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									                                            Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                  As of: July 24, 2009

                                                         DRAFT - Proposal Summary
                                                              Totals by Funding Area

                                                         TOTAL                           STATE AGENCY              OTHER

                                                    Count           Dollars              Count        Dollars   Count      Dollars
EHR Adoption Loan Program (EHR)                        10        14,550,250                  3      2,400,000       7   12,150,250
HIE Planning and Development (HIE)                     36        68,773,063                 12     20,010,338      24   48,762,725
Regional Extension Centers (REC)                        3         1,400,000                  0              0       3    1,400,000
Telehealth/Telemedicine (TELE)                          9         1,568,850                  2        678,850       7      890,000
Workforce Training (WFTRAIN)                            6         4,343,890                  0              0       6    4,343,890

                                    TOTAL                64      90,636,053                  17    23,089,188      47   67,546,865


Seven HIE Proposals has TBD Funding or was left blank.
One major REC proposal (#30) has TBD funding.
One WFTRAIN proposal has TBD funding.
Five TeleHealth/TeleMed proposals has TBD funding.

One proposal (#19) appears to be for information only.

Several proposals span more than one funding area. In these cases, the primary funding area was used.
                                                                             Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                As of: August 19, 2009

             ORGANIZATION                         CONTACT                AREA    FUNDING              TITLE/NAME                                    OTHER                                        COMMENTS
1 Center for Public Health Informatics;    Sherrilynne Fuller, Ph.D.                         Northwest Public Health             CPHI: Promoting Health Information              Appears to be for informational use only.
  School of Public Health University of                                                      Information Exchange (NW-           Exchanges for Quality Individual and Population
  Washington                                                                                 PHIE)                               Health through Research, Technology
                                                                                                                                 Development, Training and Workforce
2 Behavioral Health Resources              John P. Masterson           EHR       2,849,250   Collaborative EHR Initiative (for   Partner Organization:                               Funding for EHR acquisition and
                                                                                             HIE)                                Valley Cities Counseling and Consultation           implementation. 300,000 matching funds
                                                                                                                                                                                     available. Proposer cites Section 3013 (REC).
                                                                                                                                                                                      Proposer could be a potential REC client.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Perhaps Section 3014 (EHR Adoption Loan
                                                                                                                                                                                     Program) should be considered.

3 Cascade Valley Hospital & Clinics        Ralph Hill                  EHR       3,000,000   Community EMR Program               Project is to implement EMR in Hospital             Cascade Valley Hospital is in the process of
  (Snohomish County Public Hospital                                                                                              District’s seven outpatient clinics; support EMR    selecting a consultant to help in selection EMR
  District #3)                                                                                                                   adoption in private clinics within parameters of    vendor. Plans are to begin implementation in
                                                                                                                                 Stark regulations; and provide connectivity         2010 and have the EMR in use by 2011.
                                                                                                                                 among clinics, the Hospital, and other health       CVHC will be providing ongoing funding for
                                                                                                                                 providers.                                          operations.
4 Christian Health Care Center (aging      J.D. Harrison               EHR       15,000      Wireless Health Record Project-                                                         Adds 8 wireless access points to existing
  Services of Washington)                                                                    CHCC                                                                                    network. Consider Section 3011 bucket as
5 Columbia County Health System            Justin Jorgensen            EHR       60,000      “E H R Project”                     Columbia County Health System is actively and       Critical Access Hospital. Funds are for
                                                                                                                                 aggressively pursuing the purchase of a certified   infrastructure to support an EHR for the
                                                                                                                                 EHR. This project is not part of a regional         hospital district. Estimated total cost is
                                                                                                                                 extension it is simply for this Hospital District   800,000 - considering special tax levy request.
                                                                                                                                 only.                                                Possible ARRA buckets in addition to EHR
                                                                                                                                                                                     loan program are HIT Infrastructure
                                                                                                                                                                                     Strengthening (Section 3011) and HRSA
                                                                                                                                                                                     (Title VIII). Proposer anticipates requesting
                                                                                                                                                                                     REC funds.

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                                                                              Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                 As of: August 19, 2009

            ORGANIZATION                         CONTACT                  AREA     FUNDING           TITLE/NAME                                 OTHER                                      COMMENTS
6 North Central Washington Health          Barbara Engstrom            EHR        4,800,000 NCW FIT For Health (North       Partners:                                      Critical Access Hospitals. Funds are for full
  Collaborative                                                                             Central Washington Furthering   · Lake Chelan Community Hospital (Fiduciary    EHR acquisition and implementation and HIE
                                                                                            Information Technology for      Party/Lead)                                    between themselves and associated clinics and
                                                                                            Health)                         · Okanogan Douglas District Hospital, Brewster FQHCs. Goal is to reach meaningful use
                                                                                                                            · North Valley Hospital, Tonasket              level. Also want patient access, upon request.
                                                                                                                            · Mid Valley Hospital, Omak                    Proposer specifies Section 3016 (Medical
                                                                                                                            · Ferry County Memorial Hospital, Republic     Health Informatics). May want to consider
                                                                                                                            · Cascade Medical Center, Leavenworth          Section 3014 (EHR Adoption Loan Program)
                                                                                                                                                                           and ARRA Title VIII (HRSA). Matching
                                                                                                                                                                           funds from hospital's capital budgets.
                                                                                                                                                                           Sustaining funds from hospital's operating

