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Grant Information
Title of grant: Understanding and Improving Diagnostic Safety in Ambulatory Care: Strategies and Interventions (R18)
Organization offering the grant: Agency for Health Care Research and Quality
Abstract: Despite the growing interest and rapid pace of recent achievements, not much is known with a high degree of confidence about the strategies and interventions that might reduce diagnostic failures and patient harms or enhance the resilience and safety of diagnostic work. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications from research institutions and their investigators to conduct Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects (R18) to evaluate strategies and interventions for reducing diagnostic failures and patient harms, including approaches that enable organizations, providers and patients to better anticipate emerging diagnostic risk before failure and harm occurs.
Categories: Patient Safety
Eligible Applicants: Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized); Special district governments; State governments; County governments; Public and State controlled institutions of higher education; Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments); City or township governments; Private institutions of higher education.
Deadline Date: 5-25-2016
Standard due dates apply: January 25, May 25, and September 25. Expires September 26, 2018.
Funding Amount: $350,000
Contact Information
Name: Kerm Henriksen, Ph.D.

E-mail: Kerm.Henriksen@ahrq.hhs.gov
Phone: 301-427-1331
Web URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files