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Telehealth, broadband and equipment related resources
The grant and funding opportunities presented below are due between November 1, 2023 till May 31, 2024. For more information and other opportunities due in 6-months or more, visit the HRSA website for telehealth here.
Developing Digital Therapeutics for Substance Use Disorders
Grants are available to accelerate the development of Digital Therapeutics to treat Substance Use Disorders.
December 7, 2023
Implementation Science for Cancer Control in People Living with HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
This funding opportunity aims to accelerate the integration of evidence-based cancer control interventions for People Living with HIV (PLWH) in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) by leveraging existing HIV treatment and prevention infrastructure. The NOFO is seeking applications that will identify and address barriers to the adoption, integration, and sustainability of evidence-based cancer control interventions, with a focus on generating data in LMICs that can inform effective implementation worldwide. Proposals may include exploring strategies to integrate telehealth/telemedicine interventions for delivering evidence-based cancer control.
December 15, 2023
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Utilizing Telemedicine or Other Remote-Based Platforms to Develop and Support Treatments for Substance Use Disorders
This funding opportunity supports applicants in researching new ways to offer remotely-delivered substance use disorder (SUD) treatments to patients, specifically those living in rural or underserved communities. Research is also needed to determine the effectiveness of using telemedicine to conduct SUD treatment, so that the demand for in-person clinical visits can be reduced.
January 8, 2024
Advancing Research to Develop Improved Measures and Methods for Understanding Multimorbidity
This funding opportunity announcement invites applications that seek to improve the availability, quality, and utility of data and measures that capture multimorbidity or multiple chronic conditions and the methods for analyzing multimorbidity data. Development or refinement of biosensor/mHealth measurement approaches and analysis of biosensor/mHealth data is encouraged.
Identifying Innovative Mechanisms or Interventions that Target Multimorbidity and Its Consequences
This funding opportunity announcement support the identification of shared mechanisms and development of innovative interventions (including mHealth technologies) to address multimorbidity or multiple chronic conditions and its consequences.
Support for Research Excellence – First Independent Research (SuRE-First) Award
The goal of the Support of Research Excellence (SuRE) program is to support research capacity building at institutions that enroll significant numbers of students from backgrounds nationally underrepresented in biomedical research. Key areas of focus include telemedicine and research that builds the scientific foundation for nursing practice and policy across clinical and community settings and more.
Improving Diagnostic Safety in Ambulatory Care: Strategies and Interventions
The goal of this funding opportunity is to support research that concentrates on enhancing the safety of diagnostic practices in diverse ambulatory care settings which range from primary care to telemedicine. AHRQ intends to offer assistance to experiment and assess primary care initiatives and improve the quality and safety of diagnostic procedures.
January 25, 2024
HEAL INITIATIVE: Development and validation of remote or patient wearable device derived objective biosignatures or functional assessments to monitor pain for use as endpoints in clinical trials
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the adoption of telehealth and wearable device technology in clinical trials, highlighting the pressing need for more reliable and comprehensive patient outcome measurements in pain therapy research. This funding opportunity seeks to support the development and validation of real-world digital endpoints derived from remote and wearable devices, with a specific focus on monitoring pain experiences, their evolution, response to interventions, and impact on quality of life.
January 30, 2024
Clinical Trials to Test the Effectiveness of Treatment, Preventive, and Services Interventions
This funding opportunity seeks to support clinical trials to establish the effectiveness of interventions and test hypotheses regarding moderators, mediators, and mechanisms of action of these interventions. Additionally, this effort supports clinical trials designed to test the therapeutic value of treatment and preventive interventions for which there is already evidence of efficacy, for use in community and practice settings. Applications might include research to evaluate the effectiveness or increase the clinical impact of pharmacologic, somatic, psychosocial (e.g., psychotherapeutic, behavioral), device-based, rehabilitative and combination interventions to prevent or treat mental illness through sustainable means such as telehealth.
February 16, 2024
Pilot Effectiveness Trials for Treatment, Preventive and Services Interventions
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to encourage pilot research consistent with NIMH’s priorities. Applications of technology (digital health or mhealth approaches) are considered.
Effectiveness Trials for Post-Acute Interventions and Services to Optimize Longer-term Outcomes
The purpose of this funding opportunity is to research the effectiveness of therapy and service delivery during the post-acute phase management of mental health conditions. Relevant research topics include maintenance therapies that promote ongoing monitoring, delivered via telehealth or in-person, as well as technology-assisted monitoring that can detect clinical deteriorations.
March 5, 2024
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Telehealth in Cancer Care
National Cancer Institute encourages research on underserved populations with worse cancer outcomes compared to the general population.
March 8, 2024
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Validation of Digital Health and Artificial Intelligence Tools for Improved Assessment in Epidemiological, Clinical, and Intervention Research
Investigators planning to submit an application in response to this NOSI are strongly encouraged to contact and discuss their proposed research/aims with Program staff/Scientific Contacts listed on this NOSI well in advance of the application receipt date to better determine appropriateness and interest of the relevantInstitute.
Pilot Effectiveness Trials for Post-Acute Interventions and Services to Optimize Longer-term Outcomes
This funding opportunity supports pilot projects to evaluate the effectiveness of therapeutic and service delivery interventions (e.g. telehealth) for the post-acute management of mental health conditions.
March 16, 2024
Technology Development to Reduce Health Disparities
This grant provides funding to further develop affordable medical technologies, such as telehealth, that will help reduce disparities in access to healthcare and health outcomes among disadvantaged groups. The applicant should aim to address one of the following categories that can impact healthcare disparities: physical, knowledge, infrastructure, economic, and/or cultural.
May 3, 2024
Measures and Methods to Advance Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities-Related Constructs
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to support research that will advance the measurement and methodology of complex constructs relevant to minority health and health disparities. Access to telehealth technology and broadband access are topics of interest.
May 8, 2024
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The Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center (PBTRC) is an affiliation of the 14 Telehealth Resource Centers funded individually through cooperative agreements from the Health Resources & Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth. This website was made possible by grant GA5RH37468 and 1 U1UTH42529‐01‐00 from the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth/Health Resources and Services Administration/HRSA.