National Project Management of the Healthcare Communities Knowledge Gateway

The objectives of this collaborative agreement is to provide technical assistance to HRSA grantees and other providers of healthcare services by supporting the Healthcare Communities Knowledge Gateway, a robust knowledge and content management system portal, and related quality improvement efforts that
bridge healthcare, public health, local and state based community organizations in improvement efforts across the United States.

Healthcare Communities Knowledge Gateway provides support to the following: (a) Patient Safety and Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative (PSPC) participant organizations and related community based activities; (b) the Donation and Transplantation Community of Practice (DTCP) continued growth and success in saving lives and increasing awareness of the need for additional donors; and (c) information resources for the State Health Access program.

Agency - Department of Health and Human Services

The Department of Health and Human Services is the Federal government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially to those who are least able to help themselves.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Fred Butler Jr., Public Health Analyst, HRSA Healthcare Systems Bureau, Parklawn Building, Room 12C-06, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857
Telephone: (301) 594-4483, Fax: (301) 594-6095, Email:
Website Address

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

The cooperative agreement recipient will operate and manage the Healthcare Communities Knowledge Gateway main portal and resources center, results-sharing site, and help desk or create an equivalent system without disruption of service to the current users such as eligible organizations and a variety of HRSA grantees including but not limited to: health centers, Counties and States, transplant hospitals and centers, qualified organ procurement organizations, educational institutions, state and local health departments, public health and other private entities.

Refer to the funding opportunity announcement for specific terms of the cooperative agreement.