Tracy A Lieu

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Affiliation: Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Collaborations in population-based health research: the 17th annual HMO Research Network Conference, March 23-25, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Center for Child Health Care Studies, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Med Res 9:137-40. 2011
  2. doi Willingness to pay for a QALY based on community member and patient preferences for temporary health states associated with herpes zoster
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:1005-16. 2009
  3. ncbi Real-time vaccine safety surveillance for the early detection of adverse events
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:S89-95. 2007
  4. ncbi Overcoming economic barriers to the optimal use of vaccines
    Tracy A Lieu
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:666-79. 2005
  5. ncbi Emerging issues in vaccine economics: perspectives from the USA
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 1:433-42. 2002
  6. pmc Consumer awareness and strategies among families with high-deductible health plans
    Tracy A Lieu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:249-54. 2010
  7. ncbi Cultural competence policies and other predictors of asthma care quality for Medicaid-insured children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e102-10. 2004
  8. ncbi Mothers' and clinicians' perspectives on breastfeeding counseling during routine preventive visits
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e405-11. 2004
  9. doi Asthma care quality for children with minority-serving providers
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:38-45. 2010
  10. doi Trends in otitis media treatment failure and relapse
    Colin M Sox
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 121:674-9. 2008

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  1. pmc Collaborations in population-based health research: the 17th annual HMO Research Network Conference, March 23-25, 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Center for Child Health Care Studies, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Med Res 9:137-40. 2011
    ....
  2. doi Willingness to pay for a QALY based on community member and patient preferences for temporary health states associated with herpes zoster
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:1005-16. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi Real-time vaccine safety surveillance for the early detection of adverse events
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 45:S89-95. 2007
    ..Sequential testing procedures are needed to detect vaccine or drug safety problems as soon as possible after introduction...
  4. ncbi Overcoming economic barriers to the optimal use of vaccines
    Tracy A Lieu
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:666-79. 2005
    ..Partnerships between philanthropy and public resources have made progress in addressing gaps in vaccine financing and development for developing countries, but much remains to be done...
  5. ncbi Emerging issues in vaccine economics: perspectives from the USA
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Expert Rev Vaccines 1:433-42. 2002
    ..To optimize the usefulness of vaccine economics research, conceptual issues, such as how to set values for the prevention of illness and how to maximize social equity through investments in vaccines, must be addressed...
  6. pmc Consumer awareness and strategies among families with high-deductible health plans
    Tracy A Lieu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:249-54. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi Cultural competence policies and other predictors of asthma care quality for Medicaid-insured children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e102-10. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to identify practice-site policies and features associated with quality of care for Medicaid-insured children with asthma...
  8. ncbi Mothers' and clinicians' perspectives on breastfeeding counseling during routine preventive visits
    Elsie M Taveras
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e405-11. 2004
    ..Little is known, however, about the counseling provided during these visits and how mothers and their clinicians perceive breastfeeding counseling...
  9. doi Asthma care quality for children with minority-serving providers
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:38-45. 2010
    ..To compare asthma care quality for children with and without minority-serving providers...
  10. doi Trends in otitis media treatment failure and relapse
    Colin M Sox
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 121:674-9. 2008
    ....
  11. pmc Health benefits, risks, and cost-effectiveness of influenza vaccination of children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1548-58. 2006
    ..Thus, routine vaccination of all children is likely less cost-effective than vaccination of all children ages 6-23 months plus all other children at high risk...
  12. pmc Outcomes after periodic use of inhaled corticosteroids in children
    Ann Chen Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Asthma 46:517-22. 2009
    ..However, scant information exists on the clinical outcomes of children with asthma who are using inhaled corticosteroids on a periodic basis in real-world settings...
  13. ncbi Community and patient values for preventing herpes zoster
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:235-49. 2008
    ....
  14. doi Active surveillance for adverse events: the experience of the Vaccine Safety Datalink project
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 127:S54-64. 2011
    ..To describe the Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) project's experience with population-based, active surveillance for vaccine safety and draw lessons that may be useful for similar efforts...
  15. doi Risk of adverse events following oseltamivir treatment in influenza outpatients, Vaccine Safety Datalink Project, 2007-2010
    Sharon K Greene
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 3920, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:335-44. 2013
    ..We assessed oseltamivir safety before and during the pandemic using biologically plausible risk intervals, particularly focusing on psychiatric events...
  16. ncbi Risk of confirmed Guillain-Barre syndrome following receipt of monovalent inactivated influenza A (H1N1) and seasonal influenza vaccines in the Vaccine Safety Datalink Project, 2009-2010
    Sharon K Greene
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1100-9. 2012
    ..1 cases per million doses, 95% confidence interval: -3.1, 5.4). Further evaluation to assess GBS risk following both vaccination and respiratory infection is warranted...
