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Funding by Topic: Technology for health and human services

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

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
Wisconsin Broadband Expansion Grants
Grants to improve broadband communications services in underserved areas of Wisconsin.
Geographic coverage: Wisconsin
Application Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Sponsor: Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Challenge Competition: Improving Remote Monitoring of Pregnancy
A prize competition to support the development and testing of low-cost, scalable technology-based innovations to improve the ability of prenatal care providers to monitor the health and well-being of pregnant women remotely, especially women who live in rural and medically-underserved areas who have limited access to on-site prenatal care.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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
Rural Health Centers Program Capital Project
Funding to develop and implement projects intended to increase quality driven, cost effective care to meet the transitions mandated through Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) legislation and other industry trends.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Application Deadline: Apr 2, 2018
Sponsor: North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Grants to encourage innovative exploratory and developmental health services research to improve minority health and/or reduce health disparities at the healthcare system-level, as well as within clinical settings.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, 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
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants
Awards grants to organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Delaware Behavioral Health Electronic Medical Records Incentive Program
Financial incentives for behavioral and mental health providers in Delaware to purchase new electronic medical records (EMR) systems or upgrade/enhance existing EMR systems for integration with primary care provider sites.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delaware Health Care Commission
Healthy Hearts Northwest: Improving Practice Together
Provides 15 months of technical assistance to small-to-medium-sized primary care practices in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Practices will create plans to utilize health information technology and data reporting for quality improvement, and will receive assistance in implementing external practice quality improvement related to heart health.
Geographic coverage: Washington, Oregon, and Idaho
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: The MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation