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Funding Opportunity Number:
Jul 19, 2010
Jul 29, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Aug 16, 2010
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Aug 16, 2010
Oct 15, 2010
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National Project Management of the Healthcare Communities Knowledge Gateway
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Public, private, for profit and not-for-profit entities are eligible to apply. The applicant must have the ability to provide technical support and development; national project management of community based improvements, results sharing with automated analysis, and associated resources; and improve community resources including payer and health information technology systems.
Health Resources & Services Administration
The purpose of this funding announcement is to provide technical assistance to HRSA grantees and other providers of healthcare services by supporting the Healthcare Communities Knowledge Gateway, a robust knowledge and content management system and related quality improvement efforts that bridge healthcare, public health, local and state based community organizations in improvement efforts across the United States. The websites facilitate community based efforts by organizations to improve healthcare systems and related patient health and outcomes. HCKG provides support to the following: Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative participant organizations and related community based activities; the Donation and Transplantation Community of Practices continued growth and success in saving lives and increasing awareness of the need for additional donors; and sharing of best practices and other resources for the State Health Access Program. Leaders from Organ Procurement Organizations, Transplant Centers, and hospitals use the website to share best practices, tools and resources that will assist in increasing organ donation and success in transplants.
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