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Expiring in 1 month

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Service-Ready Tools for Identification, Prevention, and Treatment of Individuals at Risk for Suicide (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional)

- This Funding Opportunity Announcement is intended to support small businesses to develop and test service-ready, commercially viable tools and technologies for suicide prevention (including mHealth and digital health technologies) that can be used to improve the availability of evidence-based suicide prevention services.

US small business concerns

06/16/2022

NIMHD

Expiring in 6 months or more

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HEAL INITIATIVE: Development of Therapies and Technologies Directed at Enhanced Pain Management (R43/R44 - Clinical Trial Required)

- This funding opportunity aims to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis by supporting the development of therapies and technologies directed at enhanced pain management through the Small Business Innovation Research program. In addition, the National Institutes of Health is interested in new screening tools and models focused specifically on pain and development of pain therapies including digital tools.

US small business concerns

09/09/2022

NINDS

HEAL INITIATIVE: Development of Therapies and Technologies Directed at Enhanced Pain Management (R43/R44 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

- This funding opportunity is focused on applications for improving pain treatment, including the development of new non-addictive medications and devices and objective pain measurement. In addition, the National Institutes of Health is interested in new screening tools and models focused specifically on pain and development of pain therapies including the development of digital health technologies associated with pain and serious mental illness or suicide.

US small business concerns

09/09/2022

NINDS

Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions (R01)

- The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's grants for health services research focused on improving the quality of care and patient outcomes during transitions of care.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

12/06/2022

AHRQ

Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (R21/R33 - Clinical Trial Optional)

- Grants support exploratory/developmental research studying the development, validation, feasibility, and effectiveness of innovative mobile health interventions or tools specifically suited for low and middle-income countries that utilize new or emerging technology, platforms, systems, or analytics.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

12/10/2022

FIC

Notice of Special Interest: High Priority Pain Research

- The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health is inviting applications to focus on pain-related research topic areas that include remotely delivered interventions.

US organizations, both public and private

12/15/2022

NCCIH

Patient Safety Learning Laboratories: Advancing Patient Safety through Design, Systems Engineering, and Health Services Research (R18 Clinical Trial Optional)

- Funding will support the creation of learning laboratories and research teams focused on innovative solutions to patient safety problems associated with diagnosis and/or treatment, including issues related to inequities in care.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

01/27/2023

AHRQ

Pilot Practice-based Research for Primary Care Suicide Prevention (R34 Clinical Trial Optional)

- This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages primary care practice-based research focused on rigorous evaluations of factors that impact or account for the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention practices. Prevention approaches that incorporate the use of mHealth are encouraged.

US organizations, both public and private

02/22/2023

NIMHD

Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)

- The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to encourage innovative health services research (including telehealth) that can directly and demonstrably contribute to the improvement of minority health and/or the reduction of health disparities at the health care system-level as well as within clinical settings.

US organizations, both public and private

03/28/2023

NIMHD

Investigator Initiated Clinical Trials of Complementary and Integrative Interventions Delivered Remotely or via mHealth (R01 Clinical Trial Required)

- This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages applications for investigator-initiated fully remotely delivered and conducted clinical trials to assess the effectiveness of complementary and integrative health interventions in designated areas of high research priority. Applications submitted under this Funding Opportunity Announcement are expected to propose a remotely delivered and conducted clinical trial with no in-person contact between research staff and study participants and may utilize mHealth tools or technologies.

U.S. organizations, both public and private.

05/08/2023

NIH / NCCIH

Dyadic Interpersonal Processes and Biopsychosocial Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

- Funding is available for research projects that seek to illuminate or measure independent and interdependent health-related effects within dyads, including the role of technological advances in communication (e.g., telehealth, video chat) in supporting or undermining dyadic processes in mid- and late-life.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

05/08/2023

OPPNET

Enabling Technologies to Accelerate Development of Oral Biodevices (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

- This Funding Opportunity Announcement invites applications that propose transformative engineering solutions to technical challenges associated with new development, substantial optimization of existing technologies and clinical translation of intraoral biodevices.

