EASTON, Md., Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quality Health Foundation (QHF) announces a call for proposals for the 2016-17 grant period. QHF is the mission arm of Quality Health Strategies (QHS), a national not-for-profit organization committed to Creating Solutions to Transform Health. QHF will award grants to eligible organizations that work to improve health care through measurable outcome improvement projects. Since 2006, QHF has awarded approximately $4 million to over 60 different organizations in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
QHF will fund healthcare projects, focusing on uninsured and underinsured patients. Selected projects should include well-defined goals with measureable outcomes. Applications for grants will be accepted from December 1, 2015 through 5:00 p.m. EST on January 15, 2016. Applicants will be notified of their award status in June 2016.
"We are embarking on a new era in healthcare accessibility. The projects we have funded are varied in scope, innovative in design, and positively impact health quality in ways that meet the new patient-centered model of care," said Molly Burgoyne, MD, Co-chair of QHF's Board of Directors. "We are particularly interested in non-profit organizations committed to improving communication, education, measurable outcomes, and chronic disease prevention. Programs dedicated to high standards of care are a priority."
Our focus is on programs that demonstrate improved health care quality with clear goals and measurable outcomes. Priority areas include programs that:
- Improve access to health care services to the unserved and under-served
- Improve understanding of health issues
- Demonstrate improvement through measureable outcomes of stated goals
QHS formed QHF in 2003 in an effort to improve health care in local communities. "The associates of Quality Health Strategies are dedicated to creating innovative solutions to improve health," said Ron Forsythe, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of QHS. "As a product of their efforts, the company is able to provide QHF with the funds necessary to directly impact the lives of people in need of health services that might otherwise not be supported. We are always impressed with the quality and impact of the grantees and look forward to seeing the projects proposed in response to this Request for Proposals."
Applicants must be from Maryland or the District of Columbia. For more information or to apply, visit: www.qualityhealthfoundation.org.
SOURCE Quality Health Foundation