7 North Valley Hospital District           Ken Radford                 EHR        1,300,000   EMR Implementation            3. Project Description
                                                                                                                            a. Continue to develop Electronic Clinical
                                                                                                                            Documentation, dictation and decision making
                                                                                                                            b. Continue to incorporate and develop ancillary
                                                                                                                            departments into our EMR
                                                                                                                            c. Add computerized physician order entry
                                                                                                                            d. Add medication verification administration
8 Washington State Consortium              Rains, Harold               EHR        1,994,000   Electronic Health Record      Participants:                                      WSC consists of 26 providers of behavioral
                                                                                              Implementation                · Clark County Regional Support Network            health care to Medicaid, underinsured, and
                                                                                                                            · Chelan/Douglas Regional Support Network          uninsured clients. Proposer indicates
                                                                                                                            · Grays Harbor Regional Support Network            requesting support under Section 3012 (REC).
                                                                                                                            · Southwest Regional Support Network               The proposer could be a client vs a provider of
                                                                                                                            · Timberlands Regional Support Network             REC services. Other buckets to consider are
                                                                                                                                                                               Sections 3014 (EHR Loan) program, and
                                                                                                                                                                               HRSA ARRA Title VIII funds. Sustaining
                                                                                                                                                                               support anticipated from provider operating

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                                                                              Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                 As of: August 19, 2009

           ORGANIZATION                        CONTACT                     AREA    FUNDING           TITLE/NAME                                 OTHER                                          COMMENTS
9 Benton-Franklin County Medical Society David Roach                   HIE        TBD      Tri-City - Local Information  In late 2007, a representative physician from the    A Committee was formed and the name Tri-
                                                                                           Network Cooperative (TC-LINC) Benton-Franklin County Medical Society               City – Local Information Network
                                                                                                                         (represents ~ 400 physicians) requested an           Cooperative (TC-LINC) was selected as the
                                                                                                                         initiative in the Tri-Cities to improve the          "activity" reference, not a legal company
                                                                                                                         physicians access to regional patient information.   name. The Committee of IT Management &
                                                                                                                         In particular, this should include access to         Compliance Directors for the 3 hospitals,
                                                                                                                         patient information contained at the 3 area          several physicians & several volunteer
                                                                                                                         hospitals (Kadlec Regional Medical Society,          community residents met monthly to define the
                                                                                                                         Kennewick General Hospital, & Lourdes                goals, select a vendor, & begin contract
                                                                                                                         Medical Center), and several of the large            negotiations. We selected the Noteworthy
                                                                                                                         physician Clinics. It should aslo access the         (previous ChartConnect) application for the
                                                                                                                         ChartConnect EMR application (now                    EMR & IHE model for TC-LINC. Currently
                                                                                                                         Noteworthy) used at many of the smaller              working through some Governance,
                                                                                                                         physician practices in the region.                   Compliance, & Contractual issues. The arrival
                                                                                                                                                                              of the ARRA bill has slowed down the TC-
                                                                                                                                                                              LINC activity, as each hospital is performing
                                                                                                                                                                              their due dilegence and an assessment of the
                                                                                                                                                                              impact of this Act as it relates to this initiative.

10 Blood Bank Computer Systems, Inc.       Tom Metcalf                 HIE        950,000     Patient data integration between   Collaborating Organizations                  Stated as shovel ready with sustaining funds
                                                                                              Hospitals and Non-Profit Blood     · Puget Sound Blood Center–Seattle           not applicable at this time.
                                                                                              Banks/Centers                      · Inland Northwest Blood Center–Spokane
                                                                                                                                 · Cascade Regional Blood Center–Tacoma
11 Columbia Medical Associates             Brian Napora                HIE        850,000     ColumbiaCare Medical Home                                                       CMA is a group of 50 primary care providers
                                                                                              HIE Initiative                                                                  representing 300,000 patients in Eastern
                                                                                                                                                                              Washington. Funds are to expand the HIE
                                                                                                                                                                              infrastructure to more regional providers over
                                                                                                                                                                              a 14-month period. Business model projects
                                                                                                                                                                              break-even point by middle of third year of
12 Community Choice                        Jesus Hernandez             HIE        800,000                                                                                     Anticipated 15% match plus in-kind.

