Melissa K Schaefer

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Outbreaks of Infections Associated With Drug Diversion by US Health Care Personnel
    Melissa K Schaefer
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 89:878-87. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification Codes for reporting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections at a hospital in Illinois
    Melissa K Schaefer
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:463-8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Infection control assessment of ambulatory surgical centers
    Melissa K Schaefer
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop A 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 303:2273-9. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Public perceptions and preferences for patient notification after an unsafe injection
    Amy K Schneider
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Patient Saf 9:8-12. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Patient notification for bloodborne pathogen testing due to unsafe injection practices in the US health care settings, 2001-2011
    Alice Y Guh
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Med Care 50:785-91. 2012
  6. pmc "Never events": hepatitis B outbreaks and patient notifications resulting from unsafe practices during assisted monitoring of blood glucose, 2009-2010
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:1396-402. 2011
  7. doi request reprint US outbreak investigations highlight the need for safe injection practices and basic infection control
    Joseph F Perz
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Prevention and Response Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 14:137-51; x. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus transmissions associated with a portable dental clinic, West Virginia, 2009
    Rachel A Radcliffe
    Dr Radcliffe was with the Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, when the investigation described in this article was conducted She now is a program manager, Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:1110-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infections from unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2007-2008
    Gayle E Fischer
    National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:267-73. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Hospital staff perceptions of a legislative mandate for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening
    Matthew E Wise
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:573-8. 2011

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Outbreaks of Infections Associated With Drug Diversion by US Health Care Personnel
    Melissa K Schaefer
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 89:878-87. 2014
    ..To summarize available information about outbreaks of infections stemming from drug diversion in US health care settings and describe recommended protocols and public health actions...
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification Codes for reporting methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections at a hospital in Illinois
    Melissa K Schaefer
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:463-8. 2010
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  3. ncbi request reprint Infection control assessment of ambulatory surgical centers
    Melissa K Schaefer
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop A 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    JAMA 303:2273-9. 2010
    ..The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) piloted an infection control audit tool in a sample of ASC inspections to assess facility adherence to recommended practices...
  4. ncbi request reprint Public perceptions and preferences for patient notification after an unsafe injection
    Amy K Schneider
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Patient Saf 9:8-12. 2013
    ..Few studies have assessed public perceptions and preferences for patient notification...
  5. doi request reprint Patient notification for bloodborne pathogen testing due to unsafe injection practices in the US health care settings, 2001-2011
    Alice Y Guh
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30030, USA
    Med Care 50:785-91. 2012
    ..Evidence of such infection control lapses has resulted in patient notifications, but the scope and magnitude of these events have not been well characterized...
  6. pmc "Never events": hepatitis B outbreaks and patient notifications resulting from unsafe practices during assisted monitoring of blood glucose, 2009-2010
    Nicola D Thompson
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 5:1396-402. 2011
    ..Here, we highlight several outbreaks and patient notifications due to AMBG, discuss prevention initiatives, and highlight gaps that remain...
  7. doi request reprint US outbreak investigations highlight the need for safe injection practices and basic infection control
    Joseph F Perz
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Prevention and Response Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, MS A 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 14:137-51; x. 2010
    ..This article highlights the importance of basic infection control and the need for increased awareness of safe injection practices...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B virus transmissions associated with a portable dental clinic, West Virginia, 2009
    Rachel A Radcliffe
    Dr Radcliffe was with the Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, when the investigation described in this article was conducted She now is a program manager, Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, Columbia
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:1110-8. 2013
    ..Although hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in dental settings is rare, in 2009 a cluster of acute HBV infections was reported among attendees of a two-day portable dental clinic in West Virginia...
  9. doi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infections from unsafe injection practices at an endoscopy clinic in Las Vegas, Nevada, 2007-2008
    Gayle E Fischer
    National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 51:267-73. 2010
    ..In January 2008, 3 persons with acute hepatitis C who all underwent endoscopy at a single facility in Nevada were identified...
  10. doi request reprint Hospital staff perceptions of a legislative mandate for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus screening
    Matthew E Wise
    Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:573-8. 2011
    ..In August 2007, Illinois passed legislation mandating methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) admission screening for intensive care unit patients. We assessed hospital staff perceptions of the implementation of this law...