  17. ncbi Surveillance for adverse events following receipt of pandemic 2009 H1N1 vaccine in the Post-Licensure Rapid Immunization Safety Monitoring (PRISM) System, 2009-2010
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:1120-8. 2012
    ..The study did not control for infection prior to Guillain-Barré syndrome, which may have been a confounder. The risks of other health outcomes of interest were generally not significantly elevated after 2009 H1N1 vaccination...
  18. pmc Impact of the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on immunization coverage among infants
    Nancy D Lin
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 5:43. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether introduction of PCV affected immunization coverage for recommended childhood vaccinations among 13-month olds in four large provider groups...
  19. ncbi Gaps in vaccine financing for underinsured children in the United States
    Grace M Lee
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    JAMA 298:638-43. 2007
    ..In 2000, approximately 14% of children were underinsured for vaccines in the United States...
  20. doi Nearly half of families in high-deductible health plans whose members have chronic conditions face substantial financial burden
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:322-31. 2011
    ..As health reform efforts advance, policy makers must consider how to modify high-deductible plans to reduce the financial burden for families with chronic conditions...
  21. ncbi Pediatricians' self-reported clinical practices and adherence to national immunization guidelines after the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Karen C Lee
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 158:695-701. 2004
    ..Little is known about whether pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) has altered pediatricians' practices regarding well-child and acute care...
  22. pmc High-deductible health plans: are vulnerable families enrolled?
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th floor Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e589-94. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the characteristics of families who have children and switch to high-deductible health plans with those who stay in traditional plans...
  23. ncbi Pertussis in adolescents and adults: should we vaccinate?
    Grace M Lee
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1675-84. 2005
    ..Combined acellular pertussis vaccines for adolescents and adults are available in Canada, Australia, and Germany and may soon be considered for use in the United States...
  24. pmc Values for preventing influenza-related morbidity and vaccine adverse events in children
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:18. 2005
    ....
  25. ncbi Multiple vaccinations and the risk of medically attended fever
    Nancy D Lin
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Vaccine 28:4169-74. 2010
    ..These findings offer reassurance that the multiple vaccinations introduced during the decade studied were not associated with increases in medically attended fever...
  26. ncbi Effects on breastfeeding of changes in maternity length-of-stay policy in a large health maintenance organization
    Jeanne M Madden
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 111:519-24. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects on breastfeeding rates of a private-sector early discharge program and a subsequent government mandate guaranteeing 48 hours of hospital coverage...
  27. pmc Use of well-child visits in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Fl, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:833-40. 2010
    ..To examine how enrollment in high-deductible health plans (HDHPs) affects use of well-child visits relative to traditional plans, when preventive care is exempt from the deductible...
  28. ncbi Improving the management of chronic disease at community health centers
    Bruce E Landon
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:921-34. 2007
    ....
  29. doi Financial barriers to the adoption of combination vaccines by pediatricians
    Courtney A Gidengil
    Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:1138-44. 2010
    ..To describe the prevalence of combination vaccine use and the associated financial barriers faced by pediatric practices, and to identify determinants of adoption of combination vaccines...
  30. doi Modifiable risk factors for suboptimal control and controller medication underuse among children with asthma
    Lauren A Smith
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 122:760-9. 2008
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  31. ncbi Influenza vaccination among children with asthma in medicaid managed care
    Sangeeth K Gnanasekaran
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:1-7. 2006
    ..To describe influenza vaccination rates and identify risk factors for missing vaccination among children with asthma in managed Medicaid...
  32. doi Predictive value of seizure ICD-9 codes for vaccine safety research
    Irene M Shui
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, United States
    Vaccine 27:5307-12. 2009
    ..In conclusion, when using ICD-9 codes to identify seizure outcomes, restricting to the ED and inpatient settings of diagnosis may result in less biased preliminary analyses and more efficient vaccine safety studies...
  33. doi Impact of health disparities collaboratives on racial/ethnic and insurance disparities in US community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:279-86. 2010
    ..The Health Resources and Services Administration Health Disparities Collaboratives (HDCs) were developed to improve care for chronic medical conditions in community health centers (CHCs)...
  34. doi Near real-time vaccine safety surveillance with partially accrued data
    Sharon K Greene
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:583-90. 2011
    ..We describe practical solutions to these challenges, which were adopted by the VSD Project during pandemic and seasonal influenza vaccine safety surveillance in 2009/2010...
  35. pmc Variation in hepatitis B immunization coverage rates associated with provider practices after the temporary suspension of the birth dose
    Nancy D Lin
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:31. 2006
    ....
