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Company Information:

Company Name: INFLEXXION, INC.
City: NEWTON
State: MA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $9,922,053.00 90
SBIR Phase II $50,751,536.00 57
STTR Phase I $226,610.00 1

Award List:

BRIEF PSYCHOTHERAPY TRAINING IN MANAGED CARE PROGRAMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen Soldz
Award Amount: $46,272.00
Abstract:
Health care costs are rising at ever increasing rates. managed health care has emerged as one possible way of addressing this issue. already, there are nearly 60 millionpeople in the united states who received their care through programs such as health maintenance organizations (hmos) andpreferred… More

Counselor Training for Improved Functioning in CD Client

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen Butler
Award Amount: $99,713.00

The ASI--A Multimedia Interactive Version

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen Butler
Award Amount: $99,576.00

Counselor Training for Improved Functioning in CD Client

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen Butler
Award Amount: $747,518.00
Abstract:
It is well known that alcohol and drug abuse tend to be associated with significant medical,employment, legal, family and social difficulties, and psychiatric problems. Our principal aim is todevelop and test training modules specifically designed to improve client functioning in the areas… More

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADDICTION SEVERITY ASSESSMENT TOOL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $98,737.00

BILINGUAL COMPUTER ALCOHOLISM SCREENING IN PRIMARY CARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,955.00

The ASI--A Multimedia Interactive Version

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen Butler
Award Amount: $788,918.00
Abstract:
We will be developing an interactive, multimedia administration of the Addiction Severity Index (ASreliable, valid, and the most widely used measure of addiction severity, both in research settings ain clinical settings. It is now mandated in some governmental jurisdictions, and it may become a… More

MULTIMEDIA RELAPSE PREVENTION FOR ALCOHOLICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi, emil j
Award Amount: $99,981.00

BILINGUAL COMPUTER ALCOHOLISM SCREENING IN PRIMARY CARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $740,876.00

COMPUTERIZED NICOTINE CESSATION FOR ADOLESCENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi, emil j
Award Amount: $99,986.00

COMPUTER-BASED VOCATIONAL INTERVENTION FOR CD CLIENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Butler, stephen f
Award Amount: $75,914.00

COMPUTERIZED HIV/AIDS PREVENTION FOR ALCOHOLICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi, Emil
Award Amount: $96,457.00

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY ENHANCEMENT FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Budman, Simon H
Award Amount: $86,333.00

MULTIMEDIA PATIENT EDUCATION FOR CANCER GENETIC TESTING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Budman, Simon H
Award Amount: $99,676.00

DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADDICTION SEVERITY ASSESSMENT TOOL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $804,002.00

COMPUTER-BASED VOCATIONAL INTERVENTION FOR CD CLIENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Butler, stephen f
Award Amount: $740,324.00

WE CAN COPE--A BREAST CANCER FAMILY SUPPORT PROGRAM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Budman, Simon
Award Amount: $99,684.00

COMPUTERIZED HIV/AIDS PREVENTION FOR ADOLESCENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi, Emil J
Award Amount: $99,861.00

SMART--AN ALTERNATIVE FOR INCARCERATED SUBSTANCE ABUSERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi, Emil J
Award Amount: $110,109.00

COMPLIANCE ENHANCEMENT IN HIV/AIDS PATIENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Butler, Stephen F
Award Amount: $98,445.00

NUTRITIONAL HEALTH INFORMATION CD-ROM FOR COLLEGE WOMEN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Budman, Simon
Award Amount: $99,813.00

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi Emil
Award Amount: $749,856.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Budman Simon
Award Amount: $822,734.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi Emil J
Award Amount: $870,414.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi emil j
Award Amount: $748,014.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Chiauzzi emil j
Award Amount: $749,993.00

COMPUTERIZED ASI CONSULTATION FOR ADDICTIONS COUNSELORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $99,734.00
Abstract:
Not Available This proposal focuses on developing the technology critical to reducing the cost of implementing condition-based maintenance (CBM) in naval weapons platforms, by enabling low cost integration of smart load sensors into critical machinery components. The product of the investigation… More

