IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Syprosoft announced today that it has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for the development of a data mining system for improving the management of critical diseases and achieving better patient outcomes. Part of the research for this system will be performed under a sub-award at the University of California Irvine Medical Center. For more information please visit www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward.do?AwardNumber=0912926.
“We are delighted to receive this SBIR grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a data mining product that will help improve patient care outcomes while reducing healthcare costs – a critical national goal today,” said Dipu Ghosh, MSEE, MBA, Founder & President of Syprosoft. “We have been working on this idea for a while now and the grant together with the collaboration with UCI Medical Center will accelerate our efforts.”
“The field of Hepatology (similar to every area of medicine) desperately needs a method to use the large volumes of medical information to the treatment and survival of an individual patient,” said John C. Hoefs, MD, Hepatologist and Emeritus Professor of Medicine, University of California Irvine. “This grant will allow us to develop methods to combine unique local information with medical literature to enhance outcomes in the individual patient,” concluded Dr. Hoefs.
Founded in 2002, Syprosoft Inc. is a privately held company located in Irvine, California. Syprosoft is developing a data mining product for optimizing patient care outcomes. Syprosoft Engineering, a division of Syprosoft Inc., provides a full range of R&D services, including systems, software, electrical and mechanical engineering. As an extension of a client’s engineering department, Syprosoft Engineering provides the critical skills and expertise at the right time to help its client’s meet their product development goals. For more information please visit www.syprosoft.com.
About UCI Medical Center
UC Irvine Healthcare, the clinical entity of University of California, Irvine Health Affairs, comprises of UC Irvine Medical Center and the University Physicians & Surgeons, a faculty practice organization. UC Irvine Medical Center is a world-class academic medical center and the only university hospital in Orange County. With more than 400 specialty and primary care physicians, the medical center offers a full scope of acute and general care services. UC Irvine Medical Center is a leader in translational medicine – utilizing the latest research to provide patients the newest therapies and treatments. For more information, please visit www.healthcare.uci.edu.
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