2012 Minnesota e-Health Connectivity for Health Information Exchange Grant Program

The 2012 Minnesota e-Health Connectivity Grant Program for Health Information Exchange provided grant funding to expand community-based collaborative HIE efforts by providing funding to: a) assist health and health care providers meet requirements for federal incentives for meaningful use of an EHR and/or b) expand health information exchange capability among health care providers and other trading partners to support care and/or public health, and/or c) increase the number of Minnesota pharmacies capable of accepting electronic prescriptions.

Eligible applicants included Community HIE Partners (two or more organizations coming together in a collaborative effort in their communities to implement health information exchange for meaningful use transactions) or pharmacies not able to accept electronic prescriptions.

Grant awards ranged up to $25,000 per HIE partner site or $10,000 per pharmacy. Grant applications were reviewed and evaluated on a first come, first serve basis.

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2012 Grant Recipients

updated 4/12/13
As of April 12, 2013, the 2012 HIE Connectivity Grant Program is now closed - all funds have been awarded.

Organization Name
Organization Type Amount
Moon Pharmacy
Pharmacy $4,000
East Side Family Clinic Pharmacy
(St. Paul)


La Clinica Pharmacy
(St. Paul)     
Pharmacy         $4,050
Otter Tail County Public Health
(Fergus Falls) 
Local Public Health Agency                 $250,000
North Metro Pediatrics (Coon Rapids) Community Clinic                               $10,052
Douglas County Public Health for West Central HIE Partner Project
Local Public Health $249,924
Isanti County Public Health for East Central HIE Partner Project
Local Public Health $241,913
Polk-Norman-Mahnomen Public Health Northwest Minnesota HIE Partner Project (Crookston) Local Public Health $267,155
Southwest Health and Human Services for Southwest HIE Partner Project
Local Public Health $255,804 
The Lutheran Home Association
(Belle Plaine)
Long-Term Care $74,590
St. Luke's Hospital Association
Hospital $150,000
Benedictine Health System
Long-Term Care $375,000
Mankato Clinic
Primary Care Clinic $70,365
Collaborative Care Cooperative (Bloomington) Specialty Clinics $244,572
Midwest Spine Institute
Specialty Clinics $39,325
France Avenue Family Physicians
Primary Care Clinic $123,865
Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates (Edina) Primary Care Clinic $120,225

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Updated Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 02:21PM