AS EVIDENCED IN THE SBIR ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR BOTH GRANTS AND CONTRACTS, THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE HAS A STRONG INTEREST IN ACCESS TO DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR USE IN VARIOUS TYPES OF MULTISITE PROJECTS SUCH AS CLINICAL TRIALS.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,963.00
Award Year:
1985
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
3064
Agency Tracking Number:
3064
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
310 Miller Ave., Ann Arbor, MI, 48103
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
BRUCE M. BROCK
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
(313) 994-0003
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
AS EVIDENCED IN THE SBIR ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR BOTH GRANTS AND CONTRACTS, THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE HAS A STRONG INTEREST IN ACCESS TO DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR USE IN VARIOUS TYPES OF MULTISITE PROJECTS SUCH AS CLINICAL TRIALS. INFORMATION TRANSFER SYSTEMS, INC., A SPIN-OFF COMPANY BY RESEARCHERS PREVIOUSLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, OFFERS TO PILOT TEST A MICROCOMPUTER-BASED DISTRIBUTED DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES A NUMBER OF CAPABILITIES IMPORTANT TO THE SUCCESSFUL OPERATION OF LARGE-SCALE RESEARCH AND SERVICE DELIVERY PROJECTS. AMONG THE SYSTEM'S CAPABILITIES ARE THE ABILITY TO: 1. GENERATE COMPLEX DATA COLLECTION FORMS (CLINICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE) WITH THE AID OF MICROCOMPUTERS. 2.BUILD EXTENSIVE QUALITY CONTROL PARAMETERS INTO FORMS SO THAT THE QUALITY OF DATA ENTERED INTO WORKSTATIONS IS HIGHLY CONTROLLED. 3.GENERATE CLEAN DATABASES THAT ARE ROUTINELY AVAILABLE FOR MANY FORMS OF ANALYSIS, BY PRODUCING DATA STRUCTURES THAT ARE EASY TO READ BY MOST STATISTICAL AND REPORT GENERATION PROGRAMS LOCATED ON MICROCOMPUTERS, MINIS, AND MAINFRAMES. 4.PROVIDE PROTOCOL INSTRUCTIONS WHICH CONTROL ASPECTS OF CASELOAD MANAGEMENT INCLUDING FOLLOWING MAILINGS AND PHONE CALLS, VISIT AND TREATMENT SCHEDULES, AND DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT REGIMEN MANAGEMENT. 5.PROVIDE WITHIN SITE AND CROSS-SITE COMMUNICATIONS (INCLUDING TO COORDINATING CENTERS) FOR CONFERENCING, MAIL EXCHANGE, OR DATA TRANSFER. 6.PROVIDE WITHIN SITE COMMUNICATIONS, VIA LOCAL AREA NETWORKED WORKSTATIONS, WHICH ALSO ALLOW RESOURCE (PRINTERS AND MODEMS) AND DATA FILE SHARING. 7.DEVELOP STANDARDIZED CASELOAD MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAM EVALUATION REPORTS AS WELL AS AD HOC QUERIES OF DATABASES FOR LOCAL SITE ADMINISTRATION, CASELOAD MANAGEMENT AND DATA ANALYTIC STUDIES.

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