  36. ncbi Non-traditional settings for influenza vaccination of adults: costs and cost effectiveness
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pharmacoeconomics 26:163-78. 2008
    ..All analyses are from the US societal perspective...
  37. pmc Racial/Ethnic variation in parent perceptions of asthma
    Ann Chen Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215 5301, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 8:89-97. 2008
    ....
  38. ncbi Cost effectiveness of pertussis vaccination in adults
    Grace M Lee
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:186-193. 2007
    ..Newly available data on pertussis incidence were used to evaluate the cost effectiveness of one-time adult vaccination and adult vaccination with decennial boosters...
  39. pmc Using electronic medical records to enhance detection and reporting of vaccine adverse events
    Virginia L Hinrichsen
    Dept of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 14:731-5. 2007
    ..By coupling simplified reporting with the initial prompt, clinicians can consider and report a vaccine adverse event electronically in a few moments during the office visit...
  40. ncbi Length-of-stay policies and ascertainment of postdischarge problems in newborns
    Jeanne M Madden
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:42-9. 2004
    ..We tested the hypothesis that heightened postdischarge ascertainment (rather than short stays) is responsible for apparent increases in these outcomes...
  41. pmc Reliability of a patient survey assessing cost-related changes in health care use among high deductible health plan enrollees
    Robert B Penfold
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:133. 2011
    ..Despite the widespread use of survey questions to measure changes in health care use and related behaviors, scant data exists on the reliability of such questions...
  42. pmc Some families who purchased health coverage through the Massachusetts Connector wound up with high financial burdens
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Population Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 32:974-83. 2013
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  43. pmc Delayed and forgone care for families with chronic conditions in high-deductible health plans
    Alison A Galbraith
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1105-11. 2012
    ..Individuals with chronic conditions are at particular risk for increased out-of-pocket costs in HDHPs and resulting cost-related underuse of essential health care...
  44. doi Health-related quality of life in adolescents with or at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Erinn T Rhodes
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr 160:911-7. 2012
    ..To evaluate how adolescents with or at risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and their parent/guardians (parents) perceive adolescents' health-related quality of life...
  45. ncbi Opinions and practices of clinicians associated with continuation of exclusive breastfeeding
    Elsie M Taveras
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Center for Child Health Care Studies, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e283-90. 2004
    ..Unfortunately, little information is available on how clinicians and health care organizations can best promote continuation of exclusive breastfeeding...
  46. doi H1N1 and seasonal influenza vaccine safety in the vaccine safety datalink project
    Grace M Lee
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 41:121-8. 2011
    ..A robust influenza immunization program in the U.S. requires ongoing monitoring of potential adverse events associated with vaccination...
  47. ncbi Incidence of outpatient visits and hospitalizations related to influenza in infants and young children
    Megan A O'Brien
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:585-93. 2004
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  48. ncbi Preferences and willingness to pay for health states prevented by pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
    Lisa A Prosser
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 113:283-90. 2004
    ..To measure parents' and other adults' values for preventing disease associated with pneumococcal infection and to evaluate how including these values changes the economic appraisal of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine...
  49. ncbi Immunization status among children newly enrolled in a health plan: a new frontier for quality measurement?
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass 02215, USA
    Am J Manag Care 9:121-7. 2003
    ..The current inclusion criterion is > or = 12 months of continuous enrollment. The new recommendation would expand the assessment population to include children with more recent enrollment...
  50. ncbi Post-licensure rapid immunization safety monitoring program (PRISM) data characterization
    Meghan A Baker
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, United States Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:K98-112. 2013
    ..FDA sought to assess the surveillance capabilities of this large claims-based distributed database for vaccine safety surveillance by characterizing the underlying data...
  51. doi Patterns in influenza antiviral medication use before and during the 2009 H1N1 pandemic, Vaccine Safety Datalink Project, 2000-2010
    Sharon K Greene
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215 3920, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:e143-51. 2012
    ..Little information is available on clinician adherence to these recommendations. We characterized population-based outpatient antiviral medication usage, including diagnosis and testing practices, before and during the pandemic...
  52. doi Parental and societal values for the risks and benefits of childhood combination vaccines
    Courtney Gidengil
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship, Boston, MA, United States
    Vaccine 30:3445-52. 2012
    ..However, possible drawbacks include higher prices, extra doses of vaccine antigens and increased minor adverse events. Our objective was to measure parental and societal values for attributes of childhood combination vaccines...
  53. doi Preferences for type 2 diabetes health states among adolescents with or at risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Erinn T Rhodes
    Division of Endocrinology, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Diabetes 12:724-32. 2011
    ..We evaluated how adolescents with or at risk of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and their parent/guardians (parents) value health states associated with T2DM...
