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Dissemination, Translation, and Implementation Awards

ARRA Awards

This page provides information on contracts and grants awarded with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funds for research that compares the effectiveness of different medical options.

Recovery Act funds will be used for dissemination and translation activities for comparative effectiveness research activities. Projects are listed below. Select for a fact sheet on this topic.

1. Dissemination of Comparative Effectiveness Research to Physicians, Providers, Patients and Consumers Through Multiple Vehicles

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

1.1. Dissemination of CER to Physicians, Providers,, Patients and Consumers—Continuing Education
Awardee: Prime Education, Inc.
8201 W McNab Road
Tamarac, Florida 33321
Amount: $3,981,168
Award Date: September 30, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ1010009CE
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ1010009CE/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ1010009CE/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

1.2. Dissemination of CER to Physicians, Providers, Patients and Consumers—Academic Detailing
Awardee: Total Therapeutic Management, Inc.
300 Townpark Drive, Building 1, Suite 100
Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
Amount: $11,680,060
Award Date: September 28, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ-10-10011A
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=39c25a7a6b8409a223e9e704ccbbbd19&tab=core&_cview=1
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ-10-10011A/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

1.3. Dissemination of CER to Physicians, Providers, Patients and Consumers—Publicity Center
Awardee: Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
1111 19th Street, N.W.,10th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
Amount: $17,999,988
Award Date: September 30, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ1010008
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ1010008/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ1010008/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

1.4. Dissemination of CER to Physicians, Providers, Patients and Consumers—Regional Dissemination Centers
Awardee: Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide
1111 19th Street, N.W., 10th Floor
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
Amount: $8,613,876
Award Date: September 23, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ1010013
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ1010013/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ1010013/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

1.5. Dissemination of CER to Physicians, Providers, Patients and Consumers—Evaluation
Awardee: IMPAQ International
10420 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 300
Columbia, Maryland 21044
Amount: $2,371,179
Award Date: September 9, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ_ARRA_PEATOC_RFTO-5
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ_ARRA_PEATOC_RFTO-5/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ_ARRA_PEATOC_RFTO-5/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

1.6. To Design and Implement a Pilot of New Strategies to Disseminate Comparative Effectiveness Research to Patients and Providers
Awardee: IDEO, LLC
http://www.ideo.com/locations/
Amount: $2,973,753
Award Date: July 8, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 10-233-SOL-00120
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=346705444c2de9821e7720b75fb912fa&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/Awards/HHSP233201000396G.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2. Assessing and Accelerating Implementation Strategies in Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Networks

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

2.1. Accelerating Implementation of Comparative Effectiveness Findings on Clinical and Delivery System Interventions by Leveraging AHRQ Networks (R18)
Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

Grant Synopsis: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-10-014.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2.2. Implementation Strategies in AHRQ Networks (Contract)
Awardee: James Bell Associates, Inc.
1001 19th Street, North, Suite 1500
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Amount: $2,209,935
Award Date: September 23, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ_ARRA_PEATOC_RFTO-6
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ_ARRA_PEATOC_RFTO-6/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ_ARRA_PEATOC_RFTO-6/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3. Accelerating Dissemination and Adoption of Comparative Effectiveness Research by Delivery Systems

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

3.1. Project Withdrawn

3.2. Project Withdrawn

3.3. Project Withdrawn

3.4. Increasing Adoption of Patient-Centered Behavioral Health Research by Primary Care and Behavioral Health Providers and Systems
Awardee: MANILA Consulting Group, Inc.
1420 Beverly Road, Suite 220
McLean, Virginia 22101-3731
Amount: $1,944,004
Award Date: Not yet awarded
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: July 27, 2010
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=833d936a9d062bb31a42c2b7bc4b2fb7&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/SAMHSA/ChokeCherry/283100358/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3.5. Comparing the Effectiveness of Traditional Evidence-Based Tobacco Cessation Interventions to Newer and Innovative Interventions Used by Comprehensive Cancer Control Programs
Awardee: Research Triangle Institute
3040 Cornwallis Road
Research, North Carolina 27709
Amount: $2,546,139
Award Date: July 16, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 2008-N-09699RFTP-2010-LB04
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=e3020d8e7c04ddb51cb9925480e7da74&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/CDCP/PGOA/2008-N-09699RFTP-2010-LB04/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3.6. Patient Centered Care Collaboration to Improve Minority Health
Awardee: Westat, Inc.
1650 Research Boulevard
Rockville, Maryland 20850-3195
Amount: Not to exceed $1,993,000
Award Date: June 28, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: OS33267
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/OS33267/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/Awards/HHSP233201000359G.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3.7. NIH/NIDDK—Increasing Adoption of Early Intervention to Prevent Diabetes After Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Awardee: Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.
8757 Georgia Avenue, 12th Floor
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Amount: $1,999,917
Award Date: August 18, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: NIHLM2010046
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/NIH/NIDDKD/NIHLM2010046/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/NIH/NIDDKD/Awards/HHSN276201000389U.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3.8. Impact of Decision-Support Systems on the Dissemination and Adoption of Imaging-Related Comparative Effectiveness Findings (UC4)
Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

