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  1. 27.1: Reducing Hospital Readmissions and Post Discharge Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) by the Use of Embodied Conversational Agents to Improve Discharge Planning and Transition of Care

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    Background: VTE is estimated to newly affect 300,000 to 800,000 people and to cause 60,000 to 100,000 deaths each year, making it one of the six leading causes of death in the US. About one-quarter of new cases occur during a hospital stay and another one-quarter within 3 months after discharge. Up to 50% of hospital associated VTEs can be prevented through use of prophylaxis. The DHHS Partnership ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  2. 27.2: Smart Phone Applications to Help People with Disabilities Manage Their Own Care

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    Background: Over 50% of Americans have a chronic illness and 20% have disabilities. Chronic illness often leads to functional disability. Disability and chronic illness cost over $260B every year, including preventable hospitalizations, emergency room visits and surgery for wounds, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, and sepsis. Clinicians could more efficiently manage patients in greater numbers ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  3. 27.3: Tool for Web-based and Smart Phone Surveys

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    Background: Birth defects are a serious health concern affecting 1 in 33 infants. Today, approximately 67% of birth defects have unknown causes. As part of the mission to prevent birth defects, NCBDDD is collaborating with 8 state-based grantees on the National Birth Defects Prevention Study (NBDPS). The NBDPS is an on-going, large, multi-site, population-based case-control study to identify poten ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  4. 28: NATIONAL CENTER FOR CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION (NCCDPHP)

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    For additional information about NCCDPHP, please visit their web site at: http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/index.htm. For additional information about NCCDPHP, please visit their web site at: http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/index.htm. 1. Development of a Brief Video Intervention for Preventing Teen Pregnancy Among Female Adolescents Attending Family Planning Clinics Background: Teen p ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  5. 29: NATIONAL CENTER FOR HIV/AIDS, VIRAL HEPATITIS, STD, AND TB PREVENTION (NCHHSTP)

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    For additional information about NCHHSTP, please visit their web site at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/. 1. Development of a Desktop/Smartphone Software Application for Patients Using Antiretroviral Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention Background: The National HIV/AIDS Strategy tasks CDC to develop, evaluate, and disseminate interventions to reduce HIV incidence in the US (one of CDC’s Winnable ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  6. 30: NATIONAL CENTER FOR INJURY PREVENTION AND CONTROL (NCIPC)

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    For additional information about NCIPC, please visit their web site at: http://www.cdc.gov/injury/index.html.

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  7. 30.1: Comfortable and Inexpensive Life Jacket to Increase Wear

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    Background: Each year, the U.S. Coast Guard received reports over 4,500 boating incidents where more than 3,000 boaters are injured, and around 700 die. Among those who drowned, 9 out of 10 were not wearing life jackets. Most boating fatalities are caused by drowning with 90% of victims not wearing life jackets (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  8. 30.2: Information Technology Development for Relaying Injury Severity of Motor Vehicle Occupants to Emergency Medical Personnel

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    Background:Motor vehicle crashes (MVCs) have been noted as a leading cause of death and injury among adults and children in the United States. In 2009, more than two million adults were treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to motor vehicle crashes. Therefore, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified this problem as a winnable public health battle and has focus ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  9. 30.3: Innovations in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Systems to Reduce Older Adult Falls

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    Background: Falls and their associated injuries are a growing public health concern—responsible for over 19,000 deaths and 2.2 million emergency department visits nationwide, and costing over $28 billion annually. Clinical assessment and individualized risk factor reduction is effective in reducing falls and fall injuries. The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has published practice guidelines t ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
  10. 32: NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (NIOSH)

    Release Date: 01-31-2012Open Date: 03-05-2012Due Date: 01-08-2013Close Date: 01-08-2013

    For additional information about NIOSH, please visit their web site at: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/programs. High Risk Industrial Sectors in NIOSH Exposure assessment, engineering controls, and personal protective technologies (PPT) are needed to manage exposures to occupational hazards in high risk industrial sectors. These include manufacturing, services, mining, agriculture and construction ...

    SBIRPhase IDepartment of Health and Human Services
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