US organizations, both public and private

05/08/2023

NIDCR

Translational Bioinformatics Approaches to Advance Drug Repositioning and Combination Therapy Development for Alzheimers Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

- Grants for computational research to identify drug therapies using through data analysis including information collected from mHealth biosensor or mobile devices.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

05/08/2023

NIA

Early-Stage Development of Data Science Technologies for Infectious and Immune-mediated Diseases (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

- Funding is available for the development of technologies to improve the acquisition, management, analysis, visualization, and dissemination of data for immune-mediated and infectious diseases, including data collected from digital devices and social media.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

07/07/2023

NIAID

Advancing Research to Develop Improved Measures and Methods for Understanding Multimorbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

- This Funding Opportunity Announcement invites applications that seek to improve the availability, quality, and utility of data and measures that capture multimorbidity or multiple chronic conditions and the methods for analyzing multimorbidity data. Development or refinement of biosensor/mHealth measurement approaches and analysis of biosensor/mHealth data is encouraged.

US organizations, both public and private

09/08/2023

ODP

Identifying Innovative Mechanisms or Interventions that Target Multimorbidity and Its Consequences (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

- This Funding Opportunity Announcement support the identification of shared mechanisms and development of innovative interventions (including mHealth technologies) to address multimorbidity or multiple chronic conditions and its consequences.

US organizations, both public and private

09/08/2023

ODP

Developing Digital Therapeutics for Substance Use Disorders (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial optional)

- Grants are available to accelerate the development of Digital Therapeutics to treat Substance Use Disorders.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

12/07/2023

NIDA

Pilot Effectiveness Trials for Treatment, Preventive and Services Interventions (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

- The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to encourage pilot research consistent with NIMH's priorities. Applications of technology (digital health or mhealth approaches) are considered.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

02/16/2024

NIMH

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Telehealth in Cancer Care

- National Cancer Institute encourages research on underserved populations with worse cancer outcomes compared to the general population.

U.S. organizations, both public and private.

03/08/2024

NIH/NCI

Measures and Methods to Advance Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities-Related Constructs (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

- The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to support research that will advance the measurement and methodology of complex constructs relevant to minority health and health disparities. Access to telehealth technology and broadband access are topics of interest.

US organizations, both public and private

05/08/2024

NIMHD

Development and Testing of Novel Interventions to improve HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Program Implementation for People Who Use Drugs (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

- This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages formative research, intervention development, and pilot-testing of interventions for people who use drugs that target HIV prevention, treatment or services research. This includes studies using novel eHealth or mHealth approaches to recruit, enroll, and retain members of key populations.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

05/08/2024

NIDA

Using Innovative Digital Healthcare Solutions to Improve Quality at the Point of Care (R21/R33 - Clinical Trial Optional)

- Funding for research projects that test promising digital healthcare interventions aimed at improving quality of care and healthcare services delivery at the point of care.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

07/18/2024

AHRQ

Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Telehealth Strategies for Individuals with HIV and Substance Use Disorders

- National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) research funding to explore and develop telehealth methods and strategies for diagnosis, prevention, and treatment for individuals living with HIV and substance use disorder.

U.S. organizations, both public and private.

09/08/2024

NIH/NIDA

Health Care Models for Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions from Populations that Experience Health Disparities: Advancing Health Care towards Health Equity (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional)

- This funding opportunity will support innovative, multidisciplinary, and multi-level and/or multi-component research through existing or newly proposed health care models designed to optimize the care of persons with multiple chronic conditions. The role of health information technology, including telehealth, in proactive health care delivery is of interest.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

09/08/2024

NIMHD

Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

- This initiative will support innovative research to develop multi-level/multi-component strategies to effectively adapt and implement comprehensive clinical care for individuals with Type 2 diabetes mellitus from populations with health disparities. Special interests include telehealth effectiveness on the continuity of diabetes care during public health emergencies.

US organizations, both public and private

09/08/2024

NIMHD

Health Care Models for Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions from Populations that Experience Health Disparities: Advancing Health Care towards Health Equity (R01 - Clinical Trials Optional)

- Grants are available to support innovative, collaborative, and multi-disciplinary research designed to study the effective adaptation, integration, and implementation of recommended guidelines of care of persons with multiple chronic conditions from populations that experience health disparities. The role of health information technology, including telehealth, in proactive health care delivery is of interest.

