will also work on supporting development of an infrastructure at the state level that effectively advances the exchange...

Initiative to provide education and resources to physicians and practices adopting health information technology Medical Educational and Scientific Foundation of New York will conduct six educational forums on Medicaid and Medicare incentives and meaningful use. The forums will be targeted to physicians and office managers in practices of 25 physicians or fewer and specialty practices. Each forum will include a one-hour...

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