County Health Department.
Focus Area: Childhood Obesity
Grant and Amount: LHIC 12-001 ($25,000)
Grant Project Description: This one year grant supported Kent
County Health Department’s efforts to increase their capacity to address
Health Improvement Process (SHIP) goals.
SHIP focuses on improving population health outcomes and measures every
jurisdiction on its performance on 39 population health metrics.
Organization Contact Information: http://kenthd.org/
Grantee Organization: Choptank Community Health System
Focus Area: Dental
Grant Amount: 11-004 ($130,000)
Grant Project Description: The two-year grant supported a
partnership between CCHS and the Chester River Hospital Center to provide
pediatric dental surgery services in Kent County, a Medically and Dentally
Underserved Area (MUA). Grant funds were utilized to purchase equipment for the
operating room and provided the “bridge” funding for the reimbursement
differences between anesthesia costs and Medical Assistance reimbursement. This
program provided care to 163 underserved children on the Eastern Shore with
complex dental needs.
Organization Contact Information: www.choptankhealth.org
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464