CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health is seeking applications for creative healthcare solutions meant to help address certain common healthcare challenges found in Wyoming.
The Wyoming Legislature made a one-time appropriation of $1 million last year for a healthcare innovation studies project. WDH says that they’ve been tasked with setting rules, selecting from applicants and administering the fund.
According to a WDH statement, studies hoping for support from the fund must have at least one of the following goals:
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- Reduce costs associated with long-term care, chronic disease or other healthcare services to the state of Wyoming
- Allow individuals in need of long-term care to remain in their homes and communities
- Develop necessary long-term care or other healthcare services in Wyoming
- Use broadband internet to access healthcare services
The department is accepting applications for the project, which must be received by June 30. More information about the project and the selection process, along with application details and forms, can be found at the Wyoming Department of Health website.