Montana Discretionary Awards

Project Title: State Systems Development Initiative Grant Program

Grant Number: H18MC00030
Project Start Date: December 1, 2017
Project End Date: November 30, 2022
Organization: MT ST DEPT OF PUBLIC HLTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Address: Mail Stop Code: PO Box 202951 Family and Community Health Bureau 1400 E Broadway St RM A116 Helena, MT 59601-5231
Project Director: Miriam Naiman-Sessions
Phone Number: (406) 444-1921
Email: msessions@mt.gov

Project Description

The purpose of this project is to develop, enhance and expand Montana MCH data capacity for needs assessment and performance measure reporting. The specific goals are: (1) Build and expand Montana’s MCH data capacity; (2) Development and utilization of linked information systems; and (3) Conduct program evaluation to determine the contribution of the NPMs on MCHBG mandates. This grant allows for the following outcomes: (1) Data-driven Needs Assessment (2) Ongoing assessment of MCH health and program practices; (3) Increasing the Bureau’s ability to select and track NPMs, SPMs and ESMs that align with the MCHBG priorities; (4) Timely submission of all datasets/applications/reports; (5) Increase data linkages to inform MCH program practices; (6) Increase direct, ongoing access to standard datasets; (7) Increase dataset tracking and updates; (8) Conduct activities associated with state-specific goals; and (9) Develop data-driven products to improve MCH outcomes.

Project Title: MT EMS for Children

Grant Number: H33MC06692
Project Start Date: April 1, 2018
Project End Date: March 31, 2022
Organization: MONTANA DEPT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
Address: 1218 E. 6th Ave Helena, MT 59601-3927
Project Director: Jim DeTienne
Phone Number: (406) 444-4460
Email: jdetienne@mt.gov

Project Description

Montana EMS for Children strives to work across the spectrums of care to increase pediatric readiness across Montana.

Project Title: Child Ready MT

Grant Number: H3AMC24074
Project Start Date: June 1, 2016
Project End Date: May 31, 2020
Organization: State of Montana
Address: PO Box 202951 Helena, MT 59620-2951
Project Director: Jim DeTienne
Phone Number: (406) 444-4460
Email: jdetienne@mt.gov

Project Description

Montana continues to work toward Pediatric readiness across the spectrums of care with both hospital and prehospital agencies. We are not at 100% pediatric ready and barriers still exist.

Project Title: Using QI Strategies to Improve Timely Diagnosis, Early Intervention, and Family Engagement

Grant Number: H61MC00053
Project Start Date: April 1, 2017
Project End Date: March 31, 2020
Organization: MT ST DEPT OF PUBLIC HLTH & HUMAN SERVICES
Address: 1400 E. Broadway St., Helena, MT 59601-5231
Project Director: Rachel Donahoe
Phone Number: (406) 444-3617
Email: Rdonahoe@mt.gov

Project Description

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Date Last Reviewed:  July 2020