US organizations, both public and private

09/08/2024

NIMHD

Utilizing Invasive Recording and Stimulating Opportunities in Humans to Advance Neural Circuitry Understanding of Mental Health Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

- The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to encourage applications to pursue invasive neural recording studies focused on mental health-relevant questions. Development of novel tools/methods to enable relevant mental health studies is encouraged.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

09/08/2024

NIMH

Utilizing Invasive Recording and Stimulating Opportunities in Humans to Advance Neural Circuitry Understanding of Mental Health Disorders (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

- The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to pursue invasive neural recording studies focused on mental health-relevant questions. Development of novel tools/methods (including digital health tools) to enable relevant mental health studies is encouraged.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

09/08/2024

NIMH

Pilot Studies to Test the Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R34 Clinical Trial Required)

- The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to encourage research applications to develop and test the effectiveness and implementation of family navigator models designed for children and adolescents who are experiencing early symptoms of mental health problems. Applicants are required to utilize emerging novel technologies to track and monitor the trajectory of clinical, functional and behavioral progress toward achieving intended services outcomes.

US organizations, both public and private

09/08/2024

NIMH

Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R01 Clinical Trial Required)

- The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to encourage research applications to develop and test the effectiveness and implementation of family navigator models designed for children and adolescents who are experiencing early symptoms of mental health problems. These models include utilizing novel and emerging technological approaches including mobile assessment, digital tools, real-time analytics and mental health telehealth services.

US organizations, both public and private

09/08/2024

NIMH

Clinical and Translational Science Award (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional)

- Applications are being accepted for Clinical and Translational Science Award Program hubs that will be part of a national, collaborative consortium focused on bringing more treatments to more patients more quickly through advancing clinical and translational science.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

09/14/2024

NCATS

Limited Competition: High Impact Specialized Innovation Programs in Clinical and Translational Science for UM1 CTSA Hub Awards (RC2 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

- Funding supports the the development and demonstration of capabilities, research platforms and resources to address gaps and roadblocks in clinical and translational science including telehealth.

US organizations, both public and private

09/14/2024

NCATS

Patient-Clinician Relationship: Improving Health Outcomes in Populations that Experience Health Care Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

- This Funding Opportunity supports innovative multi-disciplinary and multi-level research designed to understand how optimizing patient-clinician communications and relationships affect health care outcomes in populations with health care disparities. This includes studies that evaluate the effects of telehealth communication.

US organizations, both public and private

01/08/2025

NIMHD

Effectiveness of School-Based Health Centers to Advance Health Equity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

- Funding Opportunity supporting research that investigates the effectiveness of school-based health centers as a health services care delivery model to address the needs of school-aged children from populations with health disparities. Areas of special interest include telehealth.

US organizations, both public and private

01/08/2025

NIMHD

Virtual Living Room - Using Technology to Address the Critical Healthcare Needs of Veterans in Rural Areas

- This program supports organizations who can offer a comfortable, safe space to help veterans use VA telehealth services.

Applicants must be members of NTCA: The Rural Broadband Association exit disclaimer icon  and their community over an hour away from a VA Clinic or hospital

Ongoing

Veterans Affairs exit disclaimer icon 

Community Facilities Direct Loan & Grant Program

- This program provides funding to develop community facilities in rural areas. Funds may be used to construct or improve facilities and includes utility services like telemedicine and distance learning equipment.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations representing rural areas.

Ongoing

USDA

Family Planning Telehealth Infrastructure Enhancement and Expansion Grants

- This program provides one-time funding to expand and enhance the telehealth infrastructure and capacity of their service delivery networks.

Public or private nonprofits, including tribal, faith-based, and community-based organizations

Ongoing

HHS

Important information

Providers who receive federal funds must provide an equal opportunity to participate in, and benefit from, their programs and services by all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin (including language spoken), disability, age, and sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity).

Disability access

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504) are federal civil rights law that prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities. These statutes require covered health programs and medical care providers to make their services, including telehealth services, available in an accessible manner. For more information on how to ensure that your programs and services are accessible to people with disabilities, please visit the HHS Office for Civil Rights webpage on Disability Access and ADA.gov.

Language access

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 requires recipients of federal financial assistance to take reasonable steps to make their programs and services, including telehealth services, accessible by individuals who are limited English proficient (LEP). For more information on how to ensure that your programs and services are accessible to people who are LEP, please visit the HHS Office for Civil Rights webpage on Language Access and LEP.gov.

Last updated: April 22, 2022

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