Announcement to Support Novel, High-Impact Studies Evaluating Health System and Healthcare Professional Responsiveness to COVID-19

US Department of Health and Human Services: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

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Deadline: Jun 15, 2020 (Full proposal)

Grant amount: Up to US $1,000,000

Fields of work: Epidemiology & Public Health Telemedicine & Telehealth Health Care Access & Delivery

Applicant type: Nonprofit, Indigenous Group, Government Entity

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

NOTE: All applications are due by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

The health systems research community should prepare to submit applications to AHRQ to fund critical research focused on evaluating topics such as:

  • Innovations and challenges encountered in the rapid expansion of telemedicine in response to COVID-19,
  • Effects on quality, safety, and value of health system response to COVID-19, and
  • The role of primary care practices and professionals during the COVID-19 epidemic.

AHRQ is particularly interested in understanding how digital health innovations contributed to health system and healthcare professional innovation and challenges and solutions to meeting the needs of vulnerable populations including older adults, people living with multiple chronic conditions, rural communities, and uninsured and underinsured populations.

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