DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cardinal Health Foundation awarded 29 grants totaling $924,551 to help non-profit health care institutions across the country improve the effectiveness, efficiency and excellence of patient care.
The E3 Patient Safety Grant Program supports three types of projects this year:
The Cardinal Health E3 Grant Program awarded funding of up to $45,000 per grant to health care providers in 18 states. Since the inception of the E3 Grant Program in 2008, the Cardinal Health Foundation has awarded just under $8 million in funding to 284 hospitals, health systems or other health-related organizations across the country.
"In just eight years, we've seen E3 Patient Safety grantees improve health care and build stronger, healthier communities across the United States," said Dianne Radigan, vice president of Community Relations at Cardinal Health. "On behalf of Cardinal Health, we are so pleased to continue supporting work that is helping accelerate the rate of change in health care through implementation of evidence-based practices. Our grantees are increasing the effectiveness, excellence and efficiency of patient care, and most importantly, saving lives."
Organizations receiving funding from the 2015 Cardinal Health E3 Grant Program include:
Cardinal Health Foundation's E3 Grant Program is now seeking proposals for its 2016 funding initiatives. For more details, and to complete the electronic application, visit www.cardinalhealth.com/community. All proposals are due by Friday, Dec. 4, 2015; extensions will not be granted.
About the Cardinal Health Foundation
The Cardinal Health Foundation supports local, national and international programs that improve health care efficiency, effectiveness and excellence and the overall wellness of the communities where Cardinal Health's (NYSE: CAH) nearly 35,000 employees live and work. The Cardinal Health Foundation also offers grants to encourage community service among its employees and works through international agencies to donate much-needed medical supplies and funding to those who need them in times of disaster; because Cardinal Health is #AllInForGood. To learn more, visit www.CardinalHealth.com/community and visit the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CardinalHealthFoundation.
SOURCE Cardinal Health Foundation