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Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions (R01)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.226
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec 6, 2022

Scientific/research contact:
CDR Derrick L. Wyatt
301.427.1505 (preferred method of contact)

Peer review contact:
Boris Aponte

Financial and grants management contact:
Steven Young


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides funding for health services research that will test promising interventions aimed at improving communication and coordination during care transitions.

Areas of research interest include:

  • Care transitions between primary care, acute care, and specialty providers
  • Care transitions between different institutional care settings
  • Care transitions with a focus on patients, their families, and communities

AHRQ supports research, evaluations, and demonstration projects concerning the delivery of healthcare in inner-city and rural areas (including frontier areas), and healthcare for priority populations.

Priority populations include:

  • Low-income
  • Minority
  • Women and children
  • Elderly
  • Individuals with special healthcare needs, including individuals with disabilities and those who need chronic care or end-of-life healthcare

Eligible applicants include:

  • Higher education institutions
    • Public/state controlled institutions
    • Private institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
    • With 501(c)(3) status
    • Without 501(c)(3) status
    • Native American tribal organizations
    • Faith-based or community-based organizations
    • Regional organizations
  • Governments
    • State
    • County
    • City or township
    • Special districts
    • Federally recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments
    • Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than federally recognized)
    • Eligible agencies of the federal government
    • U.S. territory or possession
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Total costs should not exceed $400,000 in any given year and $2,000,000 for the 5-year project period.

Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Standard NIH application due dates for new and resubmission R01 applications apply to this funding opportunity. The opportunity expires on December 6, 2022.

Tagged as
Children and youth · Elderly population · Frontier and remote areas · Inpatient care · Long-term care · Minorities · People with disabilities · Poverty · Primary care · Women

Organizations (2)

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