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.
|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
|Implement a regional telemedicine system for OWhN partners||Cambia Foundation of Portland, Oregon||$150,000||Completed
|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.