HRSA


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HRSA

(Health Resource Services Administration) See healthcare IT.
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HRSA's Quality Improvement Awards recognize the work that health centers do to address health priorities by designating health centers that ranked in the top 1-2% in one or more key areas-behavioral health, diabetes prevention and management, and heart health-as National Quality Leaders.
"HRSA is committed to fighting this crisis by supporting our grantees with resources, technical assistance and training to integrate behavioral health care services into practice settings and communities," said Sigounas.
"These awards allow states to support local agencies in providing tailored home visiting services, meeting the specific needs of families in their own communities," HRSA Administrator George Sigounas said in a release.
HRSA protects these populations through its primary health care, health workforce, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, rural health and family planning programs.
The HRSA Home Visiting Program provides families, particularly those considered at-risk, with crucial resources and skills needed to raise children who are physically, socially, and emotionally healthy.
The HRSA programs fund health centers, state-based Initiatives, academic institutions and other providers to recruit and train health professionals.
When a substantial shortage is forecast, as it was by HRSA in 2002, policies change.
HRSA is also adding some teeth to the compliance effort by adding questions about compliance to the HRSA grant application process.
The new Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) JobMine [R] is open to all NACHC members and HRSA grantees to post job openings, search resumes, and take advantage of career development services.
Only 9% of the nation's physicians practice in rural areas, and 77% of the 2,050 rural counties in America are designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).
According to a news release, ARcare in Augusta is receiving $500,000 from HRSA and $170,517 from DRA; the Greater Delta Alliance for Health in DeWitt will receive $474,522 from HRSA.
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) selected UNOS to become the first organization to manage the nation's organ donation and transplant programs in 1986.