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Personal Electrocardiographic Expert Systems

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
71000
Program Year/Program:
2004 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
HL077116
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
PINMED, INC.
PINMED, INC. 245 MELWOOD AVE, #501 PITTSBURGH, PA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2004
Title: Personal Electrocardiographic Expert Systems
Agency: HHS
Contract: 1R43HL077116-01
Award Amount: $99,510.00
 

Abstract:

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The overall goal of the project is to design and develop an easy-to-use Personal Electrocardiographic Expert (PELEX) system for real-time, on-site registration, analysis, and wireless transmission of electrocardiographic (ECG) data using structured pattern recognition approach for tracking changes in individual ECGs. The system will be designed both for clinical and non-clinical settings, including homebased monitoring, ambulatory follow-up, First Aid in emergency and mass casualty situations. For all these settings, a system that provides a real-time, on-the-scene ECG examination, analysis, and wireless transmission is urgently needed. Analysis of ECG changes in existing devices is limited, so that only a few parameters are compared to normal values or to the previous ECG recording. The completed system (Phase I and II) will include: 1) complete, in-depth analysis of ECG changes over time, 2) detection of subtle abnormalities that are hard to identify by visual inspection, 3) individually tailored analysis, 4) fast and efficient wireless communication between individual patient recorders, central computers, and health-care providers, 5) optimized collection, storage, and retrieval of serial data, and 6) comprehensive presentation of analyzed data to the health-care provider and appropriate feedback to the patient. During Phase I, we will design and develop a prototype system and demonstrate its feasibility in a few human subjects. In Phase II, we will refine and further improve the system and conduct a clinical trial of several hundred individuals both in a hospital and ambulatory setting to validate its performance against the best currently available systems and to receive feedback from medical professionals and patients.

Principal Investigator:

Vladimir Shusterman
4123837096
IOS_ 2000@YAHOO.COM

Business Contact:

Vladimir Shusterman
4123837096
IOS_2000@YAHOO.COM
Small Business Information at Submission:

PINMED, INC.
PINMED, INC. 245 MELWOOD AVE, #501 PITTSBURGH, PA 15213

EIN/Tax ID: 200157606
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No