SELF ADVOCACY AND EMPOWERMENT FOR CANCER PATIENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $99,975.00
Abstract:
Not Available Identification by radar of moving targets, including aircraft, ground vehicles, and ships, is difficult because their complex backscattering behavior is coupled with motion that is not smooth. The identification cannot be based on target shape and size alone. MARK Resources has… More

SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM FOR ALCOHOLIC CLIENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $90,366.00
Abstract:
Not Available The Smart Sight remote weapon sighting system enables the operator to effectively engage threats from cover or concealment thereby reducing the risk to the operator and drastically increasing shooting accuracy in any lighting condition. The improvements to be made with SBIR funds are:… More

MULTIMEDIA SAFE DRIVING PROGRAM FOR ADOLESCENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $143,827.00
Abstract:
Not Available The Air Force's need for high specific output power, durable and maintenance free turbomachinery such as Integrated and auxiliary Power Units (IPU/APU) and small gas turbine engines for Uninhabited air and Air cpmbat Vehicles (UAV/UCAV), missiles, and drones, dictates that light… More

COMPUTERIZED TOBACCO RISK ASSESSMENT FOR ADOLESCENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $99,760.00
Abstract:
Not Available Improvements in instrumentation and sensors are critical for the advancement of gas turbine engine performance. Current trends towards engine designs with high thrust-to-weight ratios require higher temperatures and speeds to achieve greater thermodynamic efficiency. Commercially… More

TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL USE PREVENTION FOR CHILDREN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $99,624.00
Abstract:
Not Available Cost effectiveness, and training capability, associated with avionics Part Task Trainers (PTTs) can be significantly improved by incorporating Internet based technologies. The resulting increased PTT functionality enables collaborative aircrew-to-aircrew and aircrew-to-instructor… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $99,733.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $133,657.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $112,376.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $519,481.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $99,998.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $99,961.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $95,229.00
Abstract:
Not Available The objective of this project is to develop and demonstrate a noninvasive, in-vivo, extravascular bubble detector and sizing instrument. Bubbles in tissue are thought to be the precursors of DCS and that if the number of extravascular bubbles can be redu

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $515,481.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $543,894.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $112,536.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $642,419.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $525,246.00

Compliance Enhancement in HIV/AIDS Patients

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development of MedMate, a unique adherence enhancement system designed especially for patients on HIV/AIDS medication. While newly developed protease inhibitors significantly reduce viral loads, these medicines require… More

Compliance Enhancement in HIV/AIDS Patients

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $481,818.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development of MedMate, a unique adherence enhancement system designed especially for patients on HIV/AIDS medication. While newly developed protease inhibitors significantly reduce viral loads, these medicines require… More

A Spanish Adaption of the ASI-Multimedia Version

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $516,338.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application proposes to adapt to Spanish, a previously developed multimedia version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI), called the ASI-MV. The ASI is reliable, valid, and the most widely used measure of addiction… More

MULTIMEDIA SMOKING CESSATION FOR ALCOHOLIC CLIENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $0.00

MULTIMEDIA SMOKING CESSATION FOR ALCOHOLIC CLIENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $593,515.00

COMPUTERIZED TOBACCO RISK ASSESSMENT FOR ADOLESCENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: We propose development of an interactive multimedia program, Special Report. The program is designed to be offered as a tobacco risk assessment and educational tool for middle and junior high school students to increase knowledge about the effects of tobacco and personal risks for… More

COMPUTERIZED TOBACCO RISK ASSESSMENT FOR ADOLESCENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $514,157.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: We propose development of an interactive multimedia program, Special Report. The program is designed to be offered as a tobacco risk assessment and educational tool for middle and junior high school students to increase knowledge about the effects of tobacco and personal risks for… More

A Spanish Adaption of the ASI-Multimedia Version

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application proposes to adapt to Spanish, a previously developed multimedia version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI), called the ASI-MV. The ASI is reliable, valid, and the most widely used measure of addiction… More

Self Advocacy and Empowerment for People with Cancer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: We propose developing a patient education CD-ROM for adults newly diagnosed with cancer. The program is intended to: 1) reduce anticipatory distress; 2) help patients participate actively in their care; 3) facilitate adaptive coping via behavioral self-management; and 4) promote… More

