Automated Behavioral Health Triage

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$749,097.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W81XWH-04-C-0136
Award Id:
68458
Agency Tracking Number:
A045-025-0075
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
2608 Santa Maria Court, Chula Vista, CA, 91914
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
024361821
Principal Investigator:
Timothy Elsmore
Owner
(619) 216-7036
elsmore@activityresearch.com
Business Contact:
Timothy Elsmore
Owner
(619) 216-7036
elsmore@activityresearch.com
Research Institute:
UNIV. OF OKLAHOMA
Robert Schlegel
School of Industrial Engineeri
Norman, OK, 73019
(405) 327-3721
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
The overall objective of this project is to develop an automatic adaptive testing system that rapidly identifies specific cognitive deficits to aid in medical and operational decision making. The Phase I effort produced a prototype adaptive triage system. ANAMts, designed to automatically focus testing on specific cognitive domains. ANAMts consists of a 4-level adaptive cognitive testing system and logic tree based on ANAM test modules. ANAMts uses demographically-stratified normative values for key variables to select the appropriate path through the system, customizing the sequence of tests to which each participant is exposed, resulting in a concise clinical report. Phase II will implement ANAMts on both desktop and handheld computers, verify system performance in normal volunteers, and conduct a validation and specificity test in patients with mild head trauma.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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