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                                                                               Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                 As of: August 19, 2009

            ORGANIZATION                           CONTACT                  AREA    FUNDING           TITLE/NAME                                   OTHER                                             COMMENTS
13 Community Health Network of              Russell Sarbora             HIE        1,039,500 The Behavioral Health              Major Participants                                   259,875 match. Cost savings anticipated to
   Washington / Community Health Plan                                                        Information Exchange               · University of Washington Department of             provide sustaining funds.
   of Washington                                                                                                                Psychiatry
                                                                                                                                · Public Health Seattle & King County Comm.
                                                                                                                                Partnerships Prog.
                                                                                                                                · Community Health Network of Washington
14 Cooperative Consoritum of Several        Marc Stern MD, MPH          HIE        1,560,938   The WA Correctional Health                                                            Additional funding of 390,234 identified.
   Organizations and the Jail, Community                                                       Information Exchange: -A HIE                                                          Cost savings to connected entitites and county
   Health Center, and Community Mental                                                         Proposal for Washington State                                                         sales tax surcharges are potential sources of
   Health Centers in Several Counties.                                                         Correctional Facilities and                                                           sustaining funds.
                                                                                               Community Health Providers
15 Inland Northwest Health Services         Jac Davies                  HIE        TBD         Creating Comprehensive
                                                                                               Electronic Health Information
                                                                                               Exchange in Eastern Washington

16 INHS/CHNW                                Tom Fritz/Russel Sarbora HIE                       INHS-CHNW Health Information                                                          Goal
                                                                                               Exchange – An Inland Northwest                                                        Both INHS and CHNW see potential for
                                                                                               Health Services and Community                                                         collaboration as they continue to expand their
                                                                                               Health Network of Washington                                                          respective HIE’s and are interested in:
                                                                                               joint venture.                                                                        • Creating a bridge to their respective HIE’s
                                                                                                                                                                                     that will support bi-directional communication
                                                                                                                                                                                     between any end-node in one network to any
                                                                                                                                                                                     end-node in the other network.
                                                                                                                                                                                     • Building a new connector to personal health
                                                                                                                                                                                     record services such as Microsoft HealthVault
                                                                                                                                                                                     and GoogleHealth to explore the benefits of
                                                                                                                                                                                     sharing appropriate patient data with

17 King County Public Hospital District     Kim Witkop                  HIE        141,000     CLINIC EMR PROJECT               Project is HIE, to extend present hospital EMR
   #4, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital                                                                                               to Hospital District’s five outpatient clinics. It
                                                                                                                                will provide Medical Home connectivity by
                                                                                                                                allowing outpatient clinics to share EMR and
                                                                                                                                patient information with each other and with the

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                                                                              Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                 As of: August 19, 2009

            ORGANIZATION                          CONTACT                  AREA    FUNDING          TITLE/NAME                               OTHER                                                    COMMENTS
18 Kitsap County EMS Consortium            Scott Isenman               HIE        975,440  Kitsap County ePCR Deployment Potential Participating Organizations:                      HIE for EMS providers. Proposer cites the
                                                                                                                         Fire Districts:                                             EHR Adoption Loan Program (Section 3014)
                                                                                                                         · Bremerton Fire Department                                 as an additional potential program funding
                                                                                                                         · Poulsbo Fire Department                                   source. Funding is for items such as licenses,
                                                                                                                         · Bainbridge Island Fire Department                         mobile devices, cell service, training, and
                                                                                                                         · North Kitsap Fire & Rescue                                labor. Sustainment anticipated to come from
                                                                                                                         · Central Kitsap Fire & Rescue                              participant operating budgets and possible
                                                                                                                         · South Kitsap Fire & Rescue                                offsets from ePCR automated billing.
                                                                                                                         Transport Agencies:
                                                                                                                         · Bainbridge Island Ambulance Association
                                                                                                                         · Olympic/Bremerton Ambulance
                                                                                                                         Health Information Exchange Sponsor:
                                                                                                                         · Harrison Medical Center
                                                                                                                         ePCR Vendor:
                                                                                                                         · ESO Solutions

19 Living Care Retirement Community        Dennis Malgesini            HIE        TBD         Rural Health Information          Major participants would be:                         Mentioned both Sections 3011 and 3013.
   (aging Services of Washington)                                                             Exchange                          · Hospitals                                          Anticipate sustaining funding from proprietary
                                                                                                                                · Ancillary Providers                                software firms.
                                                                                                                                · Long-term Care
                                                                                                                                · EMS
                                                                                                                                · Physicians in rural hospital districts (begining
                                                                                                                                in the Yakima Valley & Whatcom County)

20 Madigan Army Medical Center             COL Keith Salzman           HIE        1,038,000   PHR Phase II                      Federal (DoD) program. Specific HITECH
   (MAMC), Ft. Lewis, WA                   M.D. MPH                                                                             funding program area not specified.
                                           Rick Barnhill

21 Medical Information Network-North       Mark Quenneville            HIE        5,000,000   HIE/EHR Introduction for Skagit   Collaborative Effort By:                             Project already started. Have WHIC grant.
   Sound (MIN-NS) - 501C3 Non-Profit                                                          County as part of a regional      · Skagit Valley Hospital                             Proposer also cites EHR Loan Program
   Corporation                                                                                implementation coordinated with   · Island Hospital                                    (Section 3014), Workforce Training Grants
                                                                                              Whatcom, Snohomish, Island and    · United General Hospital                            (Sections 3015 and 3016) and REC (Section
                                                                                              San Juan Counties to serve the                                                         3012). Business model for sustainment under
                                                                                              communities of Northwest Puget                                                         development.