Self Advocacy and Empowerment for People with Cancer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $538,881.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: We propose developing a patient education CD-ROM for adults newly diagnosed with cancer. The program is intended to: 1) reduce anticipatory distress; 2) help patients participate actively in their care; 3) facilitate adaptive coping via behavioral self-management; and 4) promote… More

Multimedia Divorce Adjustment for Young Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $112,306.00
Abstract:
This application proposes development of DivorceCARE for Young Children, an interactive, multimedia program intended to help young school-age children six-to-eight years old, effectively adjust to their parents' divorce or separation. The program is conceptualized as an extension to the larger… More

Multimedia Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $106,603.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: We propose development of a computer-administered comprehensive adolescent alcohol and drug assessment instrument called the Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents Multimedia Version (ASI-A-MV). This tool is intended to be used with adolescents (12-18) at the… More

Multimedia Divorce Education

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $107,400.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I application proposes development of the Child Adjustment Resource and Education (CARE) Program for Divorcing Parents, an interactive, multimedia-based prevention strategy designed to help parents… More

IMPROVING PAIN MANAGEMENT IN CANCER CARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $133,939.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION: This application proposes development of the Pain Assessment and Management System for People with Cancer (PAMS-PC), a scientifically based assessment and intervention program. The PAMS-PC will utilize Interactive Voice Response (IVR) so that patients can indicate… More

Next Edition: Mulitmedia Adolescent Drug Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $111,341.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): We propose the development of an interactive, school-based multimedia alcohol and drug prevention education program called Next Edition. The proposed program will be designed for early adolescents ages 12-14, corresponding to the… More

Internet-Based STD/HIV Education for College Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $0.00

Internet-Based STD/HIV Education for College Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $147,172.00

INTERNET BASED SMOKING EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $930,795.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the development of an interactive, Web-based, multimedia program called MyStudentBody: Tobacco. The program is designed to be offered through colleges and universities to help students understand, reduce, and stop the use of tobacco.… More

INTERNET BASED SMOKING EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the development of an interactive, Web-based, multimedia program called MyStudentBody: Tobacco. The program is designed to be offered through colleges and universities to help students understand, reduce, and stop the use of tobacco.… More

MULTIMEDIA DIVORCE EDUCATION FOR LATINO PARENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $114,794.00
Abstract:
This Phase I application proposes development of the DivorceCARE en Espanol, an interactive, multimedia-based prevention strategy designed to help Spanish-speaking parents facilitate their children's effective postdivorce adjustment. The program is conceptualized as a critical addition… More

WEB-BASED MANAGEMENT TRAINING: ADDICTION-RESOURCES.COM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application proposes development and field testing of a website, www.addiction-resources.com, to help managers of substance abuse service delivery systems evaluate and use assessment and outcomes data to improve quality of care. Managers… More

WEB-BASED NUTRITION EDUCATION FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tara Cousineau
Award Amount: $112,431.00
Abstract:
The negative health and social consequences of poor nutrition are well documented in college students and the outcome of poor eating habits is manifest in both obesity and a variety of health concerns. This application proposes the development of a college student website called… More

A CHINESE ADAPTATION OF THE ASI-MULTIMEDIA VERSION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $999,055.00
Abstract:
This Fast-Track application proposes to adapt to Chinese a previously developed self-administered, multimedia version of the Addiction Severity Index (ASI), called the ASI-MV. The ASl is the most widely used measure of addiction severity. It is now mandated in some governmental jurisdictions and is… More

MULTIMEDIA DIVORCE EDUCATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $782,889.00
Abstract:
This application proposes development of KidCare for Co-Parents, an interactive, multimedia based prevention program designed to help parents facilitate their children's adjustment to parental divorce or separation. Court mandated parenting education programs have become increasingly commonplace in… More

WEB-BASED MANAGEMENT TRAINING: ADDICTION-RESOURCES.COM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application proposes development and field testing of a website, www.addiction-resources.com, to help managers of substance abuse service delivery systems evaluate and use assessment and outcomes data to improve quality of care. Managers… More

