Call for Applications: Telehealth Collaborative

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The EMS for Children Innovation and Improvement Center Telehealth Collaborative will launch in January 2021 and continue through June 30th, 2021. The primary purpose of this collaborative is to evaluate the impact of public health crises on children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) and children with behavioral health emergencies, assess telehealth capacities, and provide guidance and support to improve access to emergency pediatric services particularly in rural, tribal, and territorial areas. Participating states/ territories will be eligible for additional funding to support implementation efforts. Participating teams will:

  1. Identify at least three challenges facing these vulnerable populations due to public health crises
  2. Complete an environmental scan of the state/territory infrastructure to support the use of telehealth in the target population
  3. Develop a strategic plan for the implementation of telehealth services for the target population

If State Partnership Grantees are interested in participating in the collaborative, applications open September 15 and close October 31 at 11:59 PM CT. Click here for a direct link to the application. State Partnership Domain Leads will hold Office Hours for assistance on September 29 from 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm ET and October 6 from noon – 1:00 pm ET. If you missed the introductory webinar and would like more information visit https://emscimprovement.center/collaboratives/telehealth/.

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