Assist Basin Medical Clinic with its transition to an independent rural health clinic and ensure access to primary care services for frontier communities in Montrose and San Miguel Counties.
Access to Care
Bring a united consumer voice to and build support for changes in the health system that expand coverage, reduce barriers, ensure quality, and increase affordability, with a focus on the private insurance marketplace.
Implement a Dual Enrollment Pathway Program in the Nursing Department. The RN-BSN dual enrollment pathway allows students to complete some BSN credits at MSU Denver while completing their nursing coursework at their community college, and receive a BSN degree in four years.
Promote patient engagement and coordinated, patient-centered care through improved health information technology strategies and patient navigation assistance.
Improve health outcomes in southern Colorado through integrated care and the expansion of wellness programs.
Build financial sustainability through improved billing systems and continue integrated behavioral health services.
Project support to improve access to and quality of health care for children and youth with special health care needs.
Build upon the expertise, efficiencies and contacts developed during the past six years, and use technology to dramatically enhance staff's ability to address health coverage barriers due to lack of documentation.
Expand clinical space at Colorado Avenue clinic to increase number of patients served and provide more integrated care. $500,000 of the total amount awarded is a program-related investment.
Accelerate the expansion of health information exchange (HIE) connections and data sharing with health care providers, increase rural adoption of HIE services, and develop a patient engagement strategy in order to facilitate consumer access to health information. $1.5 million of the total amount awarded is a program-related investment.