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Funding Information

  • One of 10 state health departments in the Emerging Infections Programs (EIP) network
  • 2016 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $4,487,315
    • Activities: Educational Efforts to Promote Appropriate Antibiotic Use; HAI Detection and Response Infrastructure; Coordinated Prevention; Data Validation; Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Laboratory Capacity; and Antimicrobial Resistance Regional Laboratory Network (see ELC HAI-funded Activities for more information)
  • 2015 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount:  $748,207
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Antimicrobial Resistance (AR) Prevention Program, Data Validation, and Hemodialysis BSI
  • 2015 ELC domestic Ebola supplement: Infection Control Assessment and Response (ICAR) Program
    • Infection Control Assessment Program: $484,657
    • Targeted Infection Prevention: $1,759,091
  • 2014 Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) funding amount: $737,694
    • Activities: HAI Prevention Infrastructure, Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), Data Validation, and Hemodialysis BSI 
  • 2013 Affordable Care Act (ACA) funding amount: $104,142
    • Activity: HAI Prevention Infrastructure
  • From 2009-2012 Tennessee received funding to build HAI infrastructure, conduct surveillance, and engage in prevention activities

 

State Contact:

  • Marion Kainer MD MPH FRACP FSHEA
    Director, Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance Program
    Tennessee Department of Health
    710 James Robertson Parkway
    Andrew Johnson Tower, 3rd floor
    Nashville, TN 37243

  • Tel: 615-741-7247
    Fax: 615-741-3857
 
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