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    • Asthma Self-assessment in a Medicaid Population 

      Wu, Ann Chen; Glauber, James Howard; Gay, Charlene; Lieu, Tracy Ann (BioMed Central, 2009)
      Background: Self-assessment of symptoms by patients with chronic conditions is an important element of disease management. A recent study in a commercially-insured population found that patients who received automated ...
    • Asthma Treatments and Mental Health Visits After a Food and Drug Administration Label Change for Leukotriene Inhibitors 

      Lu, Christine; Zhang, Fang; Lakoma, Matthew D.; Butler, Melissa G.; Fung, Vicki; Larkin, Emma K.; Kharbanda, Elyse O.; Vollmer, William M.; Lieu, Tracy; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram; Chen Wu, Ann (Elsevier BV, 2015)
      Purpose In 2009, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated a label change for leukotriene inhibitors (LTIs) to include neuropsychiatric adverse events (eg, depression and suicidality) as a precaution. This study ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effects of a Law against Early Postpartum Discharge on Newborn Follow-up, Adverse Events, and HMO Expenditures 

      Madden, Jeanne Marie; Soumerai, Stephen Bertram; Lieu, Tracy; Mandl, Kenneth David; Zhang, Fang; Ross-Degnan, Dennis (New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM/MMS), 2002)
      BACKGROUND Concern about harm to newborns from early postpartum discharges led to laws establishing minimum hospital stays in the mid-1990s. We evaluated the effects of an early-discharge protocol (a hospital stay of one ...
    • Health Benefits, Risks, and Cost-Effectiveness of Influenza Vaccination of Children 

      Prosser, Lisa Alison; Bridges, Carolyn Buxton; Uyeki, Timothy M.; Hinrichsen, Virginia L.; Meltzer, Martin I.; Molinari, Noelle-Angelique M.; Schwartz, Benjamin; Thompson, William W.; Fukuda, Keiji; Lieu, Tracy Ann (U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases, 2006)
      We estimated cost-effectiveness of annually vaccinating children not at high risk with inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) to range from US $12,000 per quality-adjusted life year (QALY) saved for children ages 6–23 months ...
    • Reliability of a Patient Survey Assessing Cost-Related Changes in Health Care Use Among High Deductible Health Plan Enrollees 

      Penfold, Robert B; Kullgren, Jeffrey T; Miroshnik, Irina; Galbraith, Alison Amidei; Hinrichsen, Virginia L; Lieu, Tracy Ann (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Recent increases in patient cost-sharing for health care have lent increasing importance to monitoring cost-related changes in health care use. Despite the widespread use of survey questions to measure changes ...
    • Values for Preventing Influenza-related Morbidity and Vaccine Adverse Events in Children 

      Prosser, Lisa Alison; Bridges, Carolyn Buxton; Uyeki, Timothy M; Rêgo, Virginia H; Ray, G Thomas; Meltzer, Martin I; Schwartz, Benjamin; Thompson, William W; Fukuda, Keiji; Lieu, Tracy Ann (BioMed Central, 2005)
      Background: Influenza vaccination recently has been recommended for children 6–23 months old, but is not currently recommended for routine use in non-high-risk older children. Information on disease impact, costs, benefits, ...