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                                                                                     Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                       As of: August 19, 2009

             ORGANIZATION                          CONTACT              AREA            FUNDING            TITLE/NAME                                      OTHER                                        COMMENTS
22 Navos                                    Lisa Trigg, Ph.D., ARNP HIE                3,100,000 Community Collaborative Care         Proposer specifies funding under Section 3012
                                                                                                 Plans for Persons with Serious       (REC). Recommend considering Section 3013
                                                                                                 and Persistent Mental Illness        (HIE Planning and Development) and ARRA
                                                                                                                                      Title VIII (HRSA) funding programs.

23 Public Health-Seattle & King County      Dorothy Teeter              HIE            3,000,000-   PHISI - Partnership for Health    Major Participants:                              Funds spread over 5 years are for a web-based
   (PHSKC)                                                                             4,000,000    Improvement Through Shared        · City of Seattle                                HIE targeting initially the King County safety
                                                                                                    Information, a King County        · United Way of King County                      net population. Proposer also cites Section
                                                                                                    Safety Net Exchange               · WA State Dept. of Social and Health Services   3011 (HIT Infrastructure Strengthening) as
                                                                                                                                      · * King County Executive's Office               possible source of funds. Anticipate the
                                                                                                                                      · Harborview Medical Center1U.W. School of       patient will be at the center of the project.
                                                                                                                                      Medicine                                         Matching fund sources identified, amounts not
                                                                                                                                      · The Foundation for Health Care Quality         specified. Possible sustaining fund source -
                                                                                                                                                                                       AHRQ. Estimate total project cost will be $7
                                                                                                                                                                                       million; most of that will likely be in-kind. So,
                                                                                                                                                                                       project funding will be $3-4 million over 3
                                                                                                                                                                                       years (approx $1.3 million per year).

24 Puget Sound Blood Center                 Peggy Dunn                  HIE (3011)     600,000      Blood Center Regional Health                                                       The funds are to extend the interface to all of
                                                                                                    Network                                                                            the hospitals within Western Washington and
                                                                                                                                                                                       to expand the project to include laboratory test
                                                                                                                                                                                       results and billing information. Proposer
                                                                                                                                                                                       requesting funds under Section 3011 (HIT
                                                                                                                                                                                       Infrastructure Strengthening). Perhaps should
                                                                                                                                                                                       consider Section 3013 (HIE Planning and
                                                                                                                                                                                       Implementation) as well. Use same software
                                                                                                                                                                                       as INHS, so potential expansion to Eastern
                                                                                                                                                                                       Washington would be facilitated. Sustainment
                                                                                                                                                                                       from PSBC funds.

25 University of Washington Division of     Neil F. Abernethy, Ph.D. HIE               351,000      Monitoring and Optimizing                                                          This project will develop a database and
   Biomedical and Health Informatics                                                                Organizational Network                                                             model of healthcare stakeholder interactions to
                                                                                                    Formation in Health Information                                                    monitor and guide the extension of HIE
                                                                                                    Exchanges                                                                          membership throughout the state of
                                                                                                                                                                                       Washington. Funding covers 27 months.
                                                                                                                                                                                       Potential matching funding sources identified.

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                                                                               Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                  As of: August 19, 2009

                                                         ‐               PROGRAM
              ORGANIZATION                          CONTACT                 AREA    FUNDING              TITLE/NAME                                    OTHER                                            COMMENTS
26 UW Medicine Information Technology        Peter Tarczy Hornoch       HIE        750,000-1,- Integration of UW Medicine                                                              Some alignment with HRB pilots. Proposer
   Services (ITS)                            MD, FACMI                             000,000     Amalga Data Repository and                                                              additionally cites HITECH Sections 3003
                                                                                               Patient Portal with Microsoft                                                           (HIT Standards Committee), 13201 (R&D) &
                                                                                               HealthVault and                                                                         3011 (HIT Infrastructure Strengthening).
                                                                                               Google Health PHR Platforms                                                             Sustaining funds from UW Medical Center &
27 University of Washington                  Peter Tarczy-Hornoch       HIE        2,000,000   i2b2 (Informatics for Integrating   UW Institute of Translational Health Sciences       Link the i2b2 grid technology to the HIE
                                             MD                                                Biology and the Bedside)            (ITHS);                         Connect gateway. The i2b2 Center is
                                                                                                                                                                                       developing a scalable informatics framework
                                                                                                                                                                                       that will bridge clinical research data & the
                                                                                                                                                                                       vast data banks arising from basic science
                                                                                                                                                                                       research in order to better understand the
                                                                                                                                                                                       genetic bases of complex diseases. This
                                                                                                                                                                                       knowledge will facilitate the design of targeted
                                                                                                                                                                                       therapies for individual patients with diseases
                                                                                                                                                                                       having genetic origins.

