Caroline County - 3 grants

Grantee Organization: Choptank Community Health System
Focus Area: Dental
Grant and Amount: 18-001 ($240,000) 
Grant Project Description: This project would address dental workforce challenges in a rural area of the state by expanding access to pediatric dental services through a new dental practice in Denton. The project involves a partnership with the University of Maryland School of Dentistry to recruit a dental fellow to provide pediatric dental services in their existing clinics in Federalsburg, Goldsboro, and Cambridge. This project is innovative, could offer a replicable model in other rural communities facing dental care shortages, and is financially sustainable.
Organization Contact Information: www.choptankhealth.org

 

Grantee Organization: Choptank Community Health System 
Focus Area: Dental
Grant Amount: 08-004 ($300,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant provided support to expand Choptank's dental program. Funds were used to enhance a new seven-chair dental facility in Goldsboro, Md. The new facility provided care to 6,374 patients over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.choptankhealth.org

 

Grantee Organization: Choptank Community Health System 
Focus Area: I.T. 
Grant and Amount: 08-010 ($400,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported Choptank's electronic health record system deployment to include all the health center sites and locations, including final planning, testing and infrastructure building. Grant funds were utilized to provide software and staff IT training. 
Organization Contact Information: www.choptankhealth.org​​