INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE TO ASSIST IN PROVIDING ICU CARE

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 5355
Amount: $116,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
L.m.p. Associates Inc.
3109 Rolling Rd, Chevy Chase, MD, 20815
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr Lawrence M Rudner
 Principal Investigator
 (301) 986-1531
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
BY COMBINING RECENT ADVANCES IN HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, AND STATISTICAL INFORMATION, AN EASY-TO-USE, INTERACTIVE MICRO- COMPUTER-BASED SYSTEM WILL BE DEVELOPED TO ENABLE INTENSIVE CARE UNIT DIRECTORS TO (1) MEASURE AND MONITOR THE QUALITY AND LEVEL OF ICU CARE, AND (2) EVALUATE AND DOCUMENT THE STATUS OF INDIVIDUAL PATIENTS. THE SYSTEM WILL INCORPORATE THE WIDELY AVAILABLE IBM-PC, A BAR CODE READER; AND CARE- FULLY DESIGNED SOFTWARE. PROVIDERS OF ICU CARE WILL BE ABLETO ENTER OVER 120 CRITICAL DEMOGRAPHIC, PHYSIOLOGIC, AND THERAPEUTIC VARIABLES USING A LIGHT PEN AND SPECIALLY PREPARED BAR CODE FORMS. AFTER EVALUATION OF THE DATA FOR ERRORS AND INCONSISTENCIES, THE SOFTWARE WILL COMPUTE AND AND REPORT A RANGE OF PROVEN STATISTICS TO AID IN ASSESSING INDIVIDUAL PATIENTS. ICU DIRECTORS WILL BE ABLE TO USE AGGREGATED PATIENT DATA TO MONITOR THE EFFICIENCY AND QUALITY OF THEIR UNITS BASED ON NATIONAL NORMS. THE SYSTEM WILL BE MENU DRIVEN ABD REQUIRE NO SPECIAL TRAINING.

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