28 University of Washington Division of      Jim Tufano, PhD, MHA, HIE             500,000 -   Sociotechnical research of          Dr. Tufano has discussed some preliminary ideas     Deliverables:
   Biomedical and Health Informatics         Acting Assistant                      1,500,000   meaningful use                      about a program of sociotechnical research          1. Library of "meaningful HIE use" use case
   and Research Associate Group Health       Professor (ef 10/1/09)                                                                aimed at identifying and modeling meaningful        models;
   Research Institute (formerly Center for   jtufano@u.washington.ed                                                               HIE-specific HICT use cases that have emerged       2. Library of descriptive case studies that
   Health Studies)                           u                                                                                     in participating medical practices and facilities   profile the use case model development and
                                                                                                                                   throughout the state. This work would build on      implementation histories at each of the
                                                                                                                                   his continuing research that focuses on the role    relevant medical practice/facility "reference
                                                                                                                                   of informatics and HICT in Group Health's           implementation sites"
                                                                                                                                   implementation of the Patient-Centered Medical      3. Implementation guidelines and workshop
                                                                                                                                   Home.                                               collatoral/print materials intended to support
                                                                                                                                                                                       local implementation efforts (e.g., materials
                                                                                                                                                                                       used to support facilitation of clinical
                                                                                                                                                                                       QI/practice redesign workshops at the medical
                                                                                                                                                                                       practice/facility level using Lean, BPR, or
                                                                                                                                                                                       other more generic QI methodologies)

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                                                                               Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                  As of: August 19, 2009

            ORGANIZATION                          CONTACT                   AREA    FUNDING           TITLE/NAME                                       OTHER                                           COMMENTS
29 Washington Healthcare Forum and          Rick Rubin                  HIE        3,000,000 Common Hub for Secure Health         The project has not yet begun to recruit outside    1-1 match. Two-year period. Anticipate self-
   OneHealthPort                                                                             Information Exchange                 the Forum constituents. It is our intent to do so   sustaining service model similar to existing
                                                                                                                                  in the near future. Major participants currently    OneHealthPort's existing HIE services.
                                                                                               This project is designed to help   include:
                                                                                               achieve HIE objectives in SB       · The Everett Clinic
                                                                                               5501 and HITECH                    · Swedish Health Services
                                                                                                                                  · Providence Health SystemPremera Blue Cross
                                                                                                                                  · Regence Blue Shield
                                                                                                                                  · Group Health Cooperative
                                                                                                                                  · First Choice Health Network
                                                                                                                                  · Virginia Mason
                                                                                                                                  · INHS
                                                                                                                                  · WSMA
                                                                                                                                  · WSHA
                                                                                                                                  · MultiCare

30 Washington State University College of Patricia Butterfield          HIE        TBD         Clinical informatics support for  Collaborative partner:                               Section 3016 funds for Clinical Placement and
   Nursing                                                                                     registered nurses in the Pacific  · Inland Northwest Health Services                   Support System.
                                                                                               and Inland Northwest: Promoting
                                                                                               patient survival and quality care

31 Western Washington Rural Health Care Elizabeth Floersheim            HIE        6,000,000   Bridging the Information           Collaborative partners:                             Funds to expand HIE to six additional Critical
   Collaborative (WWRHCC)                                                                      Technology Gap: Expanding a        · University of Washington Medicine                 Access Hospitals and urban providers. Some
                                                                                               Rural Health Information           · Harborview Medical Center                         sources of in-kind matching funds identified.
                                                                                               Exchange                           · Other Rural Providers and Urban Referral

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                                                                                    Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                     As of: August 19, 2009

             ORGANIZATION                          CONTACT                  AREA       FUNDING            TITLE/NAME                                        OTHER                                COMMENTS
32 Whatcom County Health Record Bank         Marc Pierson               HIE           TBD      Critical Patient Information           Potential Participating Organizations:   This project was originally funded in 2006,
   and the Critical Junctures Institute at                                                     Initiative (CPII) for Emergency        EMS Agencies                             and subsequently unfunded during the budget
   WWU                                                                                         Responders                             · Whatcom County EMS                     crisis of 2007. The goal of this project is to
                                                                                                                                      · King County EMS                        provide each person’s health information in
                                                                                                                                      · San Juan County EMS                    the field when needed by emergency
                                                                                                                                      Police Agencies                          responders. This project is shovel-ready and
                                                                                                                                      · Washington State Patrol                is strategically aligned with HITSP’s IS-04
                                                                                                                                      Health Information Exchange Sponsor:     Emergency Responder – Electronic Health
                                                                                                                                      · Whatcom County Health Record Bank      Record (ER-EHR) Use Case to address
                                                                                                                                      Collaborative Partners:                  electronic health record system
                                                                                                                                      · Roadside Telematics Corporation        interoperability requirements as required by
                                                                                                                                                                               ARRA/ HITECH.

33 Whidbey General Hospital                  Nancy Brady                HIE           3,600,000   Network Infrastructure Expansion                                             Four projects proposed under programs 3011
                                                                                                                                                                               and 3013. Matching funds from Whidbey
                                                                                                  Clinical Documentation Upgrade                                               General Foundation. Sustaining funds from
                                                                                                  and Inpatient CPOE                                                           Whidbey General budget.

                                                                                                  Electronic Exchange of Health

                                                                                                  Electronic Patient Identification

34 Community Choice                          Jesus Hernandez            REC plus?     1,000,000                                                                                Anticipated 15% match plus in-kind.

