LONG-TERM CARE AND AGING STATISTICAL INFOR. SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$49,271.00
Award Year:
1989
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
11040
Agency Tracking Number:
11040
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
11426 Rockville Pike #401, Rockville, MD, 20852
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THIS FEASIBILITY STUDY WILL DESIGN THE DATABASE AND INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM FOR AND TEST A SYSTEM MOCK-UP OF A MICROCOMPUTER-BASED STATISTICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM ON LONG-TERM CARE AND AGING. THE PROJECT WILL ALSO CREATE A SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND TIME SCHEDULE AND, USING POTENTIAL USER SURVEY INFORMATION, FOCUS GROUP FINDINGS, AND THE MOCK-UP SYSTEM TEST FINDINGS AS WELL AS RELATED INFORMATION, ASSESS THE TECHNICAL AND COMMERCIAL FEASIBILITYOF THIS INFORMATION SYSTEM. THE PLANNED SYSTEM WILL INCLUDE DEMOGRAPHIC AND MEDICAL DATAFOR THE NATION AND THE STATES, POPULATION-BASED PROJECTIONS AND FORECASTS, AND SIMILAR INFORMATION PERTINENT TO ANALYSISAND PLANNING VIS-A-VIS THE AGING AND THEIR LONG-TERM CARE USES AND NEEDS. THE SYSTEM WILL ALSO CONTAIN DATA SOURCE BIBLIOGRAPHIC MATERIALS. OVERALL, IT WILL BUILD ON RECENT WORK IN DEVELOPING A PUBLISHED FACTBOOK ON LONG-TERM CARE AND AGING AND ON LEVINEASSOCIATES, INC.'S, EXPERTISE IN THE SUBJECT MATTER AND IN MICROCOMPUTER DATABASE MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES. THE MAJOR ISSUES IN PHASE I ARE: (1) DATABASE CONTENT AND STRUCTURE DESIGN, (2) DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF METHODS FOR CREATING THE DATABASE, (3) DESIGN AND FIELD TESTING OF A SYSTEM MOCK-UP, (4) DISTRIBUTION AND SUPPLEMENTARY PRODUCT DESIGN, (5) MARKET ANALYSIS, (6) DEVELOPMENTAL PLANNING, AND (7) FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENT.

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