Recovery Act: Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals

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Recovery Act: Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals: This funding opportunity is for Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals cooperative agreements to be funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), Public Law 111-5. The purpose of the Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals in Health Care cooperative agreement is to "provide assistance to institutions of higher education, or consortia thereof, to establish or expand medical health informatics education programs to ensure the rapid and effective utilization and development of health information technologies." Consistent with the legislation the Director of the National Science Foundation has been consulted and supports this program. The Recovery Act, signed into law February 17, 2009, includes an estimated $167 billion over ten years for programs at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). HHS Recovery Act activities support efforts to increase access to health care, protect those in greatest need, expand educational opportunities, and modernize the Nation's infrastructure. Of these funds, $70,000,000 will support cooperative agreements under this Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals.
Federal Grant Title: Recovery Act: Community College Consortia to Educate Health Information Technology Professionals
Federal Agency Name: Office of the National Coordinator
Grant Categories: Recovery Act
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: EP-HIT-10-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.721
CFDA Descriptions: ARRA Health Information Technology Professionals in Health Care
Current Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Jan 22, 2010
Posted Date: Nov 25, 2009
Creation Date: Dec 10, 2009
Archive Date: Feb 21, 2010
Total Program Funding: $70,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $21,150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $6,200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Health Information Technology Education Team Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Email: HITEducation@hhs.gov
Health Information Technology Education Team [HITEducation@hhs.gov]
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