AHRQ Announces New Patient Safety & Medical Liability Reform Funding Opportunities

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently announced two new funding opportunities for 2011. The Patient Safety and Medical Liability Reform Demonstration Projects (PAR-11-025) and the Patient Safety and Medical Liability Reform Planning Projects (PAR-11-023) support demonstration grants and planning grants that focus on: putting patient safety first and working to reduce preventable injuries; fostering better communication between doctors and their patients; ensuring that patients are compensated in a fair and timely manner for medical injuries, while also reducing the incidence of frivolous lawsuits; and reducing liability premiums. Standard application dates apply; the expiration date for both opportunities is Jan. 8, 2014.

2017-09-01T14:28:32+00:00 December 17th, 2010|Advocacy|