Memorial Health honored with MHA Community Benefit Award
MHA on June 1 honored innovative programs and outstanding
leaders in health care at its 34th annual awards ceremony.
North Memorial Health in Robbinsdale received the Community Benefit Award in
the large hospital category, which recognizes hospitals for working beyond
their physical walls to improve the health and well-being of their communities.
North Memorial Health was recognized for North Market and the Wellness Resource
Center. This innovative partnership between Pillsbury United Communities and North
Memorial Health is a combined grocery store and wellness center that seeks to
meet the nutritional and health needs of an underserved community in North
Responding to needs identified in North Memorial Health's 2013 and 2016
Community Health Needs Assessments, the grocery store offers affordable and
healthy food in one of Minnesota's largest food deserts. The Wellness Resource
Center offers free non-medical services, focused on educating customers about
their health and connecting customers with additional resources external to
Additional award winners will be profiled in upcoming issues of Newsline. To
learn more about the award winners, visit the MHA website. return to top
for Minnesota HIE Grant Program
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)
requests proposals for the Minnesota Health Information Exchange (HIE) Grant
Program. The purpose of the Request for Proposals (RFP) is to provide financial
assistance to Minnesota health care providers to encourage implementation of
admission, discharge and transfer alerts and care summary document exchange
Approximately $500,000 is available for these grants. MDH anticipates awarding
between five and 25 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. The grant period
will be one year, estimated to be from Nov. 1, 2018, through Oct. 31, 2019.
Potential applicants must submit a letter of intent to apply by 4 p.m. on July
20. Grant applications are due by 4 p.m. on Aug. 24. View the complete RFP,
required forms and additional documents on the HIE Grant Program webpage.
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