WITH THE GROWTH OF COMMUNITY-BASED GASTROENTEROLOGISTS, THE CARE OF PATIENTS WITH GASTRIC ULCER DISEASE HAS SHIFTED FROMTHE ACADEMIC CENTER TO THE COMMUNITY.

Award Information
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 4896
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1986
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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Technology Evaluation Network
Route 1, Box 194, Bullock, NC, 27507
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 EUGENE A STEAD
 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
 (919) 684-6587
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Abstract
WITH THE GROWTH OF COMMUNITY-BASED GASTROENTEROLOGISTS, THE CARE OF PATIENTS WITH GASTRIC ULCER DISEASE HAS SHIFTED FROMTHE ACADEMIC CENTER TO THE COMMUNITY. THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT IS TWOFOLD: (1) TO DEFINE THE EPIDEMIOLOGIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE POPULATION OF PATIENTS WITH GASTRIC ULCER DISEASE CARED FOR BY A NETWORK OF COMMUNITY-BASED PRACTICING GASTROENTEROLOGISTS (15 COOPERATING CENTERS); AND(2) TO DETERMINE THOSE CHARACTERISTICS PREDICTIVE OF SEVERE ULCER DISEASE. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ACADEMIC- AND COMMUNITY-BASED POPULATIONS WILL BE EXAMINED. THE POTENTIAL OF A NETWORK SUCH AS THIS FOR PROVIDING NEW DRUG OR TECHNOLOGY EVALUATIONS WILL ALSO BE EXPLORED.

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