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Description of Modification
Modified to changed the Application Closing Date from 03/17/2008 to 03/26/2008.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Feb 19, 2008
Mar 21, 2008
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 17, 2008
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 26, 2008
Apr 26, 2008
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Category of Funding Activity:
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Medical Library Assistance
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Four special eligibility criteria: Applicants must clearly document and provide evidence for which of these four eligible types of health information exchange organizations they qualify. Failure to provide sufficient evidence of your eligibility will eliminate you from further consideration or competition. See full announcement for a list of all special eligibility criteria.
National Institutes of Health
The purpose of this cooperative agreement is for other networks, such as integrated delivery systems, personally controlled health record support organizations, state, regional and non-geographic health information exchange entities, and specialty networks to participate in the “network of networks” that is the Nationwide Health Information Network (NHIN). In doing so, participants will implement and test the NHIN specifications and demonstrate their connectivity to others. Awardees shall achieve, test and demonstrate technical and trust relationships with the other participants in the NHIN through the NHIN Cooperative and when participating in the production NHIN, will add value for additional networks to also participate in the NHIN without funding support.
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