  54. doi Financial barriers to implementing combination vaccines: perspectives from pediatricians and policy makers
    Courtney A Gidengil
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 48:539-47. 2009
    ..Financial issues for pediatric practices that purchase and provide vaccines for children may be an important barrier to offering combination vaccines...
  55. ncbi Clinician support and psychosocial risk factors associated with breastfeeding discontinuation
    Elsie M Taveras
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Children s Hospital of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 112:108-15. 2003
    ....
  56. pmc Attitudes of healthcare workers in U.S. hospitals regarding smallpox vaccination
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 3:20. 2003
    ..Vaccination is voluntary, and it is unknown what factors drive vaccine acceptance. This study's aims were to estimate the proportion of workers willing to accept vaccination and to identify factors likely to influence their decisions...
  57. pmc Asthma self-assessment in a Medicaid population
    Ann C Wu
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:244. 2009
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  58. pmc Near real-time surveillance for influenza vaccine safety: proof-of-concept in the Vaccine Safety Datalink Project
    Sharon K Greene
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Institute, 133 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 3920, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:177-88. 2010
    ..Near real-time surveillance for selected adverse events can be implemented prospectively to rapidly assess seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccine safety...
  59. ncbi Impact of early newborn discharge legislation and early follow-up visits on infant outcomes in a state Medicaid population
    Ellen Meara
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115 5899, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1619-27. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the impact of 1) legislation mandating coverage of minimum postnatal hospital stays and 2) early follow-up visits by the age of 4 days on infant outcomes during the first month of life...
  60. ncbi Underuse of controller medications among Medicaid-insured children with asthma
    Jonathan A Finkelstein
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:562-7. 2002
    ..Although studies suggest low rates of controller use, little is known about predictors of underuse among low-income children in whom asthma morbidity is greatest...
  61. doi Financing and systems barriers to seasonal influenza vaccine delivery in community settings
    Robert B Penfold
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and Harvard Medical School, United States
    Vaccine 29:9632-9. 2011
    ..Community settings have become increasingly important venues for influenza vaccination. We sought to identify barriers to and solutions for expanding influenza vaccination in community settings...
  62. ncbi An assessment of the safety of adolescent and adult tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, using active surveillance for adverse events in the Vaccine Safety Datalink
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Vaccine 27:4257-62. 2009
    ..5-2 for the other outcomes. This study provides reassurance that Tdap is similar in safety to Td regarding the outcomes studied and supports the viability of sequential analysis for post-licensure vaccine safety monitoring...
  63. ncbi Adoption of reminder and recall messages for immunizations by pediatricians and public health clinics
    Cheryl D Tierney
    Harvard Combined Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1076-82. 2003
    ....
  64. doi Periodic use of inhaled steroids in children with mild persistent asthma: what are pediatricians recommending?
    Gregory S Sawicki
    Harvard Pediatric Health Services Research Fellowship Program, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:446-51. 2008
    ..2-0.6) for mild persistent asthma. Further research is needed on the effectiveness of periodic ICS use for children with mild persistent asthma and on underlying reasons for differing provider practice patterns...
  65. pmc Health-state valuations for pertussis: methods for valuing short-term health states
    Grace M Lee
    Center for Child Health Care Studies, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 3:17. 2005
    ..S. Our objectives were: (1) to describe patient valuations of pertussis disease and vaccination; and (2) to compare valuations for short-term and long-term health states associated with pertussis...
  66. ncbi Cost effectiveness of hepatitis B vaccination at HIV counseling and testing sites
    Sun Young Kim
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:498-506. 2006
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  67. ncbi Pediatricians' views on financial barriers and values for pneumococcal vaccine for children
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, 133 Brookline Avenue, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 2:358-66. 2002
    ..To 1) describe barriers to pneumococcal conjugate vaccine adoption and 2) estimate the value of the vaccine based on pediatricians' responses to willingness-to-pay questions...
  68. ncbi The projected health benefits of maternal group B streptococcal vaccination in the era of chemoprophylaxis
    Anushua Sinha
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vaccine 23:3187-95. 2005
    ..Maternal GBS vaccination is predicted to prevent more cases of neonatal GBS disease than current practice and would prevent approximately one in 25 very preterm births...
