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Data Infrastructure 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 invest in longitudinal claims databases, distributed data networks, and patient registries. Projects are listed below. Select for a fact sheet on this topic.

1. Enhance Availability and Use of Medicare Data to Support Comparative Effectiveness Research

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

1.1. Chronic Care Warehouse Enhancement to Support Comparative Effectiveness Research
Awardee: Buccaneer
6799 Kennedy Road, Suite J
Warrenton, Virginia 20187
Amount: $15,500,000
Award Date: June 24, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: HHSM-500-2010-00001I
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=b6754ae34c0fcaeffdec6cfa4b977796&tab=core&_cview=1
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/HCFA/AGG/Awards/HHSM-500-T0001.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

1.2. Research Data Assistance Center: Develop Enhanced Chronic Condition Warehouse Customer Service Training
Awardee: University of Minnesota
200 Oak Street S.E., Suite 450
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455-2070
Amount: $1,999,881
Award Date: April 1, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: ARRA-CMS-2010-001DRCG
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=39802b576efe3a0c7cc2ff8d68947a8b&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=bc4063752793bc5bfae20055ef19f904&tab=core&_cview=0
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2. Build a Medicaid Analytic eXtract (MAX) Data Repository Designed to Support Comparative Effectiveness Research for Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program Populations

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

2.1. Medicaid Analytic Extracts (MAX) Data Warehouse to Support Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER)
Awardee: Buccaneer
6799 Kennedy Road, Suite J
Warrenton, Virginia 20187
Amount: $10,249,783
Award Date: June 24, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: RTOP-CMS-10-007
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/HCFA/AGG/RTOP-CMS-10-007/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/HCFA/AGG/Awards/HHSM-500-T0003-MAX.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2.2. Comparative Effectiveness Research Data Infrastructure Medicaid Analytic eXtract Production, Enhancement, and Data Quality (MAX-PDQ)
Awardee: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
P.O. Box 2393
Princeton, New Jersey 08543
Amount: $7,649,725
Award Date: March 31, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: RTOP-CMS-2010-003JF
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=edb335c0c314b7e8d7b9d805fca1c64e&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=15198f9a8d441b158e3fb2dca849c1ad
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2.3. Development of a Medicaid/CHIP Environmental Scanning and Program Characteristics Database
Awardee: IMPAQ International, LLC.
10420 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 300
Columbia, Maryland 21044
Amount: $858,436
Award Date: March 31, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: RTOP-CMS-2010-002DB
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=343a72592f44a54a7c3290fa7370bace&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=a8a62c0b2e99bbdbfb46814575aebb9e
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

2.4. Comparative Effectiveness Research Data Infrastructure Medicaid Analytic eXtract Long-Term Care Assessment File
Awardee: Actuarial Research Corporation
6928 Little River Turnpike, Suite E
Annandale, Virginia 22003
Amount: $528,288
Award Date: March 31, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: RTOP-CMS-2010-001VAC
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9210794f01634008329cc3de0f0893f4&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=95d3db6b5333286e6ed153696ee3bcf9
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3. Clinically Enhanced State Data for Analysis and Tracking of Comparative Effectiveness Impact

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

3.1. Clinically Enhanced State Data
Awardee: Social & Scientific Services, Inc.
8757 Georgia Avenue, 12th Floor
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Amount: $932,366
Award Date: August 3, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ-10-10014
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ-10-10014/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ-10-10014/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

3.2. Enhanced State Data for Analysis and Tracking of Comparative Effectiveness Impact: Improved Clinical Content and Race-Ethnicity Data (R01)
Award Type: Grant
Awardee: Not yet awarded
Amount: Not yet awarded
Award Date: Not yet awarded
Awardees:

Grant Synopsis: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-10-010.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

4. Creation of an All-Payer, All-Claims Database to Enable Innovative Comparative Effectiveness Research

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

4.1. Strategic Design of Creation of an All-Payer, All-Claims Database
Awardee: Avalere Health LLC
1350 Connecticut Ave N.W. Suite 900
Washington, District of Columbia 20036-1731
Amount: $1,013,374.50
Award Date: January 21, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 10-233-SOL-00039
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/PSC/DAM/10-233-SOL-00039/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

4.2. Leveraging Health Data for Rapid Comparative Effectiveness Analysis Pilot Test
Awardee 1: Thomson Reuters (Healthcare)
777 E. Eisenhower Parkway
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108-3273
Amount: $779,609
Award Date: June 2, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 10-233-SOL-00062
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=21e5916828eb05849db9c2d17c1a181f&tab=core&_cview=1
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=642e3d0264db06f431d89f3eaf53c23c&tab=core&_cview=0

