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Rural Health
Funding by Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Developing New Clinical Decision Support to Disseminate and Implement Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18)
Grants for developing new clinical decision support to facilitate the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based research findings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Scaling Established Clinical Decision Support to Facilitate the Dissemination and Implementation of Evidence-Based Research Findings (R18)
Grants for research projects designed to extend the implementation and evaluation of evidence-based clinical decision support beyond the initial clinical setting or institution in which it was originally developed and implemented, thereby extending the impact on clinical practice.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Utilizing Health Information Technology to Scale and Spread Successful Practice Models Using Patient-reported Outcomes (R18)
Grants for research to demonstrate how health information technology can improve patient-centered health outcomes and quality of care in primary care and other ambulatory settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Projects (R01)
Support for specified health services research projects related to AHRQ's mission to produce evidence to make healthcare safer, higher quality, more accessible, equitable and affordable. AHRQ's priorities include an interest in rural healthcare delivery.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Health Information Technology (IT) to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21)
Grants for new exploratory and developmental research that will contribute to the evidence base of how health information technology (IT) improves healthcare quality and outcomes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome Measures (U18)
Grants for innovative and collaborative research utilizing new health information technology strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2018
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) Inactive
Supports different types of health services research projects, including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research technology. Rural and frontier areas are considered a priority population.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Nov 16, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
AHRQ Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18) Inactive
Supports the dissemination and implementation of research projects concerning the delivery of healthcare in inner-city and rural areas, including frontier areas. Priority research areas include quality, safety, cost, efficiency, and expansion of insurance coverage.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Sep 25, 2017
Sponsors: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Exploratory and Developmental Research Grant to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes through Health Information Technology (IT) (R21) Inactive
Awards funding for research related to projects on health information technology projects. Funding may be used for pilot/feasibility studies, data analysis, or economic analysis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 16, 2017
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Increasing Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Rural Primary Care Practices (R18) Inactive
Funds demonstration research projects that implement Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder in primary care practices in rural areas of the United States.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 1, 2016
Application Deadline: Mar 4, 2016
Sponsor: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality