ScanGrants is a public service listing of grants and other funding types to support health research, programs and scholarship.
Call for Applications: Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute Cost-Effectiveness and Quality Outcomes Research Grant
Application Deadline: June 1, 2014
The Cost-Effectiveness and Quality Outcomes Research Grant is designed to fund research evaluating the cost, cost-effectiveness, and quality and outcomes of interventional radiology interventions and treatment approaches in comparison to other established and emerging treatments. These grants should emphasize observational studies and secondary data analyses evaluating the use of image guided minimally invasive therapies in real-world settings. The research from these studies would provide health care providers, patients, health insurers, and policy makers with additional information upon which to base decisions concerning the incorporation of these procedures into an integrated healthcare system.
Examples of the types of projects this initiative could support but is not limited to include cost modeling studies, decision analyses, case-control studies, retrospective observational studies or secondary analyses of existing data. Prospective clinical trials and prospective hypothesis driven research would not be supported by this announcement.
Applicants should propose research that advances the field of interventional radiology and evaluates the cost, cost-effectiveness, and quality outcomes of IR interventions. Collaborations with field experts such as health economists, data analysts, population epidemiologists or other experts as appropriate for specific projects are encouraged. High quality applications that address this solicitation will be given special consideration. This is a high priority mechanism
and proposals that describe short time-lines for completion of the study and dissemination of results will be preferred.
Grant funding of up to $30,000 will be made for cost, cost-effectiveness and/or quality outcomes studies.