MULTIMEDIA DIVORCE EDUCATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This application proposes development of KidCare for Co-Parents, an interactive, multimedia based prevention program designed to help parents facilitate their children's adjustment to parental divorce or separation. Court mandated parenting education programs have become increasingly commonplace in… More

INTERNET-BASED STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $112,478.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) This application proposes development of an Internet-based college program for stress management called MyStudentbody.com (Stress). The program would be offered through colleges and universities to help students understand… More

COMPUTERIZED APPROACHES TO AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR AMONG YOU

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $104,441.00
Abstract:
This application proposes development of an interactive, multi-media program called SmartHeart, a prevention program for violence and other forms of delinquency (e.g., substance abuse, criminal involvement, etc.) for children in kindergarten. The need for this product arises from the alarming… More

IMPROVING GUIDELINE ADHERENCE & MANAGEMENT OF ADHD CARE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $161,485.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): ADHD is a clinical problem for which multiple perspectives are needed in order to sufficiently make a diagnosis and provide optimal care. This process typically involves physicians, parents and teachers (or other school personnel). Traditional methods of… More

Internet-Based Stress Management for College Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $859,977.00

Improving Pain Management in Cancer Care

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $0.00

Improving Pain Management in Cancer Care

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $877,046.00

Multimedia Support for Couples in Infertility Treatment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tara Cousineau
Award Amount: $865,243.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose the development of a CD-ROM support program called Exploring Infertility: An Interactive Support Program for Couples and Individuals which is intended to provide people with information and support while seeking infertility consultation and treatment.… More

Multi-media Adolescent Alcohol & Drug Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $840,257.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes to develop and test an interactive, multimedia alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention education CD-ROM program for early adolescents, Next Edition. There is a pressing need for time-effective AOD education that incorporates key… More

CD-ROM to Improve Parent Management of Child Bedwetting

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will explore the feasibility of developing an interactive CD-ROM bedwetting intervention program for children (ages 6-11) and their parents. The program will provide parents and children (in separate developmentally appropriate modules) with… More

Multi-media Adolescent Alcohol & Drug Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes to develop and test an interactive, multimedia alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention education CD-ROM program for early adolescents, Next Edition. There is a pressing need for time-effective AOD education that incorporates key… More

College Administrator Website for Alcohol Programming

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $124,047.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the development of an alcohol programming website for college administrators, called MyStudentBody:Administrator. Despite the ubiquity of college alcohol prevention programs, administrators lack the immediate access to the data,… More

Multimedia Support for Couples in Infertility Treatment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tara Cousineau
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose the development of a CD-ROM support program called Exploring Infertility: An Interactive Support Program for Couples and Individuals which is intended to provide people with information and support while seeking infertility consultation and treatment.… More

Special Report: Improving Body Image in Middle School

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tara Cousineau
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose the development of an interactive, school-based multimedia program that addresses body dissatisfaction in adolescents (BDIA) called Special Report: Body Talk. The proposed program will be designed for early adolescents, ages 12 to 14, when maturation,… More

Multimedia Divorce Adjustment for Young Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development of KidCare for Young Children, an interactive, multimedia program intended to help young school-age children (six-to-eight years old) effectively adjust to their parents' divorce. The program is conceptualized as an… More

Multimedia Divorce Adjustment for Young Children

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $846,077.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development of KidCare for Young Children, an interactive, multimedia program intended to help young school-age children (six-to-eight years old) effectively adjust to their parents' divorce. The program is conceptualized as an… More

Screening for Addiction Risk in Chronic Opioid Therapy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $119,564.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by investigator): This Phase I application aims to develop the Screener for Opioid Addiction Potential (SOAP), a self-administered, brief screening tool for chronic pain patients considered for opioid therapy. The SOAP will identify individuals who may be at risk for… More

HIV/STDs CD-ROM for Hispanic Substance Abusers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $131,263.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the development of a Spanish language interactive multimedia program called Seguro y Sobrio to educate Hispanic drug abusers about the role of drug abuse as a risk factor for the transmission and course of HIV and other STDs. The… More