Awardee 2: Vexcel Corporation
5775 Flatiron
Boulder, Colorado 80301-5730
Amount: $398,289
Award Date: April 21, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 10-233-SOL-00062
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=21e5916828eb05849db9c2d17c1a181f&tab=core&_cview=1
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=1eb9a0cfceacaac2c8cef36babad3c7f&tab=core&_cview=0
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

4.3. Implementation of an All-Payer, All-Claims Database
Awardee: Ingenix Public Sector Solutions, Inc.
800 King Farm Blvd, Suite 500
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Amount: $16,436,482
Award Date: September 14, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: RFQ-MPCD-2010-DRCG03
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/HCFA/AGG/Awards/GS-35F-0027W-HHSM-500-2010-00228G.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/HCFA/AGG/Awards/GS-35F-0027W-HHSM-500-2010-00228G.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

5. Distributed Data Research Networks, Including Linking Data

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

5.1. Scalable Distributed Research Networks for Comparative Effectiveness Research (R01)
Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

Grant Synopsis: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-10-015.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

6. Community Health Applied Research Network (HRSA)

Health Resources and Services Administration

6.1. Community Health Applied Research Network (CHARN) Research Node Centers
Awardees:

  • Association of Asian/Pacific Community Health Organizations (UB2HA20232)
    ARRA-CHARN Central Data Management Coordination Center: Building Effectiveness Research Capacity through a Health Center Network.
  • Erie Family Health Center, Inc. (UB2HA20234)
    ARRA-Community Health Applied Research Network: A Community Alliance for Technology Enabled Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Fenway Community Health Center (UB2HA20233)
    ARRA-Community Health Applied Research Network: The Fenway Institute HIV/AIDS Research Node.
  • Ochin, Inc. (UB2HA20235)
    ARRA-Community Health Applied Research Network: Building Research Infrastructure to Develop and Generate Comparative Effectiveness Studies (BRIDGES).

Award Date-ALL: August 25, 2010
Award Type: Grant
Grant Synopsis: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=52601
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

6.2. CHARN Central Data Management Coordination Center

Awardee: Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (UB3HA20236)
Award Date: August 25, 2010
Award Type: Grant
Grant Synopsis: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&oppId=52501
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

7. Building Patient Registries to Track Health Outcomes and Measure Quality and Performance

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

7.1. Enhanced Registries for Quality Improvement and Comparative Effectiveness Research (R01)
Award Type: Grants
Awardees:

Grant Synopsis: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HS-10-020.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

8. Enhancing Cancer Registry Data Systems for Comparative Effectiveness Research

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

8.1. Enhancing Cancer Registry Data for Comparative Effectiveness
Awardee: Macro International Inc.
11785 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300
Beltsville, Maryland 20705
Amount: $18,961,389
Award Date: May 3, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 2008-N-09699RFTP2010-LB-01
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=002e3ed4ccfc148823d329c28f72ef34&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=7c721577d87fda957124ff56e60bb41c&tab=core&_cview=0
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

9. Registry of Patient Registries

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

9.1. Registry of Registries
Awardee: Outcome Sciences
201 Broadway
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Amount: $4,997,998
Award Date: September 30, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ2010DEcIDEARRA03
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ2010DEcIDEARRA03/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ2010DEcIDEARRA03/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

10. Building FDA CER Clinical Data and Standards Infrastructure, Tools, Skills, and Capacity

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10.1. Project Withdrawn

10.2. Quality Assurance Support for the Janus Software Development Project and the Janus Phase 3 Infrastructure Development and Implementation for FDA
Awardee: SAIC-Frederick, Inc.
Miller Drive, Bldg. 428
Frederick, Maryland 21702-1012
Amount: $6,464,000
Award Date: July 13, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: ST10-1067
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/NIH/FCRF/ST10-1094/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/NIH/FCRF/Awards/HHSN26120080001EMod22.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

10.3. Project Withdrawn

10.4. Building FDA CER Clinical Data and Standards Infrastructure, Tools, Skills, and Capacity: Legacy Data Conversion
Awardee: SCENPRO, Inc.
101 W Renner Rd., Suite 130
Richardson, Texas 75082-2017
Amount: $5,947,450
Award Date: September 15, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: 10-223-SOL-00105_Legacy_Data_Conversion
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=4719610121366580e6580983a8ee14bd&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/FDA/DCASC/Awards/HHSF223201000039I.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

