HRSA to Release Funding Notice

HRSA’s Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) https://www.hrsa.gov plans to release a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) within a few weeks for a new Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP) initiative called “RECORP-Medication-Assisted Treatment Expansion” (HRSA-19-102). (more…)

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NIH Seeks Applications from SBCs

The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program helps bring innovative solutions to public health challenges. Large pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies as well as venture capital firms have traditionally provided the resources needed to fully develop and commercialize biomedical products and services initiated with federal SBIR funding. (more…)

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Military’s Eye Care Using Telemedicine

With funding from the 59th Medical Wing at Joint Base San Antonio, in Texas, Air Force and Army medical researchers are developing a HIPAA-compliant smart phone app to connect providers downrange with on-call ophthalmologists either in theater or at a clinic to assist with eye injuries. (more…)

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JLABS to Launch in D.C.

Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC https://www.jnjinnovation.com and Children’s National Health System (Children’s National) https://childrensnational.org are launching JLABS @ Washington D.C https://www.jlabs.jnjinoation.com to be located at the new Children’s National Research and Innovation Campus in Washington D.C. (more…)

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GAO’s Goals for Healthcare

Gene L Dodaro, 8th Comptroller General of the U.S and Head of the U.S Government Accountability Office (GAO) https://www.gao.gov appeared before the Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch, Committee on Appropriations, before the Senate on April 1, 2019 to report on GAO’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request. (more…)

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Preventing Adverse Reactions to Meds

The Flinn Foundation, https://flinn.org a privately endowed philanthropic grant-making organization, awarded the Division of Clinical Data Analytics and Decision Support (CDADS) at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine https://medicine.arizona.edu in Phoenix, $1.5 million which is being matched by Banner Health https://www.bannerhealth.com. (more…)

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Grants Awarded to Indian Organizations

The Indian Health Service’s (HIS) Office of Urban Indian Health Programs, on April 1, 2019  https://www.ihs.gov/urban awarded grants totaling more than $7.5 million to 30 urban Indian organizations across the U.S. (more…)

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