Multimedia Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposed project develops and tests an interactive, multimedia (CD-ROM) adolescent alcohol and other drug assessment instrument called the Multimedia Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents (ASI-A-MV). This tool is intended for use with adolescents (aged… More

Multimedia Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $1,312,820.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This proposed project develops and tests an interactive, multimedia (CD-ROM) adolescent alcohol and other drug assessment instrument called the Multimedia Addiction Severity Index for Adolescents (ASI-A-MV). This tool is intended for use with adolescents (aged… More

Internet-Based Nutrition Education for College Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tara Cousineau
Award Amount: $869,779.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The negative health and social consequences of poor nutrition are well documented in college students and the outcome of poor eating habits is manifest in both obesity and a variety of health concerns. This application proposes the development of a college… More

Multimedia Divorce Education for Latino Parents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $855,833.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application proposes development of KidCare Para Padres Latinos, an interactive, multimedia-based prevention program designed to help Spanish-speaking parents facilitate their children's adjustment to separation or divorce. The program is… More

Special Report: Improving Body Image in Middle School

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tara Cousineau
Award Amount: $871,222.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application proposes the development of an interactive, school-based multimedia program that addresses body dissatisfaction in adolescents (BDIA). Using a self-esteem approach to improve body image, nutrition, and physical activity, the program… More

Screening for Addiction Risk in Chronic Opioid Therapy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $888,451.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application continues development of the Screener for Opioid Abuse Potential (SOAP), a brief, self-administered measure to identify which chronic pain patients being considered for long-term opioid therapy are at risk for medication-related abuse… More

Workplace Wellness for the Web: Nutrition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tara Cousineau
Award Amount: $149,474.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The negative health and social consequences of poor eating habits are well documented in the adult population, particularly in relation to cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. This submission of a Phase I application proposes the concept development… More

Improving Pain Management in Cancer Care for Latinos

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jose P. Redondo
Award Amount: $143,362.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the development of the Llamar a Casa Symptom Support system, a scientifically based and culturally appropriate assessment and intervention program in Spanish for Hispanics/Latinos with cancer. Llamar a Casa will be integrated with… More

Computerized ASI Follow-up and Outcome System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $226,610.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Substance abuse service delivery systems are expected to conduct outcome studies but lack the resources and expertise needed to collect follow-up data. In this STTR, Inflexxion and Brandeis University's Heller School for Social Policy and Management propose to… More

Internet Based Drug Education for College Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $119,705.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the development and testing of an interactive, online multimedia drug use prevention program for college students called MyStudentBody - Drugs (MSB-Drugs). There is a serious need for easily accessible and effective drug use prevention… More

Computer-Assisted Violence Prevention in Kindergarten

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $871,337.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development of the Comprehensive Affective Training (CAT) program, an interactive, multimedia-based prevention curriculum for Pre-K and Kindergarten age children. The need for this product arises from the alarming prevalence of violence… More

CD-ROM to Improve Parent Management of Child Bedwetting

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $798,302.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will develop and test an interactive CD-ROM bedwetting intervention program for children (ages 6 to11) and their parents. The program will provide parents and children (in separate developmentally appropriate modules) with psycho-education about… More

College Administrator Website for Alcohol Programming

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $730,898.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the development of an interactive, web-based comprehensive alcohol programming website for college administrators called CampusTaskForce.com. CampusTaskForce.com will provide administrators with immediate access to data, resources, and… More

Our Strength in Families (OSiF): A Web-based Interactive Coping Skill and Resiliency Program for Military Families

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Emil Chiauzzi, Vice President - Product Developmen
Award Amount: $119,976.00
Abstract:
Military personnel increasingly face deployments and prolonged separations from partners and families. Deployments have a profound effect on the loved ones of military personnel and often result in problems in intimate and family relationships. In turn, these problems can contribute to lower morale… More

Web-based 5-A-Day Education for High School Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tara Cousineau
Award Amount: $97,809.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase I SBIR application proposes the development and pilot testing of an interactive, web-based nutrition program, called www.JiveforFive.com, to be offered to high school students (ages 14 to 18) through their health curriculum. This program will be based… More