35 Critical Access Hospital Network          Sue Deitz                  REC           400,000     Medical Home Demonstration                                                   Health Professionals Shortage Area, Medically
   (CAHN)                                                                                         Project                                                                      Underserved Area.

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                                                                               Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                 As of: August 19, 2009

             ORGANIZATION                         CONTACT                  AREA     FUNDING          TITLE/NAME                                       OTHER                                      COMMENTS
36 Qualis Health                            Peggy Evans                 REC        TBD      Qualis Health - Regional             Coordinating Efforts with:                    WHIC could be considered source of matchig
                                                                                            Extension Centers                    · Western WA Area Health Education Center     funds. Qualis and partners anticipated to
                                                                                                                                 · Area Health Education Center of Eastern     provide initial in-kind matching funds. For
                                                                                                                                 Washington                                    sustainment, Qualis will seek to market REC
                                                                                                                                 · Bellevue College for IT Excellence          services to permissible providers who can be
                                                                                                                                 · Rural Quality Health Network (RQHN)         charged fees.
                                                                                                                                 · Washington Association of Public Hospital
                                                                                                                                 · Whatcom County/St. Joseph Hospital
                                                                                                                                 · PTSO of Washington
                                                                                                                                 · INHS
                                                                                                                                 · John Christiansen IT Law

37 Community Health Network of              Abie Castillo               TELE       TBD        Expanding Access to Care for       Collaborators:
   Washington/Community Health Plan of                                                        Community Health Center            · Inland Northwest Health
   Washington                                                                                 Patients (Telehealth)              · University of Washington,Services (INHS)
                                                                                                                                 · Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral
38 Inland Northwest Health Services         Jac Davies                  TELE       TBD        Facilitating Care Management
                                                                                              with Health Information
39 Inland Northwest Health Services         Jac Davies                  TELE       TBD        Using Telemedicine to Deliver
                                                                                              Rehabilitation and Mental Health
                                                                                              Services to Rural Residents

40 Memorial Home Care Services              Carolyn Neiswender          TELE       190,000    Telehealth Monitoring              A Division of Yakima Memorial Hospital        Funding for replacement monitors, additional
                                                                                                                                                                               monitors and software interface. In-kind
                                                                                                                                                                               match 126,343.
41 Providence St. Peter Hospital            Pat Putnam                  TELE       700,000    Southwest Washington TeleStroke                                                  Proposer specifies Section 3011 (HIT
                                                                                              Network                                                                          Infrastructure Strengthening). May want to
                                                                                                                                                                               also consider ARRA Distance Learning,
                                                                                                                                                                               Telemedicine and Broadband Program.
                                                                                                                                                                               Sustaining funds from subscription fees from
                                                                                                                                                                               spoke hospitals as well as PSPH commitments.

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                                                                                      Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                          As of: August 19, 2009

             ORGANIZATION                          CONTACT                  AREA          FUNDING           TITLE/NAME                                      OTHER                                         COMMENTS
42 University of Washington Telehealth       Cara Towle                  TELE            TBD      Expansion of the K-20 Education
   Program                                                                                        Network to a K-20 for Health
                                                                                                  Care Network
43 University of Washington Telehealth       Cara Towle                  TELE            TBD      Development of clinical telehealth
   Program                                                                                        services such as telepsychiatry,
                                                                                                  teledermatology, and tele-pain
                                                                                                  management services

44 Bellevue College, IT Center of            Patricia Dombrowsky         WFTRAIN         973,170       Washington Community &            Collaborative Partner: (On behalf of the 34      Section 3016 (Medical Health Informatics)
   Excellence                                                                                          Technical College HITECH          Washington Community & Technical Colleges)       program. Matching funds 500,000.
                                                                                                       Statewide Plan Project Proposal   · Allied Health Center of Excellence             Sustainment through enrollment.

45 Eastern Washington University             Ruth Galm                   WFTRAIN         370,720       Eastern Washington University     Information Technology Professionals in Health   277,240 under Section 3016 (277,500 match),
                                                                                                       (EWU) Health Informatics          Care and Integrate Information into Clinical     and 93,480 under Section 3015 (93,400
                                                                                                       Technology Education Project      Education ARRA Initiatives.                      match). Sustained by tuition/fees and state
                                                                                                                                                                                          operating funds.
46 Pacific Northwest University of Health    Gretchen Eickmeyer          WFTRAN -      1,300,000    Furthering Rural Health Care
   Sciences                                                              Clinical      to 1,500,000 Access through PNWU’s Clinical
                                                                         Demonstration              Education and Health
                                                                                                    Information Technology (PNWU-

47                                           Amy Wilcox                  WFTRAIN -         1,000,000   Mobile Simulation Lab             Collaborating with Gonzaga University            Will provide education and training for
                                                                         Training and                                                                                                     students and health care providers in rural
                                                                         Education                                                                                                        areas of WA
                                                                         (falls under all)

     Providence Holy Family Foundation

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                                                                                  Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                   As of: August 19, 2009

             ORGANIZATION                          CONTACT                AREA       FUNDING         TITLE/NAME                                      OTHER                                  COMMENTS
48 University of Washington Division of                                 WFTRAIN     TBD      EHR in Medical School Curricula                                               Place holder for possible Section 3015
   Biomedical and Health Informatics                                                                                                                                       proposal.