  69. pmc Comparative effectiveness research in lung diseases and sleep disorders: recommendations from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute workshop
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 184:848-56. 2011
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  70. ncbi Families' health-related social problems and missed referral opportunities
    Eric W Fleegler
    Division of Emergency Medicine, MA 001, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1332-41. 2007
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  71. ncbi Effects of a law against early postpartum discharge on newborn follow-up, adverse events, and HMO expenditures
    Jeanne M Madden
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:2031-8. 2002
    ..We evaluated the effects of an early-discharge protocol (a hospital stay of one postpartum night plus a home visit) in a health maintenance organization (HMO) and a subsequent state law guaranteeing a 48-hour hospital stay...
  72. ncbi The quality of chronic disease care in U.S. community health centers
    LeRoi S Hicks
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1712-23. 2006
    ..Although the quality of chronic disease care in CHCs compares favorably with that of care received in other settings, gaps in quality were observed for the uninsured...
  73. ncbi Preventing stroke among children with sickle cell anemia: an analysis of strategies that involve transcranial Doppler testing and chronic transfusion
    Maitreyi Mazumdar
    Department of Neurology, Children s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1107-16. 2007
    ..Uncertainty about the risk/benefit trade-offs of chronic transfusion has led some clinicians to decide not to offer transcranial Doppler ultrasonography screening...
  74. ncbi Racial/ethnic variation in asthma status and management practices among children in managed medicaid
    Tracy A Lieu
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 109:857-65. 2002
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  75. ncbi Projected cost-effectiveness of statewide universal newborn hearing screening
    Ron Keren
    Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 110:855-64. 2002
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  76. ncbi Use of asthma medication dispensing patterns to predict risk of adverse health outcomes: a study of Medicaid-insured children in managed care programs
    Harold J Farber
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Vallejo, California 94589 2485, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:319-28. 2004
    ..Regular use of inhaled anti-inflammatory (AI) medication improves outcomes for children with persistent asthma...
  77. ncbi Safety of thimerosal-containing vaccines: a two-phased study of computerized health maintenance organization databases
    Thomas Verstraeten
    Epidemic Intelligence Service Program, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Pediatrics 112:1039-48. 2003
    ..To assess the possible toxicity of thimerosal-containing vaccines (TCVs) among infants...
  78. ncbi Strategies for surveying families of Medicaid-insured children by telephone
    Nancy G Jensvold
    Kaiser Permanente, Division of Research, Oakland, CA, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:17-22. 2003
  79. ncbi Misunderstanding of asthma controller medications: association with nonadherence
    Harold J Farber
    Department of Pediatrics, Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center, Vallejo, California 94589, USA
    J Asthma 40:17-25. 2003
    ..This study's aims are to 1) test the hypothesis that misunderstanding is associated with decreased adherence to its daily use and 2) identify factors associated with increased risk of misunderstanding...
  80. ncbi Newborn hearing screening: recommendations and rationale
    Alfred O Berg
    Am J Nurs 102:83-9. 2002
  81. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in the prevention of child mortality: an international economic analysis
    Anushua Sinha
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark NJ 07101, USA
    Lancet 369:389-96. 2007
    ..Our aim was to incorporate these data into an economic analysis of pneumococcal vaccination of infants in countries eligible for financial support from the Global Alliance for Vaccines & Immunization (GAVI)...
  82. ncbi Comparing the medical expenses of adults with Medicaid and commercial insurance in a health maintenance organization
    G Thomas Ray
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Northern California Region, Oakland, California, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 14:420-35. 2003
    ..The costs of Medicaid-insured adults were substantially higher than those of commercially insured adults; these differences were likely due to higher rates of pregnancy and to worse health status among the Medicaid cohort...
  83. ncbi Early thimerosal exposure and neuropsychological outcomes at 7 to 10 years
    William W Thompson
    National Center for Immunizations and Respiratory Diseases, Influenza Division, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1281-92. 2007
    ..It has been hypothesized that early exposure to thimerosal, a mercury-containing preservative used in vaccines and immune globulin preparations, is associated with neuropsychological deficits in children...
  84. pmc Variability in asthma care and services for low-income populations among practice sites in managed Medicaid systems
    Paula Lozano
    Center for Health Studies, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1563-78. 2003
    ..To characterize and describe variability in processes of asthma care and services tailored for low-income populations in practice sites participating in Medicaid managed care (MMC)...
  85. pmc Patterns of concordance and non-concordance with clinician recommendations and parents' explanatory models in children with asthma
    Barbara G Bokhour
    Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, ENRM Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Bedford, MA 01742, United States
    Patient Educ Couns 70:376-85. 2008
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  86. ncbi Prevention of herpes zoster: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
    Rafael Harpaz
    Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 57:1-30; quiz CE2-4. 2008
    ..Before administration of zoster vaccine, patients do not need to be asked about their history of varicella (chickenpox) or to have serologic testing conducted to determine varicella immunity...