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MICROCOMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR HEPATITIS B RISK ASSESSMENT

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
16852
Program Year/Program:
1993 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
16852
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Scientific Social Research
811 W Boyd Norman, OK 73069
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1993
Title: MICROCOMPUTER SOFTWARE FOR HEPATITIS B RISK ASSESSMENT
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $500,000.00
 

Abstract:

SCIENTIFIC SOCIAL RESEARCH HAS COMPLETED DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING FOR A MICROCOMPUTER SOFTWARE SYSTEM PROVIDING PERSONAL SELF-ADMINISTERED RISK ASSESSMENT FOR HIV INFECTION. THE RISK ASSESSMENT IS BASED UPON AN ANONYMOUS INTERACTIVE INTERVIEW AND ANALYSIS PERFORMED BY A RULE-BASED EXPERT SYSTEM INCORPORATED IN THE SOFTWARE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS GRANT IS TO SUPPORT THE REVISION AND EXPANSION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ACCOMMODATE SIMULTANEOUS RISK ASSESSMENT FOR HEPATITIS B VIRAL INFECTION. THE SYSTEM WILL NOT REQUIRE RESPONDENTS TO POSSESS SPECIALIZED TRAINING OR COMPUTER EXPERIENCE. FOLLOWING ANALYSIS OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S PERSONAL HISTORY TAKENBY THE INTERACTIVE INTERVIEW, THE COMPLETED SOFTWARE WILL RESPOND WITH ADVICE AS TO WHETHER THE RESPONDENT IS AT RISK FOR HIV AND/OR HEPATITIS B. THOSE AT RISK WILL BE ADVISED TO FOLLOW UP WITH DEFINITIVE DIAGNOSIS. THOSE NOT AT RISK WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION IN ORDER TO AVOID EXPOSURE. AS SECONDARY PURPOSES, THE SOFTWARE WILL PROVIDE A SERIES OF EDUCATIONAL SCREENS ABOUT HIV AND HEPATITIS B, AND WILL ALSO WRITE ANONYMOUS CASE DATA TO DOS FILES FOR INTERFACE WITH STATISTICAL SOFTWARE. SCIENTIFIC SOCIAL RESEARCH HAS COMPLETED DESIGN AND PROGRAMMING FOR A MICROCOMPUTER SOFTWARE SYSTEM PROVIDING PERSONAL SELF-ADMINISTERED RISK ASSESSMENT FOR HIV INFECTION. THE RISK ASSESSMENT IS BASED UPON AN ANONYMOUS INTERACTIVE INTERVIEW AND ANALYSIS PERFORMED BY A RULE-BASED EXPERT SYSTEM INCORPORATED IN THE SOFTWARE. THE PURPOSE OF THIS GRANT IS TO SUPPORT THE REVISION AND EXPANSION OF THE SOFTWARE TO ACCOMMODATE SIMULTANEOUS RISK ASSESSMENT FOR HEPATITIS B VIRAL INFECTION. THE SYSTEM WILL NOT REQUIRE RESPONDENTS TO POSSESS SPECIALIZED TRAINING OR COMPUTER EXPERIENCE. FOLLOWING ANALYSIS OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S PERSONAL HISTORY TAKENBY THE INTERACTIVE INTERVIEW, THE COMPLETED SOFTWARE WILL RESPOND WITH ADVICE AS TO WHETHER THE RESPONDENT IS AT RISK FOR HIV AND/OR HEPATITIS B. THOSE AT RISK WILL BE ADVISED TO FOLLOW UP WITH DEFINITIVE DIAGNOSIS. THOSE NOT AT RISK WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO EXERCISE CAUTION IN ORDER TO AVOID EXPOSURE. AS SECONDARY PURPOSES, THE SOFTWARE WILL PROVIDE A SERIES OF EDUCATIONAL SCREENS ABOUT HIV AND HEPATITIS B, AND WILL ALSO WRITE ANONYMOUS CASE DATA TO DOS FILES FOR INTERFACE WITH STATISTICAL SOFTWARE.

Principal Investigator:

Michael Wright
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Scientific Social Research
811 W Boyd Norman, OK 73069

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