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File #: 21-4157    Version: 1 Name: Primary Care Training & Enhancement
Type: Grant Award Status: Approved
File created: 7/12/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 7/29/2021 Final action: 7/29/2021
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD Department: Cook County Health Grantee: Cook County Health Grantor: Health Resources and Services Administration Request: Authorization to accept grant Purpose: Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health Grant Amount: $600,000.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2021 - 6/30/2022 Fiscal Impact: $600,000.00 Accounts: N/A Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any. Summary: The Cook County Health (CCH) Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health Program seeks to expand its current curriculum to include focused training in maternal health outcomes targeted to underserved populations in Cook County, IL. This program will also enhance the existing clinical curriculum in priority areas of HIV, opioid addiction and overdose, quality improvement, telehealth, and mental health access to include a focus on m...
Indexes: ISRAEL ROCHA JR., Chief Executive Officer, Cook County Health & Hospitals System

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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD

 

Department:  Cook County Health

 

Grantee:  Cook County Health

 

Grantor:  Health Resources and Services Administration

 

Request: Authorization to accept grant 

 

Purpose:  Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health 

 

Grant Amount:  $600,000.00

 

Grant Period:  7/1/2021 - 6/30/2022

 

Fiscal Impact:  $600,000.00 

 

Accounts: N/A

 

Concurrences:

The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.

 

Summary:  The Cook County Health (CCH) Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health Program seeks to expand its current curriculum to include focused training in maternal health outcomes targeted to underserved populations in Cook County, IL. This program will also enhance the existing clinical curriculum in priority areas of HIV, opioid addiction and overdose, quality improvement, telehealth, and mental health access to include a focus on maternal health needs and initiatives in each area. CCH will convene an advisory panel of multidisciplinary maternal health care (MNC) experts to work with preventive medicine program leadership to guide the implementation of all our proposed program activities and foster partnerships with academic and community organizations focused on MHC.

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