Arlene Fink Associates

PACIFIC PALISADES, CA 90272

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 10
Total Value of Awards $2.21MM
First Award Date 09/25/97
Most Recent Award Date 09/01/17

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Fink Arlene Fink 10

10 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-15-269
Budget: 09/01/17 - 08/31/18

This proposed Phase 2 SBIR study is a randomized trial of the effectiveness of ?A Toast to Health in Later Life!? a web-based patient educational program designed to prevent hazardous and harmful drinking in older adults. The project's specific objectives are to 1) provide reliable information on the extent to which ?A Toast to Health in Later L...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-16-302
Budget: 08/20/17 - 02/28/18

Summary This Phase 1 SBIR study aims to provide primary care practitioners (general internists, family physicians, geriatricians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners) with a prototype of Wise Drinking for Aging Patients, an online educational program that is designed to aid clinicians in improving the quality of care they provide ...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-15-269
Budget: 09/01/16 - 08/31/17

This proposed Phase 2 SBIR study is a randomized trial of the effectiveness of ?A Toast to Health in Later Life!? a web-based patient educational program designed to prevent hazardous and harmful drinking in older adults. The project's specific objectives are to 1) provide reliable information on the extent to which ?A Toast to Health in Later L...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-12-088
Budget: 09/10/13 - 02/28/14

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alcohol-related problems in older Americans are a growing public health concern. About half of all older adults drink alcohol, and many drink above recommended limits. In the elderly, changes in the body's ability to metabolize alcohol mean that even relatively low levels of consumption can interact adversely...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic: PA-08-050
Budget: 07/06/09 - 12/31/10

DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Arlene Fink Associates, Inc. proposes to develop a research-based online alcohol education program and evaluate its effectiveness among a sample of older adults who live independently in the community. The program, A Drink to Healthy Aging!, will be guided by the principles of the Health Belief and Transtheor...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/02 - 08/31/03

This study is a randomized trial of the effectiveness and feasibility of the Computerized Alcohol-Related Problems System (CARPS), a self- administered screen to detect and report on non-hazardous, hazardous and harmful alcohol use in older adults. The CARPS consists of a scannable version of a reliable alcohol screen, a personalized Report of e...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/01/01 - 08/31/02

This study is a randomized trial of the effectiveness and feasibility of the Computerized Alcohol-Related Problems System (CARPS), a self- administered screen to detect and report on non-hazardous, hazardous and harmful alcohol use in older adults. The CARPS consists of a scannable version of a reliable alcohol screen, a personalized Report of e...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/15/00 - 08/31/01

This study is a randomized trial of the effectiveness and feasibility of the Computerized Alcohol-Related Problems System (CARPS), a self- administered screen to detect and report on non-hazardous, hazardous and harmful alcohol use in older adults. The CARPS consists of a scannable version of a reliable alcohol screen, a personalized Report of e...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 05/01/99 - 01/31/00

Alcohol use in the elderly causes or exacerbates common medical and psychosocial conditions including heart disease, stroke, falls and depression. We propose to develop and test a computerized system to diagnose presence of and risks for alcohol related conditions in the elderly. The computerized system (CARPS) will consist of (1) a machine-read...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Topic:
Budget: 09/25/97 - 09/24/98

Alcohol-related problems in older persons result from quantity and frequency of use, but consumption alone may not be as important as the effects of drinking on physical, social, and psychological function. Low consumption can cause problems for older persons on medication. Currently available education foc...

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