Automated Knowledge Structuring of Medical Charts Data

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$730,000.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W81XWH-08-C-0752
Agency Tracking Number:
O082-H07-3153
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
VECNA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 500, Greenbelt, MD, 20770
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
094078958
Principal Investigator:
Alvin Ramsey
Senior Researcher
(703) 998-5333
aramsey@vecna.com
Business Contact:
Michael Bearman
Vice President
(240) 965-4550
mbearman@vecna.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
There have been a number of clinical decision support (CDS) implementations that were incorporated into EHRs, but significant obstacles prevented the ability for its widespread and universal use. Many of the current CDS implementations typically rely on a one-off, ad-hoc type implementation for a proprietary system. Clinical guidelines encoded in one EHR system may not work with the data format of the patient records in another system. In addition, there is no industry standard for coding the clinical guidelines, which further inhibits the general use of clinical guidelines among EHR systems. The proposed Phase II effort will develop a system to overcome these obstacles.

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