Automated Patient Safety Ordering System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W81XWH-08-C-0764
Agency Tracking Number: O082-H03-3062
Amount: $749,964.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD08-H03
Solicitation Number: 2008.2
Small Business Information
Diamond Visionics LLC
400 Plaza Drive, Suite-A, Vestal, NY, 13850
DUNS: 944322718
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Rakesh Mehta
 Marketing Research Specia
 (607) 729-8526
 rmehta@diamondvisionics.com
Business Contact
 David Gdovin
Title: President
Phone: (607) 729-8526
Email: dgdovin@diamondvisionics.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
We propose the enhancement of the Patient Safety Rule Engine developed in Phase I as a prototype. The proposed system will be a rule based module that will monitor the Military Health Services (MHS) CPOE and PDTS and ensure safe prescriptions by alerting providers of various drug prescription related contraindications. The interface will be HL7 compliant. It will take the entire patient health profile into account and ensure that drug, laboratory tests and order sets are relevant to latest patient health information available. It will help in reduction of errors during the entire patient care delivery process by connecting the various aspects of patient care into a single streamlined safe process by providing computerized order entry decision support system. Knowledge for the rule engine is extracted from National Library of Medicine based Drug labels. The safety feature has an intuitive editor system that allows users to modify rules using a user interface. The system will conform to evolving interoperability standards and will use Unified Medical Language Systems (UMLS) Metathesaurus, Semantic Network and Lexical tools. The system will also support automated capture of ADE data and advanced surveillance of such events using an integrated GIS application.

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