Grant: $333,608 - Health Resources and Services Administration - Mar. 27, 2009
33% voted satisfied - 67% voted not satisfied - 3 vote(s) cast
Award Description: The Increased Demand for Services grant award is allowing the North Carolina Farmworker Health Program (NCFHP), within the Office of Rural Health and Community Care, NC DHHS, to respond immediately to the healthcare needs of residents in the Columbus County area by supporting one full-time medical doctor. As a result of the Increased Demand for Services initiative, one doctor was hired through contract. NCFHP expects to see an increase of 1,841 new medical users and 2,945 new medical encounters a year. For the entire 2-year project period, we are proposing a total of 3,682 new medical users and 5,890 new medical encounters.
Project Description: The North Carolina Farmworker Health Program (NCFHP), within the Office of Rural Health and Community Care, NC DHHS, has one project under the Increased Demand for Services grant. The award supports the provision of medical services to residents in Columbus County at our Columbus County contract site by supporting one full-time medical doctor. Since the beginning of the initiative on April 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009, the medical provider has had 866 medical encounters with a total of 569 new patients.
Jobs Summary: The ARRA - IDS funds have enabled our program to contract for 1 FTE medical doctor. (Total jobs reported: 1)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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