AHRQ -- Implementation and Evaluation of New Health Information Technology (IT) Strategies for Collecting and Using Patient-Reported Outcome (PRO) Measures (U18)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

 This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites U18 cooperative agreement applications to stimulate innovative and collaborative research by utilizing new health information technology (IT) strategies for collecting and using patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures in primary care and other ambulatory care settings.

Application Due Date(s): September 25, 2017, September 25, 2018, and September 26, 2019


PA-17-247 Expiration Date September 26, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

 Each PD/PI must devote a minimum of 20% annual full-time effort in each year of this project (i.e., at least 8 hours per week).



Amount Description

The total costs (direct and indirect) for a project awarded under this FOA will not exceed $400,000 in any given year or $1.2 million for the entire project period. 

The project period may not exceed 3 years 

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

September 26, 2019