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Wireless Monitor to Prevent Bedsores in Nursing Homes

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
29067
Program Year/Program:
1998 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
29067
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
AUGMENTECH, INC.
AUGMENTECH, INC. 5001 BAUM BLVD PITTSBURGH, PA 15213
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1998
Title: Wireless Monitor to Prevent Bedsores in Nursing Homes
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $679,642.00
 

Abstract:

Motivating nurses' aids and nurse attendants is a challenge for nursing supervisors as is assuringWe will focus on providing tools to help assure the provision of quality care by these workers for epatients who are at risk for developing pressure ulcers. Monitoring the scheduled delivery of this cconventional means and poorer than expected clinical outcomes in many nursing homes reflect this prodevelop two low cost monitoring devices, one that measures compliance with patient repositioning schthat reminds and records performance of clinical staff. We will evaluate their combined effectivenesdelivery of prescribed care. We will consider whether the system is more effective in the context ofhome quality assurance programs or in the context of a simulated Total Quality Management or ContinuImprovement approach.

Principal Investigator:

Mark Friedman
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Business Contact:


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Small Business Information at Submission:

Augmentech, Inc.
5001 Baum Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA 15213

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No