49 Washington State University              Dennis Dyck                 WFTRAIN     2,000,000   Establishing a translational      Collaborative partner:                   Section 3015 funds plus R&D. Open
                                                                                                research and graduate education   · Inland Northwest Health Services       professor position could be considered part of
                                                                                                program for health informatics                                             match.

             State Agencies
63 Washington State Department of           Ken Taylor                  EHR         15,000,000 Upgrade Network                    MRTG Study plus EMR                       Would seek matching and sustainment
   Corrections                                                                                 Infrastructure and Implement                                                funds via a Decision Package to the
                                                                                               Electronic Medical Record                                                   legislature.
                                                                                               System, Remotely Hosted
                                                                                               Public Domain Product
64 Washington State Department of           Ken Taylor                  EHR          9,000,000 Upgrade Network                    MRTG Study plus annual estimated lease    Would seek matching and sustainment
   Corrections                                                                                 Infrastructure and                 price of 1,000,000 for EMR               funds via a Decision Package to the
                                                                                               ImplementElectronic Medical                                                 legislature.
                                                                                               Record , Remotely Hosted
                                                                                               Leased Web Based Product
51 Washington State Department of           Jeff Kiper                  EHR         2,400,000   Upgrade Network Infrastructure    MRTG Study plus EHRs.                    State Agency proposal for infrastructure and
   Veterans Affairs                                                                             and Implement Electronic Health                                            EHR implementation. Proposer specifies
                                                                                                Record System                                                              Sections 3012, 3013 and 3014. Recommend
                                                                                                                                                                           additionally Section 3011 and ARRA Title
                                                                                                                                                                           VIII (HRSA). Section 3012(REC) may not
                                                                                                                                                                           apply. Would seek matching and sustainment
                                                                                                                                                                           funds via a Decision Package to the legislature.

58 Washington State Department of Health Bryant Karras MD               HIE         550,000     2010 Olympic disease analysis .                                            International surveillance data visualization.
                                                                                                                                                                           Funding could be procured for expansion of
                                                                                                                                                                           Cross-border pandemic preparedness and
                                                                                                                                                                           public health disease surveillance systems that
                                                                                                                                                                           have been in the planning phase between DOH
                                                                                                                                                                           and Canada, British Columbia to help with the
                                                                                                                                                                           monitoring of the public health issues
                                                                                                                                                                           surrounding the upcoming Olympics.

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                                                                               Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                   As of: August 19, 2009

            ORGANIZATION                       CONTACT                      AREA    FUNDING          TITLE/NAME                                     OTHER                                        COMMENTS
59 Washington State Department of Health Bryant Karras MD               HIE        550,000  Pandemic Flu Regional Data            UW Clinical Informatics Research Group         Collaborate with UW to develop regional
                                                                                            Visualization                                       views of infuenza like illness in the various
                                                                                                                                                                                 geogaphic areas of WA… create a mapping as
                                                                                                                                                                                 well as graphical epi trend view that
                                                                                                                                                                                 incorporates positive flu labs retreaved via the
                                                                                                                                                                                 HIE and the syndromic surveillance data from
                                                                                                                                                                                 hospital admissions, Emergancy & Urgent
                                                                                                                                                                                 Care and Abulatory Clinics.
57 Washington State Department of Health Bryant Karras MD               HIE        799,785      Pandemic Flu Lab Regional                                                        Shovel ready [un-funded] Pandemic Flu grant
                                                                                                Integration                                                                      to improve the linkage of (a) Public Health –
                                                                                                                                                                                 Seattle & King County’s Public Health Lab,
                                                                                                                                                                                 (b) University of Washington and Children’s
                                                                                                                                                                                 Clinical Lab, and (c) Spokane Regional Health
                                                                                                                                                                                 District’s Public Health Lab with the State’s
                                                                                                                                                                                 Laboratory Information Management System
                                                                                                                                                                                 (LIMS) via HIE to do remote assesioning, of
                                                                                                                                                                                 orders and results reporting.

60 Washington State Department of Health Bryant Karras MD               HIE        1,000,000    WATrac                            DOH Public Health Emergency Response and       WATrac is a web-based software system that
                                                                                                                                  Planning group headed by John Erickson         has two distinct functions: (1) ) Daily Tracking
                                                                                                                                                                                 of Emergency Department Status and Bed
                                                                                                                                                                                 Availability and (2) Incident Management for
                                                                                                                                                                                 Disaster Response.
61 Washington State Department of Health Bryant Karras MD               HIE        550,000      Statewide Health Allerts for WA   Spokane Regional Health District, DOH          Integrate Public Health messages into HIE and
                                                                                                                                  Informatics Office and Public Health Emergency get crittical information to clinician at the
                                                                                                                                  Response and Planning group                    point of care. Build off of the planning and
                                                                                                                                                                                 needs assessment done under a grant to
                                                                                                                                                                                 Spokane Regional Health District from the
                                                                                                                                                                                 Robertwood Johnson Foundation
52 Washington State Department of Social    Rich Campbell               HIE        550,000      DSHS is working on a system for
   and Health Services                                                                          provider access to Medicaid

53 Washington State Department of Social    Rob St. John                HIE        14,700,000   HIT Infrastructure for EMRs       MRTG Study                                     Additional Sections to consider are 3011 and
   and Health Services                                                                                                                                                           ARRA Title VIII (HRSA).

