ARRA Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP)

To competitively-awarded cooperative agreements to establish Strategic Health IT Advanced Research Projects (SHARP).

The awardees will conduct research focusing on where breakthrough advances are needed to address well-documented problems that have impeded adoption of health IT and to accelerate
progress towards achieving nationwide meaningful use of health IT in support of a high-performing, learning health care system.

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.