10.5. Building FDA CER Clinical Data and Standards Infrastructure, Tools, Skills, and Capacity: Modern Analytic Tools Implementation (Servers)
Awardees:

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

10.6. Building FDA CER Clinical Data and Standards Infrastructure, Tools, Skills, and Capacity: Partnership in Applied CE Science (PACES) and Host Workshops on FDA CER (ARRA-OS-PACES Special Notice)
Awardee: The Johns Hopkins University
3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
Amount: $4,662,128
Award Date: September 20, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: ARRA-OS-PACES
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=8955b1c85cd8b3d75615c47e4a1a0a4f&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/FDA/DCASC/RFI-ARRA-OS-PACES/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

11. Persons With Multiple Chronic Conditions Data and Research

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Indian Health Service

11.1. Expansion of Research Capability to Study Comparative Effectiveness in Complex Patients (R24)
Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

Synopsis: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=50800
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

11.2. Comparative Effectiveness Research to Optimize Prevention and Healthcare Management for the Complex Patient (R21)
Award Type: Grant
Awardees:

Synopsis: http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?&mode=VIEW&flag2006=false&oppId=50748
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

11.3. Creating and Disseminating Public Use Data Sets
Awardee: Abt Associates
4550 Montgomery Avenue, Suite 800 North
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Amount: $2,927,937
Award Date: September 27, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ-10-100014A
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ-10-100014A/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQ-10-100014A/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

11.4. Comparative Effectiveness Research to Enhance the Delivery of Services within the Indian Health Service
Awardee: Denver Health
777 Bannock Street
Denver, Colorado 80204
Amount: $3,070,882
Award Date: September 27, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQACTIONRFTO28OSCER
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQACTIONRFTO28OSCER/listing.html
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/AHRQACTIONRFTO28OSCER/listing.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

11.5. Comparative Effectiveness of Quality Improvement Efforts Among American Indian and Alaska Native Communities
Awardee: : Westat, Inc.
1600 Research Blvd
Rockville, Maryland 20850-3129
Amount: $1,686,484
Award Date: September 1, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: AHRQ-D2-RFTO-12
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=2249fa2a7d987ed43a46402930b80d55&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/AHRQ/DCM/Awards/HHSA290200900023I.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

12. Pediatric Care Networks and Comparative Effectiveness Research

Health Resources and Services Administration

12.1. Implementation of the PECARN Traumatic Brain Injury Prediction Rules for Children Using Computerized Clinical Decision Support: An Interrupted Time Series Trial
Awardee: Peter S. Dayan, Columbia University (SO2 MC19289-01)
Award Date: July 28, 2010
Award Type: Grant
Grant Synopsis:
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=y32YLd7Xj28149gqm1GF75zn6Jf54wN45hp8CCQ5tKTbmkFWy7QG!-868834516?oppId=52734&mode=VIEW
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

12.2. Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Pediatric Research Network Program
Awardee: American Academy of Pediatrics
Award Date: August 27, 2010
Award Type: Grant
Grant Synopsis:
http://www07.grants.gov/search/search.do;jsessionid=y32YLd7Xj28149gqm1GF75zn6Jf54wN45hp8CCQ5tKTbmkFWy7QG!-868834516?oppId=52532&mode=VIEW
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

13. Public Use Data Files

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

13.1. Comparative Effectiveness Research Public Use Data Pilot Project
Awardee: IMPAQ International, LLC
10420 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 300
Columbia, Maryland 21044
Amount: $8,699,454
Award Date: June 2, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: RTOP-CMS-2010-0004
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=812fef83bf03ec69d84682aa72e2d8e9&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=4841b0bcb3a66d848e5f9bca325d8083&tab=core&_cview=0

Award Type: Contract Modification
Amount: $298,243
Award Date: September 27, 2010
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/HCFA/AGG/Awards/HHSm-500-2006-T00007I-HHSM-500-T0004.html

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

14. Strategic Plan for Developing Comparative Effectiveness Research Data Sets

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

14.1. Strategic Plan for Developing CER Data Sets
Awardee: Genova Technologies
5270 N River Blvd NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52411
Amount: $496,510
Award Date: August 2, 2010
Award Type: Contract
Solicitation Number: R100077
Solicitation Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=e30225904c9958c27111a13989ca3df0&tab=core&_cview=0
Award Notice: https://www.fbo.gov/spg/HHS/HCFA/AGG/Awards/HHSM-500-2010-00040C.html
E-mail comments: ARRA_Support@AHRQ.HHS.GOV

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

 

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