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Reducing Racial and Ethnic Healthcare Disparities in Chronic Conditions by Dissemination and Implementation of Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Evidence (R18)

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.226
Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 17, 2022

Scientific/research contact:
Celeste Torio, PhD, MPH

Peer review contact:

Financial and grants management contact:
Nicole Williams


The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality will provide funding to disseminate and implement patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) findings into innovative, evidence-based interventions to reduce healthcare disparities in chronic health conditions. Priority populations include inner city; rural; low income; minority; women; children; elderly; and those with special healthcare needs, including those who have disabilities, need chronic care, and need end-of-life healthcare.

Research priority areas include:

  • Research to improve healthcare patient safety
  • Using data and technology to improve healthcare quality and patient outcomes and to provide a 360-degree view of the patient
  • Research to increase accessibility and affordability of healthcare by examining innovative market approaches to care delivery and financing

Areas where evidence-based interventions have demonstrated disparities reduction include:

  • Improving control and management of chronic conditions including cardiovascular disease
  • Promoting improved cancer and chronic condition screening
  • Improving prenatal care, maternal health, and infant mortality

Eligible applicants include:

  • Public, state controlled, and private institutions of higher education, including:
    • Hispanic-serving institutions
    • Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
    • Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
    • Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
    • Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISIs)
  • Governments:
    • State
    • County
    • City and township
    • Special districts
    • Federally recognized and other than federally recognized tribes
    • Eligible agencies of the federal government
    • U.S. territories and possessions
  • Other:
    • Nonprofit organizations with and without 501(c)(3) IRS status
    • Native American tribal organizations
    • Faith-based and community-based organizations
    • Regional organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000 per year
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 6
Estimated total program funding: $3,670,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Children and youth · Elderly population · Health conditions · Health disparities · Maternal health and prenatal care · Mortality · People with disabilities · Racial and ethnic groups · Research methods and resources · Women

Organizations (1)

  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, view details

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