Website for the Self-Management of Chronic Back Pain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $127,041.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is an increasing emphasis on developing behavior-related interventions for pain patients. The aim of this application is the development of an interactive website called MyHealthyBack.com for patients with chronic back pain. This website will be developed… More

Web-based Support to Self-Manage Migraine Pain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $121,307.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Migraine headache is a common, chronic medical condition characterized by recurrent acute attacks that create pain, disability and loss of function. Approximately 18% of women and 6.5% of men in the United States, an estimated 28 million Americans, suffer from… More

Our Strength in Families (OSiF): A Web-based Interactive Coping Skill and Resiliency Program for Military Families

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Emil Chiauzzi, Principle Investigator
Award Amount: $729,666.00
Abstract:
The project proposed in this document intends to build on existing interventions and available knowledge on family functioning to develop an interactive Web-based relationship-enhancement intervention for military couples experiencing deployments. OSiF will incorporate features demonstrated to… More

Internet-Based Drug Prevention Education for College Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $881,617.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development and testing of an interactive, online drug use prevention program for college students, MyStudentBody-Drugs (MSB-Drugs). Geared toward primary and secondary prevention, MSB-Drugs will promote motivation to prevention… More

Improving Pain Management in Cancer Care in Latinos

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Davis
Award Amount: $846,375.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the development of HouseCalls Latino, a scientifically based and culturally appropriate assessment and intervention program in Spanish for Hispanics/Latinos with cancer. HouseCalls Latino will be integrated with an English version of… More

Multimedia Support for Perimenopausal Women

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Simon H. Budman
Award Amount: $159,156.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The proposed project aims to establish the feasibility of developing an interactive website called Charting the Change: A Woman's Guide to Perimenopause (www.chartingthechange.com), a personalized website to facilitate positive psychosocial adjustment in… More

A Website for the Self-Management of Chronic Back Pain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $999,211.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is an increasing emphasis on developing behavior-related interventions for pain patients. The aim of this proposal is the development of an interactive website called HealthierBack.com for patients with chronic back pain. MyHealthyBack.com will have a… More

ASI-MV.net: A Prescription Medication Monitoring Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $117,461.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development of the Addiction Severity Index-Multimedia Version.net (ASI-MV. net) to provide postmarketing surveillance of abusable, scheduled Pharmaceuticals. Postmarketing surveillance monitors indicators in the community that suggest… More

Online Parent-Based College Alcohol Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Sarah E. Lord
Award Amount: $139,693.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes the first phase toward development and testing of an online alcohol prevention education resource for parents of college students, MyStudentBody(MSB)-Parent. MSB-Parent will be offered by colleges and universities to parents of incoming… More

Internet Monitoring Of Prescription Drug Abuse

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $149,955.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes to develop the Pharmaceutical Risk Internet Surveillance Monitor (PRISM), an innovative approach to postmarketing surveillance of indicators suggesting diversion/abuse of opioid pharmaceutical agents. Such surveillance may produce… More

A Computerized Adaptive Testing Version of the ASI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $136,857.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development of the ASI-MV-CAT, a Computerized Adaptive Testing edition of Inflexxion's popular Addiction Severity Index-Multimedia Version.net (ASI- MV.net). Despite its substantial commercial success, the current version of the… More

Internet Support for Self-Managing Neuropathic Pain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $158,801.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neuropathic pain (NP) exacts a huge toll on the individual, the family, and society. NP may prevent a person from working, socializing, or enjoying a family life and is associated with depressed mood and a poor quality of life. Estimates of the prevalence of NP… More

Workplace Wellness for the Web: Nutrition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $844,535.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): WorkingOnHealth.com/Nutrition (WOH-N) will be a Web-based health risk reduction program focused on nutrition, dietary management, and the role of physical activity in supporting health risk reduction. The negative healt h and social consequences of poor eating… More

Web-based Support to Self-Manage Migraine Pain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $791,080.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Migraine headache is a common, chronic medical condition characterized by recurrent attacks of pain, disability, emotional distress, and loss of productivity that affects approximately 18% of women and 6.5% of men in th e United States, an estimated 28 million… More

Web-based Support to Manage Arthritis Pain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $148,273.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): One of every five adults in the United States (46.4 million people) is affected by arthritis. Increasing the number of days individuals are free of arthritis pain is one of the Healthy People 2010 objectives. Although t here are a variety of medical treatments… More

Signal Detection for Prescription Opioid Outbreaks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $127,687.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application builds on programmatic research conducted at Inflexxion regarding the Addiction Severity Index Multimedia Version (ASI-MV) and other funded SBIRs that have resulted in the creation of ASI-MV Connect. Th is is a national, public health syndromic… More

Web-Based 5 A Day Education for Adolescents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $841,752.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II SBIR application proposes the development of an interactive, web-based nutrition and physical activity (PA) program, called www.JiveforFive.com, to be offered to adolescents ages 14 to 18 through strategic distribution channels including schools,… More

Improving Evaluation of Campus Drug Prevention Programs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $107,517.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The potent physical, psychological, and social consequences of drug use by college students are as serious as those associated with alcohol use (if not more so), and underscore the need for prevention programming that r eaches a majority of students. Beyond drug… More

Pain Assessment Interview and Clinical Advisory System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $142,376.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application builds on programmatic research at Inflexxion to develop the PAIN Clinical Advisory System (PAIN-CAS), a systematic and validated assessment of pain patients along with provider reports containing treat ment recommendations and patient feedback… More

Internet Monitoring Of Prescription Drug Abuse

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $749,771.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application continues development of the Pharmaceutical Risk Internet Surveillance Monitor (PRISM), an innovative approach to postmarketing surveillance of indicators suggesting diversion/abuse of opioid p harmaceutical agents. Public health… More

Online Parent-Based College Alcohol and other Drug Use Prevention

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $927,072.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application proposes development and testing of an online parent-based substance use prevention education resource for parents of youth preparing to make the transition to college, MyStudentBody(MSB)-Parent. MSB-Pa rent will be offered by colleges and… More

Staying Off Substances: A Tailored Early Recovery Program for Teens.?

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kimberlee J. Trudeau
Award Amount: $201,623.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The majority of adolescents struggling to avoid substance use during early recovery are also coping with many other issues (e.g., relationships, legal, mental health) for which they require consistent support. We are pr oposing the development of an online… More

MAP-PC: An Addiction Medicine Training Course for Primary Care Pain Treatment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $247,762.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Fast Track proposes the development of an online Continuing Medical Education (CME) program for primary care physicians called Managing Addiction and Pain in Primary Care (MAP-PC). Multiple studies have confirmed t he usefulness of opioids in the treatment… More

Internet Support for Self-Managing Neuropathic Pain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg
Award Amount: $1,057,830.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Neuropathic pain (NP) is one of the most common pain conditions seen in clinical practice and is associated with significant physical and psychosocial morbidity. It is estimated that 40 per cent of people referred to pa in clinics have NP. However, NP is often… More

ASI-MV Solutions: A Tailored Program for Substance Abusers in Early Recovery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $216,888.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Overall, research indicates that (1) addressing psychosocial and medical problems associated with substance abuse and dependence leads to better outcomes; (2) treatments are now shorter due in part to rising healthcare costs, and it is difficult to address these… More

Web-based Support to Manage Arthritis Pain

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kimberlee J. Trudeau
Award Amount: $1,104,398.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): One of every five adults in the United States (46.4 million people) is affected by arthritis. Increasing the number of days individuals are free of arthritis pain is one of the Healthy People 2010 objectives. Although there are a variety of medical treatments and… More

A Computerized Adaptive Testing Version of the ASI

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler
Award Amount: $2,170,875.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application proposes to continue development of the ASI-MV-CAT, a Computer Adaptive Testing edition of Inflexxion's popular Addiction Severity Index-Multimedia Version (ASI-MV). Built on the ASI, probably the most widely used adult assessment for… More

PRESCRIPTION: INTERVENTION--A COALITION PLANNING TOOL FOR PAINKILLER MISUSE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kimberlee J. Trudeau
Award Amount: $199,845.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Prescription opioid misuse/abuse is a growing national issue (ONDCP, 2008a; SAMHSA, 2007a) that requires immediate, targeted intervention. Typical approaches include various types of global prevention and education stra tegies (e.g., advertising, reports,… More

MyStudentBody-Community College: A Health Website for Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Donovan
Award Amount: $231,565.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Community colleges provide an affordable way for millions of Americans to achieve their educational goals. Currently, 11.5 million students, 46% of all US undergraduates, are enrolled at community colleges. Many student s are from low socioeconomic backgrounds… More

ASI-MV Counselor Solutions: An Online Program for Evidence Based Treatment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $257,557.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Substance abuse is a nationwide health problem that continues to have a considerable social and economic impact on society. The treatment of substance abusers has become complicated because clients have been increasingl y confronted with a wide range of medical,… More

MAP-PC: An Addiction Medicine Training Course for Primary Care Pain Treatment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $1,755,149.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II proposes the development and testing of an online CME program for primary care physicians called Managing Addiction and Pain in Primary Care (MAP-PC). Multiple studies have supported the utility of opioids in the treatment of acute pain and pain… More

ASI-MV Solutions: A Tailored Program for Substance Abusers in Early Recovery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi
Award Amount: $1,499,443.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Substance abuse research indicates that: (1) addressing medical and psychosocial problems associated with substance abuse and dependence leads to better outcomes; (2) treatments are now shorter due in part to rising hea lthcare costs, and it is difficult to… More

TeenMigraineConnection: Web-based self-management training for adolescents with m

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Donovan
Award Amount: $264,653.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Headache is a frequent health problem in children and adolescents (Winner and Rothner, 2001). The greatest impact on a child and caregiver is from migraine which can have a significant impact on disability (Hershey, et al., 2001), as well as quality of life… More

A Clinical Decision Support Tool for Electronic Health Records

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi – 617-332-6028
Award Amount: $322,562.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Substance abuse treatment is often complicated by problems such as depression, family and interpersonal conflicts, and legal issues. When these issues are addressed with effective, evidence-based treatments (EBTs), outcomes improve. To improve the quality of… More

Web-based Self-Management of Chronic Pain in Parkinsons Disease

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jonas I. Bromberg – 617-332-6028
Award Amount: $177,251.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Parkinson's Disease (PD) is a progressive, incurable neurodegenerative disease that affects more than 1.5 million people in the United States; or one out of every 100 people over the age of 60. Recent focus on the non-motor elements of PD has deepened the… More

Pain Assessment Interview and Clinical Advisory System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Stephen F. Butler – 617-332-6028
Award Amount: $1,339,877.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II application continues development of the Pain Assessment Interview Network - Clinical Advisory System (painCAS), a systematic and tested computer-administered assessment of chronic pain patients. Initial Assessment and Follow-up modules assess… More

Staying Off Substances: A Tailored Early Recovery Program for Teens

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Kimberlee J. Trudeau – 617-332-6028
Award Amount: $1,584,781.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The majority of adolescents struggling to avoid substance use during early recovery are also coping with many other issues (e.g., peer relationships) for which they require consistent support. We propose to develop an online relapse prevention program for… More

MyStudentBody-Community College: A Health Website for Students

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth A. Donovan – 617-332-6028
Award Amount: $1,370,736.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In the current economic climate, community colleges are playing a more vital role than ever in educating the workforce. Enrollment at community colleges has grown by 17 percent since fall 2007 to a total enrollment of 8million (AACC, 2010a). Moreover, President… More

Behavioral Health Solutions: An Online Training Program for Evidence-Based Treatm

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi – 978-460-7861
Award Amount: $1,896,027.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The addiction treatment field continues to lag in implementing treatments based on scientific evidence. Treatment systems are now being held accountable for providing evidence-based treatments (EBTs). As a result, thereis increasing pressure on counselors to… More

A Clinical Decision Support Tool for Electronic Health Records

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Emil J. Chiauzzi – 978-460-7861
Award Amount: $1,996,828.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Substance abuse treatment is often complicated by a client's family, employment, psychiatric, or legal problems. When these co-existing issues are addressed with evidence-based practices (EBPs), outcomes improve. The expansion of EBPs is especially important… More