VIDEO ENHANCEMENTS AND USER INTERFACE ADVANCEMENTS TO THE ASGE DATABASE

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 13846
Amount: $49,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1990
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
2210 Midwest Rd #212, Oakbrook, IL, 60521
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Daniel M Kruss
 (708) 575-0090
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
MUMPS MEDICAL INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INC., DEVELOPED THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY DATABASE, SUPPORTS 120 CURRENT USERS, AND HAS CONDUCTED THREE MULTICENTER DATA COLLATION PROJECTS USING IT. THE DATABASE OFFERS A HIGH LEVEL OF SOPHISTICATION THATMAKES IT COMPLEX FOR THE NEW USER TO RAPIDLY ASSIMILATE ITS FEATURES. PHASE I WORK WILL REMODEL THE USER INTERFACE TO MAKE IT INTUITIVE, DEVISE A PROTOTYPE MULTIUSER DIGITAL VIDEO INTERFACE, INCORPORATE A USER'S ON-SCREEN TUTORIAL, INTEGRATE AN OFFICE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM WITH AUTOMATIC 1C9 ANDCPT CODING, AUTOMATE PHYSICIAN AND NURSING QUALITY ASSURANCEAND RECREDENTIALING REPORTS, AND INVESTIGATE ALTERNATIVE DATA ENTRY METHODS (MOUSE, VOICE). SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THESE GOALS WILL ALLOW PRODUCTION OF A DATABASE IN PHASE II THAT INTERFACES WITH ANY VIDEOENDOSCOPY SYSTEM AND ESTABLISHES A DE FACTO STANDARD FORMAT AND TERMINOLOGY FOR ENDOSCOPY PROCEDURE REPORTING ANDVIDEO IMAGE DISPLAY. IMAGE ENHANCEMENT AND COMPUTER ANALYSIS AND THE FURTHER REFINEMENT OF ALTERNATIVE DATA ENTRY METHODS CAN BE IMPLEMENTED. MARKETING OF THE RESULTANT DATABASE WILL BE FOLLOWED BY THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A REFERENCE DIGESTIVE DISEASE DATABASE FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES AND THE PUBLICATION OF QUALITY ASSURANCE NORMS BASED ON THE ANALYSIS OF STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANT NUMBERS OF CASES.

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