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    • Attitudes of Healthcare Workers in U.S. Hospitals Regarding Smallpox Vaccination 

      Yih, Katherine Katherine; Lieu, Tracy Ann; Rêgo, Virginia H; O'Brien, Megan A; Shay, David K; Yokoe, Deborah Stephanie; Platt, Richard (BioMed Central, 2003)
      Background: The United States is implementing plans to immunize 500,000 hospital-based healthcare workers against smallpox. Vaccination is voluntary, and it is unknown what factors drive vaccine acceptance. This study's ...
    • Automated Methods for Surveillance of Surgical Site Infections 

      Platt, Richard; Yokoe, Deborah Stephanie; Sands, Kenneth Eliot Frederick (Centers for Disease Control, 2001)
      Automated data, especially from pharmacy and administrative claims, are available for much of the U.S. population and might substantially improve both inpatient and postdischarge surveillance for surgical site infections ...
    • Enhanced Identification of Postoperative Infections among Inpatients 

      Noskin, Gary A.; Cunningham, Susan M.; Plaskett, Theresa; Fraser, Victoria J.; Olsen, Margaret A.; Tokars, Jerome I.; Solomon, Steven; Perl, Trish M.; Cosgrove, Sara E.; Tilson, Richard S.; Greenbaum, Maurice; Herwaldt, Loreen A.; Diekema, Daniel J.; Climo, Michael; Yokoe, Deborah Stephanie; Zuccotti, Gianna; Hooper, David Crittenden; Sands, Kenneth Eliot Frederick; Tully, John Lawrence; Wong, Edward S.; Platt, Richard (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004)
      We evaluated antimicrobial exposure, discharge diagnoses, or both to identify surgical site infections (SSI). This retrospective cohort study in 13 hospitals involved weighted, random samples of records from 8,739 coronary ...
    • Enhanced Identification of Postoperative Infections among Outpatients 

      Miner, Andrew L.; Sands, Kenneth Eliot Frederick; Yokoe, Deborah Stephanie; Freedman, John; Thompson, Kristin; Livingston, James Michael; Platt, Richard (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004)
      We investigated using administrative claims data to identify surgical site infections (SSI) after breast surgery and cesarean section. Postoperative diagnosis codes, procedure codes, and pharmacy information were automatically ...
    • Pharmacy Data for Tuberculosis Surveillance and Assessment of Patient Management 

      Coon, Steven W.; Dokholyan, Rachel; Iannuzzi, Michael C.; Meredith, Sarah; Moore, Marisa; Phillips, Lynelle; Ray, Wayne; Schech, Stephanie; Shatin, Deborah; Yokoe, Deborah Stephanie; Jones, Timothy F.; Platt, Richard (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2004)
      Underreporting tuberculosis (TB) cases can compromise surveillance. We evaluated the contribution of pharmacy data in three different managed-care settings and geographic areas. Persons with more than two anti-TB medications ...
    • Surgical Site Infections: Volume-Outcome Relationship and Year-to-Year Stability of Performance Rankings 

      Calderwood, Michael S.; Kleinman, Ken; Huang, Susan S.; Murphy, Michael V.; Yokoe, Deborah S.; Platt, Richard (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
      Background: Surgical site infection (SSI) rates are publicly reported as quality metrics and increasingly used to determine financial reimbursement. Objective: To evaluate the volume-outcome relationship as well as the ...