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Tag Archives: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

NSF: R&D Spending Among FFRDCs Drops From 2010 Peak to $17B in 2013

The National Science Foundation states that research and development spending among 40 federally funded R&D centers declined in fiscal 2013 compared to fiscal 2012 based on a National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics report. NSF said Tuesday the NCSES InfoBrief reported R&D expenditures of $16.9 billion in 2013, with 1 percent or …

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HHS Awards $159.1 Million For Healthcare Workforce Training

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today an additional $159.1 million in grants will be made available to strengthen healthcare workforce training programs. These grants, which fall under the Affordable Care Act and Recovery Act, will strengthen and grow the nation’s primary care workforce and will target three types of programs: …

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HHS Awards $9M to Support Preventive-Medicine Professionals

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius last week announced awards totaling $9 million to support Preventive Medicine Residency Programs at accredited schools of public health, medical schools and hospitals. Nearly $6.7 million of these 15 awards is part of the $200 million appropriated to HHS’ Health Resources and Services …

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Small Businesses Get $30 Million for Clean Technology

Under the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs, $30 million will be made available to develop clean-energy technologies for U.S. small businesses. U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced the funding will be used from the Recovery Act budget appropriations to support the building of a clean-energy …

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HHS Releases Final Rules for ‘Meaningful Use’

The Department of Health and Human Services released yesterday its final rules on meaningful use, a set guidelines established under the The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act healthcare providers must follow to receive federal funding for their implementation of electronic health records systems. The rules were …

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HHS Awards $96M to Train Healthcare Providers

Human and Health Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius last week announced the awarding of $96 million in grants to increase diversity in the healthcare field and encourage nurses to become nurse educators. The grants will fund scholarships that schools give to students from disadvantaged backgrounds with financial need. Funds will also …

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$1 Billion Awarded to NIH for Biomedial Research

One billion dollars of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds were awarded to NIH on May 14. This funding will go toward building or improving biomedical research facilities across the country. “These Recovery Act dollars will provide state-of-the-art facilities for hundreds of researchers to conduct cutting-edge science with the latest …

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Maryland Receives Funds for Health IT Adoption

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday that Maryland’s Medicaid program will receive approximately $1.37 million in federal matching funds for state planning activities necessary to adopt the electronic health record incentive program established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. According to CMS, EHRs will …

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