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Hispanic Family Medical Information Telephone Helpline

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
29215
Program Year/Program:
1997 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
29215
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
HEALTH MEDIA LAB, INC.
HEALTH MEDIA LAB, INC. 3509 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20008
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1997
Title: Hispanic Family Medical Information Telephone Helpline
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1 R43 CA66496-01,
Award Amount: $704,588.00
 

Abstract:

Support is requested to develop and field test a culturally sensitive telephone helpline staffed bynurses to assist Hispanic patients and families make informed health care decisions. This helpline wservices: 1) providing advice for routine medical concerns: 2) assisting patients to understand theassociated with medical and surgical procedures; 3) providing callers with disease prevention and heinformation; and 4) providing health and medical background information through a library of prerecoIn Phase I we will hire nurses, form an advisory group, develop preliminary protocols, and conduct aservice. This will allow us to assess the feasibility of providing accurate medical and health inforcommon types of information requested, determine who is (and who is not) using the service, determinmessages between counselors, and develop a protocol and operations manual. In Phase II we will buildexpand the system to include more hours, cover a larger geographical area, test the potential for exEnglish speaking minority populations, and carry out a randomized survey of users to determine post-behavioral effects.

Principal Investigator:

D Anderson
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Millennium Health Multimedia
2734 Cortland Place NW Washington, DC 20008

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