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Description of Modification
Opportunity modified to extend date for those applicants that have been formally granted a waiver.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Dec 17, 2009
Jan 26, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 25, 2010
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 25, 2010
Feb 24, 2010
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ARRA - Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP)
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
U.S.-based public or private institutions of higher education, or other public or private institutions or organizations with a research mission are eligible to apply.
Office of the National Coordinator
This Program will support competitively-awarded cooperative agreements to establish Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP). Projects (or Awardees) under this program will conduct research focusing on where breakthrough advances are needed to address well-documented problems that have impeded adoption of health IT and to accelerate progress towards achieving nationwide meaningful use of health IT in support of a high-performing, learning health care system. The goal of these research efforts is to improve the process for adoption of HIT and providing a more efficient pathway towards meaningful use.
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