February Newsletter

Released the week of 2/22/10

$500,000 Remote Patient Monitoring Diffusion Grants Program Accepting Letters of Intent through March 12

The Center’s $500,000 Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Diffusion Grants Program will hold the last grant application question and answer conference call on March 2, 10:00am - 11:00am PST. Up to six one-year grants will be made to organizations successfully proposing programs that result in the expanded diffusion of RPM technologies that have proven benefit for older adults. Four or five grants will focus on California, while up to two grants may be awarded in other regions of the US. Letters of intent are due March 12, 5pm PST. Center Blog

Call for Authors: Special Issue of Ageing International focused on Technology

Authors are invited to submit articles for publication in a special issue of Ageing International that is dedicated to publishing findings on the successful development, adoption, and diffusion of technologies that help older adults maintain their independence. Articles will be accepted that report new research in the field as well as program reviews, perspectives, brief reports and commentary. The due date for papers is Friday, May 14th. For more information please see the Call for Papers

Grantee Close up: Technology Connects Older Cambodian-Americans with Pharmacists Miles Away
The Connecticut Pharmacists Foundation in collaboration with Khmer Health Advocates has launched an innovative telemedicine approach to delivering medication therapy management services to elderly Cambodian-Americans in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts, and California.
Grantee Profile

Updated Frequently Asked Questions about the Center’s Remote Patient Monitoring Diffusion Grants Program
For an overview of commonly asked questions and answers pertaining to the Remote Patient Monitoring Diffusion Grants Program and upcoming grant programs, please refer to the FAQ Grant Page, which is continuously updated with new questions/answers from potential grant applicants. Please send any additional questions to Valerie Steinmetz at vsteinmetz@techandaging.org
FAQ Grant Page

Important Remote Patient Monitoring Dates

Grant Guidelines Released
January 11, 2010

Application and Letter of Intent Due March 12, 2010

Full Proposals Requested
March 26, 2010

Full Proposals Due
April 30, 2010

Final Grant Award Decision
June 18, 2010

Grant Start Date
July 1, 2010

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