  • Impact of Decision Support and Accountability Tools on Adoption of Evidence
    Ramin Khorasani, Brigham and Women's Hospital (1UC4EB012952-01)
    Award Date: September 25, 2010
  • Implementation and Evaluation of Imaging Decision Support Incorporating CER
    G. Scott Gazelle, Massachusetts General Hospital (1UC4EB012948-01)
    Award Date: September 25, 2010

Grant Synopsis: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-10-012.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3.9. Accelerating Adoption of Assistive Technologies to Reduce Physical Strain among Family Caregivers of the Chronically Disabled Elderly Living at Home
Awardee: The Lewin Group
3130 Fairview Park Dr., Suite 800 Falls Church, Virginia, 22042
Amount: $328,620
Award Date: July 15, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 10-233-SOL-00150
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=634a86a9b702a90473ff3f93acb44eec&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/Awards/(HHSP23337010T).html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3.10. Dissemination of Comparative Effectiveness Research Findings When Findings Challenge Current Practices
Awardee: RAND Corporation
Amount: $272,431
Award Date: August 9, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 10-233-SOL-00190
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/10-233-SOL-00190/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/Awards/HHSP23320095649WC_HHSP23337010T.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3.11. Accelerating Dissemination and Adoption of CER by Federal Delivery Systems (Grant)
Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

  • Accelerating Adoption of Childhood Obesity Comparative Effectiveness Research
    Elsie M. Taveras, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (1R18AE000026-01)
    Award Date: September 20, 2010
  • Accelerating Adoption of Comparative Effectiveness Research in Premature Infants
    Phillip Brian Smith, Duke University (1R18AE000028-01)
    Award Date: September 20, 2010
  • Bundling Effective Resident Hand Off Practices to Improve Patient Safety
    Christopher Paul Landrigan, Children's Hospital Boston (1R18AE000029-01)
    Award Date: September 21, 2010
  • Care Management Technology to Facilitate Depression Care in Safety Net Diabetes
    Shinyi Wu, University of Southern California (1R18AE000054-01)
    Award Date: September 27, 2010
  • An Evaluation of a Multi-Modal Network to Spread an Enhanced Surgical Site Infection
    Donald Alan Goldmann, Institute for Healthcare Improvement (1R18AE000051-01)
    Award Date: September 20, 2010
  • Peer-led and Telehealth CER Adoption for Diabetes Prevention and Management
    Hermes Jose Florez, M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine (1R18AE000049-01)
    Award Date: September 13, 2010

E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

4. Enhancing the Adoption of Comparative Effectiveness Research in the Treatment of Serious Mental Illnesses in Medicaid

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation

4.1. Enhancing the Adoption of CER in the Treatment of Serious Mental Illnesses in Medicaid
Awardee: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
600 Maryland Ave., SW
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
Amount: $299,374
Award Date: July 30, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/RFP-OS35362/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/RFP-OS35362/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

4.2. Developing Quality Measures for Schizophrenia in Medicaid
Awardee: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
600 Maryland Ave., S.W.
Washington, District of Columbia 20024
Amount: $299,309
Award Date: July 30, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: RFP-OS36575
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/RFP-OS36575/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/RFP-OS36575/listing.html

Current as of October 2010
Internet Citation: Dissemination, Translation, and Implementation Awards: ARRA Awards. October 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/funding/arra/awards/osawdti.html

 

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