Announcement of grant award.
Recipient: American Hospital Association.
Purpose of Award: ONC announces the award of a grant to the American Hospital Association to fund a supplement to the Association's national survey of hospitals that will measure the adoption and use of electronic health records by these providers.
Amount of Award: $101,973.
Project Period: 12 months with option for four additional years of funding at the same level.
Justification for Exception to Competition: The American Hospital Association, has many years of experience conducting surveys with a high response rate across all United States hospitals.
Name and Address of Awarding Office Official: Marc Weisman, Executive Director, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington DC 20201.Start Signature
Dated: May 13, 2009.
Executive Director, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
[FR Doc. E9-11672 Filed 5-18-09; 8:45 am]
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