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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Center for the Employed Physician The purpose of the grant is to establish the Center for the Employed Physician at MedChi the Maryland State Medical Society. The new Center will create resources and educational programming to meet the needs of Maryland physicians who are employed by hospitals or large group practices. The Center will collate and vet resources based on...

Toward Accountable Care Consortium and Initiative The NCMSF and the NCMS have convened a Consortium of medical societies and organizations for the purpose of providing the medical community, whether in independent practice or employed by a hospital or health system, with the knowledge and tools needed to understand, participate in, navigate, lead, and succeed in a value-driven health care system....

The South Dakota Center for Physician Resources To address the needs of physicians in multiple practice settings and offer solutions to help them maintain success, the Foundation, with the assistance of the SDSMA, will establish the South Dakota Center for Physician Resources (Center).  The Center will offer innovative programs and tools in response to the needs of physicians for...

The Physicians Management Library The focus of the project is to develop a video library of authoritative, practical information to assist the practicing physician in making decisions regarding the business aspects of medical practice at a time when they are being challenged with rising costs and decreasing reimbursement.  A key aspect is recognition that many small and solo practices...

Practice Viability Snapshot for Solo and Small Group Practices Texas Medical Aassociation will develop a CME-accredited primer on financial management with wide applicability to physician offices of all sizes and types. Only a small portion of the publication will be Texas-specific, making it applicable nationwide. In collaboration with an outside vendor, TMA will offer a medical practice dashboard tool, featuring...

Designing the Optimal Governance of a Health System The Task Force to Design the Optimal Governance will research a wide range of sources and design a methodology to develop governance models which will allow for local variation in markets. The Task Force will take into account current and pending new regulations and requirements, federal and state guidance and credentialing and...

Center for Practice Innovation: Creation of center to support small to mid-size practices in improving quality of patient care Through funding provided by The Physicians Foundation, the American College of Physicians (ACP) created the Center for Practice Innovation to assist small and mid-size physician practices in improving clinically and operationally. The Center aimed to develop, assess and disseminate practice quality...

Initiative to enhance the sustainability of medical practices in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas Executive Summary: The North Carolina Medical Society Foundation sought to provide participants in its Community Practitioner Program with resources, knowledge and technology to achieve maximum practice efficiency and productivity in delivering medical care to patients in underserved areas. Funding from The Physicians Foundation supported the...

Ideal Medical Practices: Initiative to improve quality of patient care in solo and small practices Executive Summary:  The Genesee Valley Medical Foundation undertook an initiative to develop and disseminate strategies for improving quality of patient care in solo and small practices, particularly through better practice management, physician education and reliable disease management. The project provided hands-on technical assistance through...

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PracticeNet Solutions: Initiative to improve access and care in counties surrounding Dallas and Austin, TX Executive Summary:  The Dallas Academy of Medicine developed PracticeNet Solutions with the goal to assist physician practices in providing free care to working uninsured patients. Funding from The Physicians Foundation enabled the Dallas Academy of Medicine to create the PracticeNet Solutions toolkit, which provides...

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