Charles County - 12 Grants

Grantee Organization: Health Partners 
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 17-002 ($150,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant is being used to increase access to primary care services in two sites in Charles County, a rural and underserved area of the state. The project will support continuation of services in Waldorf and establishment of a new site in Nanjemoy.  CHRC grant funds are being used to support salaries at the two sites. 
Organization Contact Information: http://healthpartnersinc.org/​

 

Grantee Organization: Health Partners 
Focus Area: Dental
Grant and Amount: 17-016 ($100,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant is being used to expand access to dental services in Charles County, a dentally underserved area of the state, by supporting the expansion of dental services at a new site in Nanjemoy. CHRC grant funding is being utilized to support staff salaries and supplies. 
Organization Contact Information: http://healthpartnersinc.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Charles County Health Department
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 16-013 ($400,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supports an innovative “public health-EMS-hospital” partnership that seeks to address utilization of EMS and ED services in Charles County by assisting frequent ED/EMS users to manage their chronic conditions in a primary care setting or at home. The program is a collaboration among the Charles County Health Department, Charles EMS, and Charles Regional Hospital. Grant funding is being utilized to support a Mobile Integrated Healthcare team comprised of a paramedic, a nurse practitioner, and two community health workers. 
Organization Contact Information: www.charlescountyhealth.org

 

Grantee Organization: Health Partners 
Focus Area: Dental
Grant and Amount: 15-005 ($250,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant enables Health Partners to begin billing for dental services and to allow the grantee to achieve long-term financial sustainability for its dental program. The grant builds on a past CHRC award to assist the clinic in transitioning from a grant-based revenue model to billing third-party payers for primary care services provided. Health Partners currently has two part-time dental hygienists and a volunteer dentist who is being credentialed as a Medicaid provider. The applicant proposes to transition their credentialed dentist (now volunteer) to a full-time dentist that can generate a fee-for-service revenue stream. Requested grant funds are being utilized to partially support salary costs of program staff. 
Organization Contact Information: http://healthpartnersinc.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Charles County Health Department 
Focus Area: Dental
Grant and Amount: 14-006 ($260,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supports a school-based dental program that screens children in the Charles County public school system and provide access to fluoride, dental sealants, and clinical services in an area of southern Maryland that is lacking in oral health safety net infrastructure. Grant funds are being utilized to support the salaries of a dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, and community health worker.
Organization Contact Information: www.charlescountyhealth.org

 

Grantee Organization: Health Partners
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant Amount: 14-016 ($300,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant assists this free clinic as it transitions from a grant based billing model to billing both Medicaid and private payors. Grant funds are being utilized to support the salary costs of four new health clinicians in a patient-centered medical home model.
Organization Contact Information: www.healthpartnersinc.org

 

Grantee Organization: The Partnerships for a Healthier Charles County
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant Amount: LHIC13-005 ($125,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported expanding access to primary care services through the establishment of a Patient Centered Medical Home in Nanjemoy (Western County Family Medical Center).  Grant funds were utilized to support the salary costs of clinic staff. Over the duration of the grant, the program served 597 patients over 1,054 visits. An earlier LHIC grant was awarded in 2012 for $25,000.
Organization Contact Information:www.charlescountyhealth
.org

 

Grantee Organization: The Charles County Health Department
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant Amount: LHIC12-009 ($125,000) 
Grant Project Description: The Charles County Health Department utilized grant funds to initiate projects targeting chronic disease and obesity in adults and children.  Grant funding supported a resident education campaign that utilized community events, pediatrician offices, and billboards.  In addition, grant funding was used to develop educational and outreach materials that were used at events held throughout the year to educate and engage the residents on the health risk factors for cardiovascular disease and obesity.
Organization Contact Information:www.charlescountyhealth
.org

 

Grantee Organization: Bel Alton Community Development Center
Focus Area: Dental 
Grant and Amount: 12-005 ($250,000) 
Grant Project Description: The two-year grant enabled Bel Alton to provide comprehensive dental screenings and oral health education to children in eight elementary schools in Charles County in the first-year of this grant and expand to schools in St. Mary’s and Calvert in the second year of the program. Funds were utilized to staff a team that provided information and referrals to children in need of dental services. 
Organization Contact Information: http://www.belaltonalumnicdc.org​

 

Grantee Organization: Health Partners, Inc. 
Focus Area: Dental
Grant and Amount: 11-005 ($120,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported a dental program and transportable dental unit to serve the uninsured and underinsured residents of Charles County. Grant funding was utilized to support staff salaries and supplement the services provided by volunteer dental providers. Over the duration of the grant, the program served 1,421 patients over 5,498 visits. 
Organization Contact Information: www.healthpartnersinc.org

 

Grantee Organization: Greater Baden Medical Services
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 11-012 ($200,000) 
Grant Project Description: This one-year grant supported the delivery primary care services at a new location in Waldorf, Md. Grant funds supported the salaries of primary care staff in the center's initial year of operations. The grantee reported serving 578 patients and providing over 1,600 patient visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.gbms.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Health Partners, Inc. 
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 07-007 ($500,106) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported expanding the capacity of the grantee’s capacity to serve low-income un/underinsured residents in Charles County. Grant funds were utilized to support clinical staff salaries.  The grantee reported that there was a 300% increase the clinic's capacity, during the program, with over 3,300 patients served. Health Partners leveraged their CHRC grant with a number of other private and local organizations, raising $296,000 in additional grant funding, including more than 3,100 volunteer hours donated by physicians, specialists and other health care professionals.
Organization Contact Information: www.healthpartnersinc.org​

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