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                                                                                Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                   As of: August 19, 2009

              ORGANIZATION                          CONTACT                  AREA    FUNDING           TITLE/NAME                     OTHER                   COMMENTS
54                                           ??                          HIE        680,000  DOH/DSHS collaborating to
                                                                                             create provider access to
                                                                                             controlled substance prescriptions.

62 Washington State Departments of           Daniel Knutson-Bradac, HIE             2,500,000   Prepare DSHS ADSA                             The DSHS/ADSA project would include 3
   Health and Social and Health Services:    Asst Director of                                   Infrastructure for EMR                        distinct elements:
   Aging and Disability Services             Management Services;                               collaboration of acute and chronic            1) Implementation of predictive modeling to
   Administration                            Marietta Bobba, Strategic                          care systems                                  impact chronic care service delivery to
                                             Planning Program                                                                                 DSHS/ADSA clients.
                                             Manager                                                                                          2) Improved secure file transfer infrastructure
                                                                                                                                              to impact communication with network
                                                                                                                                              3) Readiness review/gap analysis of EMR in
                                                                                                                                              Long Term Care Service Delivery System.

50 Washington State Health Care Authority Juan Alaniz                    HIE        TBD         Health Record Banking Pilot

55 Washington State Department of Labor      Jason McGill and Karen      HIE        2,519,400   LNI is working on 1) exchange of
   and Industries                            Peterson                                           report of accident and chart notes,
                                                                                                2) claim and account center
                                                                                                improivements for enhanced
                                                                                                ability to view claim images, 3)
                                                                                                feasilibity study for ICD9 to
                                                                                                ICD10 transition and 4) crime
                                                                                                victims imaging. LNI is also
                                                                                                working on telemedicine needs
                                                                                                assessment and a pilot for injured
                                                                                                worker access to mental health
                                                                                                and specialist consultations.

65 Washington State Department of            Ken Taylor                  TELE       TBD         Using Telemedicine to Deliver
     Corrections                                                                                Pyschiatry and Mental Health
                                                                                                Services to Rural Institutions

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                                                                               Washington State ARRA/HITECH Proposals
                                                                                                  As of: August 19, 2009

             ORGANIZATION                         CONTACT                  AREA     FUNDING            TITLE/NAME                OTHER   COMMENTS
56 Washington State Department of Labor     David Overby                TELE       678,850  Pilot to test whether telemedicine
   and Industries                                                                           can improve injured worker
                                                                                            access to mental health and
                                                                                            specialist consultations.

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Area Health Education     Gary J.
Center of Eastern         Smith, PhD,
Washington, Washington    FACHE
State University

Inland Northwest Health

Washington State

Department of Health:                              Lab data sharing project
                                                   with the Spokane
                                                   Regional Health District.
Spokane County Medical Society:                    Informatics workgroup
                                                   established to identify
                                                   what data providers
                                                   need/want to share.
Kadlec Regional Medical Center and Benton County   Data Exchange Initiative
                                                   between medical center
                                                   and county.
Community Health Network of Washington             Build an interface with
                                                   the Department of
                                                   Health’s Child Profile
Meditech Electronic Medical Record System          For approximately 40
                                                   hospitals, 1,200
Connectivity with Eastern State Hospital
Health Record Banking Pilot project
Telepharmacy project
TeleED project
EMR At Night                                       Education provided at
                                                   multiple sites with first
                                                   responders throughout
                                                   the Pacific Northwest and
                                                   Working in
                                                   Conjunction with INHS:

                                                       Telepsychiatry in
                                                   rural areas (LSDF)
                                                    Development of a
                                                   COHE like electronic
                                                   tracking method for
                                                   mental health consumers
                                                           E-
                                                       strategies for nursing
                                                       (CON various sources)
Multiple Educational Programs for Health Care           Bi monthly meeting
Providers, Administrators, and Patients.               for the Washington State
                                                       Healthcare Executive
                                                       Forum (State chapter of
                                                       the American College of
                                                       Healthcare Executives).
                                                        Bi-monthly meetings
                                                       of the Northeast and
                                                       Columbia Basin Councils
                                                       of the Washington State
                                                       Hospital Association.
                                                        Patient education
                                                       programs for Parkinson
                                                       Association, educational
                                                       programs for healthcare
Connectivity with administrators of rural health and
urban hospitals
PAML- PACLAB                                           Laboratory data exchange
                                                       (internal effort from lab
                                                       to lab).
Inland Northwest Blood Center and Puget Sound          Information exchange
Blood Center                                           system.
Gonzaga University School of Nursing                   In the process of setting
                                                       up a high tech conference
                                                       room and plan to include
                                                       health related meetings:
                                                       Designed to bring the
                                                       scientific community and
                                                       other scholars together
                                                       with GU’s health related

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