OWhN Financial Support

Since September of 2014, the OWhN network has received financial support from numerous organizations and agencies. An overview of the completed projects and those currently in process are shown in the table below. OWhN would like to acknowledge and thank these organizations and agencies for their support and commitment to improving health care services in Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington.

Project Description Funding Source Amount Status
Strategic Planning Initiative Complete a five year Strategic Plan for the network Health Resources and Services Administration $85,000 Completed
Regional Cancer Initiative Research cancer rates and develop regional cancer intervention plan OHSU Knight Cancer Institute $10,000 Completed
Health Outreach Improve chronic disease management within the OWhN service area Health Resources and Services Administration $600,000 (three year grant) Completed
on 7/27/18
Regional Telemedicine

Network

Implement a regional telemedicine system for OWhN partners Cambia Foundation of Portland, Oregon $150,000 Completed
on 8/1/18
Regional Lactation Support Provide lactation support for mothers in OWhN service area Critical access grant awarded to CHI St. Anthony $150,000 In Progress
Regional Opioid Planning Complete a strategic plan and workforce plan to address opioid abuse Health Resources and Services Administration $200,000 In Progress

In addition to the projects listed above, the Oregon Washington health Network is currently in the planning stage for a number of additional projects. These include establishment of a community recovery center, implementing Veteran Drug Court and health related employment and training programs.