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What is the purpose of the program?

What is the purpose of the program?

The SHARP program seeks to support improvements in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare, through advanced information technology. The research projects supported by the SHARP program will focus on solving current and expected future challenges that represent barriers to adoption and meaningful use of health IT, through the proliferation of new methods and advanced technologies. These projects will focus on areas where “breakthrough” advances are needed to realize the full potential of health IT.