It’s no secret there is a nursing shortage in America. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Projections 2012-2022 released in December 2013, Registered Nursing (RN) is among the top occupations in terms of job growth over the next decade. The RN workforce will grow from 2.71 million in 2012 to 3.24 million in 2022, an increase of 526,800 nurses or 19% of the nursing sector. However, a 19%…
Health Tech Isn’t Just for Hospitals: Telehealth in Community Settings
We’ve heard the alarming news about the nursing shortage, and we know many seniors and others with chronic healthcare challenges receive care in their homes. In the days of evidence-based practice, how do community health providers compare? And, perhaps more importantly, why should you care?
We read a recent article on how home healthcare providers are using video teleconferencing to…
In previous posts, we’ve talked about using operating, program, and capital grants to fund your technology needs. But there is another option (isn't that always the case). Have you considered using research or evaluation grants?
The following two case studies illustrate how you can get the tech funding you need AND secure more support for your programs.
Case Study #1: Evaluation of a Children’s Overweight/Obesity Program at School