Encompass Health Corporation is pleased to announce their 2023 call for grant applications. In 2023, Encompass Health is offering research funding grant(s) totaling up to $50,000 aimed at the investigation of the impact or effectiveness of therapies in the inpatient rehabilitation facility (IRF) post-acute care setting, knowledge translation or implementation science.
OBJECTIVES AND EXPECTED OUTCOMES:
The overall objective of this grant is to support research efforts that investigate the impact and/or effectiveness of therapies within the IRF setting. This grant award may also support studies that investigate implementation science or knowledge translation that studies implementing evidence into practice. Through this grant award, Encompass Health is promoting efforts to expand the available research by exploring the impact and assisting in filling the gap of available research for therapy in IRFs and the home health settings.
PRIORITY TOPICS AND IDENTIFIED GAPS THAT MAY QUALIFY FOR FUNDING:
This list of potential topics offers interested applicants studies that may be considered the highest priority for the grant funding award:
The applications submitted will be evaluated based on 1) scientific merit and experience of principal investigator(s), 2) relevance to the grant program objectives and 3) expected outcomes and study feasibility. The final selection of the project for funding will be conducted by the Encompass Health Therapy Grant Selection Committee and Corporate Clinical Research Committee. Final selection will be complete within 30 days of the final submission deadline or June 30, 2023.
Upon verification of eligibility by Encompass Health, applications will be reviewed and evaluated by the Encompass Health Therapy Grant Selection Committee using established evaluation and scoring criteria.
By June 30, 2023, at 17:00 EST, the grant application and supporting documentation must be emailed to TherapyGrants@encompasshealth.com or postmarked to the address below.
Attn: Julie Burrafato
4399 Nob Hill Road
Sunrise, FL 33351
Additional eligibility criteria: