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DRG-SPECIFIC RESOURCE-MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR HOSPITALS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
7837
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
7837
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
John Rafferty And Associates
14012 North 80th Place Scottsdale, AZ 85260
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: DRG-SPECIFIC RESOURCE-MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR HOSPITALS
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $96,880.00
 

Abstract:

JOHN RAFFERTY AND ASSOCIATES LONG-TERM GOAL IS TO IMPLEMENT AN EFFECTIVE COMPUTER-SOFTWARE PACKAGE TO ASSIST HOSPITAL MANAGERS IN EVALUATING INPUTS, CONTROLLING COSTS, AND PLANNING RESOURCE USE ON A DRG-SPECIFIC BASIS. PHASE I WILL PRODUCE A DETAILED, FIELD-TESTED PLAN FOR THE PROPOSED SOFTWARE. THE PLAN WILL PROVIDE AN ECONOMIC MODEL OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF IMPUTS, OUTCOMES AND OUTPUT BY DRG, DESCRIBE THE REPORTING AND ANALYTICAL CAPABILITES OF THE PROPOSED SYSTEM, INDICATE ITS DATA REQUIREMENTS AND THEIR SOURCES, OUTLINE THE PROPOSED SOFTWARE STRUCTURE AND LOGISTICS, AND DOCUMENT THE REACTIONS TO THE PROPOSED SYSTEMTHAT HAVE BEEN RECEIVED IN THE FIELD. PHASE I WILL THEREBY PROVIDE A FEASIBILITY-TESTED FOUNDATIONFOR PHASE-II DEVELOPMENT OF THE SOFTWARE, PREPARATION OF USER DOCUMENTATION, HANDS-ON IMPLEMENTATION AT TEST SITES AND EFFORTS TO INSURE ACCEPTANCE OF THE SOFTWARE THROUGHOUT THE HOSPITAL INDUSTRY. JOHN RAFFERTY AND ASSOCIATES WILL THEN MARKET THE PRODUCT COMMERCIALLY AND PROVIDE USER SUPPORT.

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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

John Rafferty And Assoc
6408 West College Drive Phoenix, AZ 85033

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