The Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association (FMMJUA) announces the availability of up to $2 million in grants for partnerships to improve the safety of health care services. The application deadline is January 11, 2008; the FMMJUA Board of Governors will make the final decisions April 30.
The FMMJUA intends to commit up to $2 million in funds to finance an unspecified number of grants. The projects should focus on one or more of the following elements related to health care safety: 1) Identifying and Evaluating Effective Patient Safety Practices, and 2) Teaching, Disseminating, and Implementing Effective Patient Safety Practices; and 3) Maintaining Vigilance by Continuous Monitoring and Evaluation of Threats to Patient Safety.
The goal of the FMMJUA request for applications (RFA) is to have the FMMJUA partner with other agencies or institutions in the state of
This is a new grant program offered by the FMMJUA. Applications can be made for projects of up to 36 months in duration. To learn more about the RFA please visit the FMMJUA Web site, www.fmmjua.com. To learn more about the
The Florida Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association (FMMJUA) is a state sanctioned insurance plan for medical malpractice coverage, and provides professional liability insurance coverage for health care providers that cannot find coverage in the open market. The FMMJUA’s professional liability policies offer coverage for individual physicians, surgeons, dentists, nurses, physician partnerships or corporations, hospitals, medical facilities and other health care providers operating in Florida. The Florida Legislature created the FMMJUA under Section 627.351(4), Florida Statutes.
Contact: General Manager of the FMMJUA,