News and Updates

Service Area Competition Funding Now Open

20 June 2016
Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration Description: This announcement solicits applications for the Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition (SAC).  The Health Center Program supports patient-directed public and private nonprofit organizations that provide primary and preventive health care services to the Nation’s medically underserved.  The purpose of the SAC funding opportunity is to ensure continued access to comprehensive, culturally competent, quality primary health care services for communities and vulnerable populations currently served by the Health Center…

HHS Awards $156M to Expand Oral Health Services

20 June 2016
HHS Awards $156 Million to Health Centers to Expand Oral Health Services Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced nearly $156 million in funding to support 420 Health Centers in 47 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to increase access to integrated oral healthcare services and improve oral health outcomes for Health Center Program patients. In Utah, Carbon Medical Service Association, Family Healthcare, Utah Navajo Health Systems, Inc., and…

AUCH Receives Funds to Enroll Children into Health Insurance Programs

13 June 2016
CMS AWARDS FUNDS FOR ENROLLING CHILDREN INTO HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAMS$830,000 awarded to increase health insurance coverage for Utah children The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced today $32 million in the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding to 38 community based organizations in 27 states. The award included $830,000 to the Association for Utah Community Health (AUCH) to place 18 outreach and enrollment assistors with partnering community based organizations across Utah. Over a two-year…

Nominations Being Accepted for 2016 Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards

27 May 2016
The Roslyn S. Jaffe Awards were launched in 2014 to recognize the lifelong contributions of Roslyn S. Jaffe, co-founder of the first dressbarn store in 1962 and director emeritus of the Ascena Retail Group, Inc.  The awards recognize the creators and founders of social impact organizations that are working to improve the lives of women and children in the areas of health, education, social reform, and self-esteem. Each year, Roslyn and Elise Jaffe, with the…

Improving Access to Care: Using Community Health Workers to Improve Linkage and Retention in HIV Care

10 May 2016
Description: This announcement solicits applications for fiscal year (FY) 2016 to support a single organization that will serve as the Technical Assistance and Evaluation Center (TAEC) for a new initiative entitled Improving Access to Care: Using Community Health Workers to Improve Linkage and Retention in HIV Care.  The goal of this three year cooperative agreement is to increase the utilization of community health workers (CHW) to improve access to and retention in health care; and to…

Save the Date! One-day HIPAA Bootcamps are Coming to Utah

06 May 2016
Mark your calendar to and plan to attend one of three HIPAA Bootcamps to be held in June along the Wasatch Front. Following this training attendees will feel more qualified to fulfill the role as their organization's privacy and/or security officer and better prepared to protect their patients and practice from the financial and reputational harm of audits and breaches. Save the Date!   Tuesday, June 14, 2016 | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Ogden Wednesday, June 15, 2016…

Drucker Institute Invites Applications for 2016 Award for Nonprofit Innovation

02 May 2016
The Drucker Institute at Claremont Graduate University is accepting applications for the 2016 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation, an annual award that recognizes a nonprofit organization that best demonstrates Peter Drucker's definition of innovation: “change that creates a new dimension of performance.” The award, which includes an unrestricted cash prize of $100,000, recognizes an existing program that has made a difference in the lives of the people it serves and is granted to the nonprofit…

Donaghue Foundation Issues RFP for 2016 Greater Value Portfolio Grants

02 May 2016
Deadline: May 17, 2016 (Letters of Intent) The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation has issued a Request for Proposals for its 2016 Greater Value Portfolio grant program. Through the program, the foundation will award three-, four-, and five-year grants of up to $600,000 in support of projects with an innovative approach to building a higher value healthcare system. The goal of the program is to test new approaches and tools that organizations can…

Receive Free Use of a Chemistry Analyzer

29 April 2016
Did you know that 70% of all decisions regarding patient diagnosis and treatment are made using lab test results? Alfa Wassermann recognizes the importance that Community Health Centers play in providing care that improves the health outcomes of your patients. Reliable in-office laboratory testing with the ACE Alera allows the physician to diagnose, monitor, and treat patients faster. Provide your patients with accurate, timely results. With the ACE Alera, you get quality results covering a range of the most widely…