Tuesday, August 31, 2010

NIH Roadmap initiative has a focus on health economics

Applications for exploratory and developmental research projects that will lead to increased efficiency in the production of health and delivery of health care are bein solocited. Specifically, research sought under this announcement should inform 1) the identification of specific, modifiable causes of high and increasing health care costs related to the structure, organization, and production of health care; and 2) the development and refinement of interventions, practices, or policies that can address these causes while maintaining or enhancing outcomes.

This initiative is part of the Health Economics Common Fund Program http://nihroadmap.nih.gov/healtheconomics/.

Please see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-10-016.html

Letters of intent are due September 26, applications due October 26.