This notice announces the opportunity to apply for funding under the Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP). The program supports eligible hospitals in meeting value-based payment and care goals for their respective organizations through purchases of hardware, software and training. SHIP also enables small rural hospitals to become or join accountable care organizations (ACOs), to participate in shared savings programs, and to purchase health information technology (hardware and software), equipment, and/or training to comply with quality improvement activities such as advancing patient care information, promoting interoperability, and payment bundling. The max funding is $12,000.00/year. For more information go to this link.