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Delta Health Systems Implementation Program

  • Program Name:Delta Health Systems Implementation Program
  • Activity Code:G38
  • Application Available:3/24/2023
  • Application Deadline:5/18/2023
  • Created By:Beach, Dawn
  • Created On:1/30/2023
  • Last Updated by:Wildberger, William
  • Last Updated On:3/24/2023
  • Estimated Project Start Date:9/30/2023

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Not Available

 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-23-128
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.912
Provisional No
Activity Code G38
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2023


This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Delta Health Systems Implementation Program (DSIP). The purpose of this program is to improve healthcare delivery in rural areas by implementing projects that will improve the financial sustainability of hospitals and allow for increased access to care in rural communities. These projects focus on financial and operational improvement, quality improvement, telehealth, and workforce development in hospitals in the in the rural counties and parishes of the Delta region. The DSIP provides funding to support critical access hospitals, small rural hospitals (inpatient prospective payment system facilities with up to 100 beds) in the Delta region that have received previous technical assistance (TA) through the Delta Region Community Health Systems Development Program or another similar TA program within the last five years. Program Objective: Improve health care in rural areas through projects in these focus areas: • Financial and operational improvements; • Implementation of quality improvement initiatives; • Expansion of telehealth services and financial/operational systems enhancements; and • The development of new service lines to address the needs of the community, including populations in the community that have been historically underserved. Implementation projects could include, but are not limited to increasing inpatient and swing bed volume, increasing outpatient services, developing new service lines, reducing readmissions, improving transitions of care and discharge planning, optimizing emergency department operations, implementing revenue cycle best practices to increase point of service collections, expanding telehealth services, implementing performance measurement systems, utilizing data analytics, enhancing cybersecurity, clinical documentation integrity training, simulation training for clinicians, leadership training such as rounding to improve patient and employee satisfaction, and implementing new technology to increase clinical efficiency. HRSA will work with recipients of this grant to identify the appropriate measures to show improvement in financial sustainability and the impact of their specific implementation projects.

 Application Information

Application Available 03/24/2023
Application Deadline 05/18/2023
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 07/17/2023
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424
Allow Applications to be Reopened in EHBs No
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 09/30/2023
Estimated Project End Date 09/29/2025
Estimated Amount of this Competition $2,020,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 5
Estimated Average Size of Awards $0.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement No

 Contact Information

Name Suzanne Snyder
Phone Number (301)443-0178

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
FORHP HRSA-23-128 Delta HS Implementation_Final.pdf 477 kB 03/24/2023
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
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