Atar Baer

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Usefulness of syndromic data sources for investigating morbidity resulting from a severe weather event
    Atar Baer
    Public Health Seattle and King County, 401 Fifth Ave, Suite 900, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 5:37-45. 2011
  2. doi request reprint An automated system for public health surveillance of school absenteeism
    Atar Baer
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:59-64. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Association between school closure and subsequent absenteeism during a seasonal influenza epidemic
    Carla V Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:787-92. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Spring 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak in King County, Washington
    Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett
    Public Health Seattle and King County, 401 Fifth Ave, CNK 0900, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:S109-16. 2009
  5. pmc Carbon monoxide epidemic among immigrant populations: King County, Washington, 2006
    Reena K Gulati
    Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Immunization Section, Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1687-92. 2009
  6. pmc A simulation study comparing aberration detection algorithms for syndromic surveillance
    Michael L Jackson
    Public Health Seattle and King County, 999 Third Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:6. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Completeness of reporting of rabies postexposure prophylaxis in King County, Washington
    Hanne Thiede
    Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Immunization Section and HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program of Public Health Seattle and King County, Washington, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:448-53. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Collection and integration of clinical data for surveillance
    William B Lober
    Biomedical and Health Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1211-5. 2004
  9. pmc Accuracy and cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening by high-risk human papillomavirus DNA testing of self-collected vaginal samples
    Akhila Balasubramanian
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 14:185-95. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Obtaining sensitive data through the Web: an example of design and methods
    Atar Baer
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epidemiology 13:640-5. 2002

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Publications11

  1. doi request reprint Usefulness of syndromic data sources for investigating morbidity resulting from a severe weather event
    Atar Baer
    Public Health Seattle and King County, 401 Fifth Ave, Suite 900, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 5:37-45. 2011
    ..We evaluated emergency department (ED) data, emergency medical services (EMS) data, and public utilities data for describing an outbreak of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning following a windstorm...
  2. doi request reprint An automated system for public health surveillance of school absenteeism
    Atar Baer
    Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 17:59-64. 2011
    ..The automated system for collecting and monitoring school absenteeism data was more acceptable, simple, timely, complete, and useful relative to traditional manual data collection methods...
  3. doi request reprint Association between school closure and subsequent absenteeism during a seasonal influenza epidemic
    Carla V Rodriguez
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epidemiology 20:787-92. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Spring 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak in King County, Washington
    Tao Sheng Kwan-Gett
    Public Health Seattle and King County, 401 Fifth Ave, CNK 0900, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:S109-16. 2009
    ..In April 2009, King County, Washington, experienced a sustained outbreak of 2009 H1N1 influenza A. This report describes the epidemiology of that outbreak in King County, home to a diverse population of 1.9 million people...
  5. pmc Carbon monoxide epidemic among immigrant populations: King County, Washington, 2006
    Reena K Gulati
    Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Immunization Section, Public Health Seattle and King County, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1687-92. 2009
    ..We investigated an outbreak of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning after a power outage to determine its extent, identify risk factors, and develop prevention measures...
  6. pmc A simulation study comparing aberration detection algorithms for syndromic surveillance
    Michael L Jackson
    Public Health Seattle and King County, 999 Third Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 7:6. 2007
    ..In the largest simulation study conducted to date, we compared the performance of six aberration detection algorithms on simulated outbreaks superimposed on authentic syndromic surveillance data...
  7. doi request reprint Completeness of reporting of rabies postexposure prophylaxis in King County, Washington
    Hanne Thiede
    Communicable Disease Epidemiology and Immunization Section and HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program of Public Health Seattle and King County, Washington, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:448-53. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Collection and integration of clinical data for surveillance
    William B Lober
    Biomedical and Health Informatics, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 107:1211-5. 2004
    ..We describe significant changes made in this "second generation" of our system to improve data quality while complying with privacy and state public health reporting regulations...
  9. pmc Accuracy and cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening by high-risk human papillomavirus DNA testing of self-collected vaginal samples
    Akhila Balasubramanian
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 14:185-95. 2010
    ..Estimate the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of cervical cancer screening strategies based on high-risk human papillomavirus (HPV) DNA testing of self-collected vaginal samples...
  10. ncbi request reprint Obtaining sensitive data through the Web: an example of design and methods
    Atar Baer
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    Epidemiology 13:640-5. 2002
    ..We also discuss compliance, as well as methods for assuring appropriate security, confidentiality and privacy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Maternal, delivery, and perinatal characteristics associated with cryptorchidism: a population-based case-control study among births in Washington State
    Mary Lou Biggs
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Epidemiology 13:197-204. 2002
    ..To identify maternal, perinatal, and delivery characteristics associated with cryptorchidism at birth, we conducted a population-based case-control study using Washington State birth certificates linked to birth hospitalization records...