Oregon Discretionary Awards

Project Title: State Systems Development Initiative (SSDI) Grant Program

Grant Number: H18MC00041
Project Start Date: December 1, 2017
Project End Date: November 30, 2022
Organization: OREGON STATE DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Address: 800 NE Oregon St STE 1105 Portland, OR 97232-2162
Project Director: Cate Wilcox
Phone Number: (971) 673-0299
Email: Cate.S.WILCOX@state.or.us

Project Description

The Oregon SSDI program will develop, enhance and expand MCH data capacity to allow informed decision-making and resource allocation that supports effective, efficient and quality programming for women, infants, children, and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs.

Project Title: Oregon Emergency Medical Services for Children

Grant Number: H33MC06700
Project Start Date: April 1, 2018
Project End Date: March 31, 2022
Organization: OREGON STATE DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Address: 800 NE Oregon St STE 1105 Portland, OR 97232-2162
Project Director: Dana Selover
Phone Number: (971) 673-0546
Email: dana.s.selover@state.or.us

Project Description

The efforts of the Oregon EMSC program through the years has improved the quality of pediatric emergency medical and trauma services in the state of Oregon. The purpose of the Oregon EMSC 2018-2022 project period is to continue those efforts, and to continually improve upon the operational capacity to provide and support quality pediatric emergency medical and trauma services, resources and technical support. The Oregon EMSC project work plan is aimed at the achievement of the nine EMSC State Partnership Program Performance Measures, objectives and activities. The project is a coordinated effort of working towards making sure that EMS providers, EMS agencies and hospitals are “Everyday Ready” to treat kids, and that pediatric services are well integrated into the EMS system.

Project Title: H30MC24049 Regional Hemophilia Network

Grant Number: H30MC24049
Project Start Date: June 1, 2017
Project End Date: May 31, 2022
Organization: Oregon Health and Science University
Address: 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd  Portland, OR 97239-3011
Project Director: Susan Lattimore
Phone Number: (503) 418-4495
Email: lattimor@ohsu.edu

Project Description

Maintain and strengthen the successful, established infrastructure of Mountain States Hemophilia Network (MSHN) of Hemophilia Treatment Centers (HTCs) with increased oversight to ensure full access to coordinated, integrated care of patients with blood or clotting disorders.

Project Title: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health

Grant Number: H49MC00136
Project Start Date: September 1, 2014
Project End Date: March 31, 2019
Organization: HEALTH CARE COALITION OF SOUTHERN OREGON, INC.
Address: PO BOX 1419 Medford, OR 97501-0105
Project Director: LeeAnn Grogan
Phone Number: (541) 690-7986
Email: leeann.grogan@hccso.org

Project Description

The project will address the needs of the target community by providing core services including outreach, case management, health education, interconception care, depression screening and referral.

Project Title: Healthy Birth Initiatives -- Healthy Start Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health

Grant Number: H49MC00141
Project Start Date: September 1, 2014
Project End Date: March 31, 2019
Organization: MULTNOMAH COUNTY DEPT. OF HUMAN SERVICES
Address: 426 SW Stark St Portland, OR 97204-2303
Project Director: Violet Larry
Phone Number: (503) 988-7280
Email: Violet.m.larry@multco.us

Project Description

Multnomah County Healthy Start (Healthy Birth Initiatives) addresses health equity and disparities in infant mortality and perinatal health among African American mothers and families through home visiting nursing, case management, information and referral, health education, mentoring, and wrap around services. The program also addresses the root causes of disparities through its Community Action Network seeking to empower participants to inform policy on housing, economic development and family resilience.

Project Title: Early Hearing Detection and Intervention: Reducing Loss to Follow Up and Promoting Parent Engagement

Grant Number: H61MC00057
Project Start Date: April 1, 2017
Project End Date: March 31, 2020
Organization: OREGON STATE DEPT OF HUMAN SERVICES
Address: 800 NE Oregon St STE 1105 Portland, OR 97232-2162
Project Director: Cate Wilcox
Phone Number: (971) 673-0299
Email: Cate.S.WILCOX@state.or.us

Project Description

Despite improvements in ever and timely screening, diagnosis and early intervention enrollment, too many children are being diagnosed late or are not receiving services for optimal outcomes. This project works to assure that infants with hearing loss are identified early so that language and communication can develop on time and on track. Oregon EHDI tracks all births, assures diagnostic follow up, reduces loss to documentation, and supports a robust, coordinated system of care.

Project Title: Family Professional Partnerships - F2F HIC

Grant Number: H84MC21658
Project Start Date: June 1, 2018
Project End Date: May 31, 2022
Organization: Oregon Health and Science University
Address: 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd Portland, OR 97239-3011
Project Director: Tamara Bakewell
Phone Number: (503) 494-0865
Email: bakewell@ohsu.edu

Project Description

Families of children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) face challenges in navigating the systems of services they depend upon, including (a) finding community resources, (b) finding specialty care, especially in underserved areas, (c) understanding/using insurance (d) navigating service systems, and (e) partnering with health providers. The 2016 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) findings, the 2015 Title V Needs Assessment, and the 2014 Oregon Medicaid Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) affirm these challenges.

Date Last Reviewed:  July 2020