About AHRQ's Digital Healthcare Research Program

AHRQ’s Digital Healthcare Research Program's mission is to produce and disseminate evidence about how the evolving digital healthcare ecosystem can best advance the quality, safety, and effectiveness of healthcare for patients and their families. To fulfill its mission, AHRQ’s Digital Healthcare Research Program has invested in research grants and contracts awarded to over 289 distinct institutions in 48 States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

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AHRQ is hosting a Web conference on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. EST, to discuss how advanced analytics can be applied into clinical care.

Funding Opportunities

Disseminating and Implementing Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Evidence into Practice through Interoperable Clinical Decision Support (R18)
For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-074.html.

Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions (R01)
For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-20-068.html.

Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology (IT) Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Measures (U18)
For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-17-247.html.

Health Information Technology (IT) to Improve Health Care Quality and Outcomes (R21)
NEW Expiration Date: July 17, 2021
For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HS-20-013.html.

Advancing the Collection and Use of Patient-Reported Outcomes and Patient Contextual Data to Improve Quality and Outcomes in Ambulatory Care through Health Information Technology
For more information, go to https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HS-16-015.html.

Learn more about all AHRQ Digital Healthcare Research Funding Opportunities