Elena Savoia

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A consensus process on the use of exercises and after action reports to assess and improve public health emergency preparedness and response
    Elena Savoia
    Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:305-8. 2013
  2. pmc Use of after action reports (AARs) to promote organizational and systems learning in emergency preparedness
    Elena Savoia
    Department of Biostatistics and Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2949-63. 2012
  3. pmc Predictors of knowledge of H1N1 infection and transmission in the U.S. population
    Elena Savoia
    Department of Biostatistics and Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:328. 2012
  4. doi request reprint A toolkit to assess Medical Reserve Corps units' performance
    Elena Savoia
    Harvard School of Public Health Center for Public Health Preparedness, Landmark Center, 3rd Floor E, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 4:213-9. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Inter-agency communication and operations capabilities during a hospital functional exercise: reliability and validity of a measurement tool
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:52-8. 2010
  6. pmc Public health emergency preparedness at the local level: results of a national survey
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1909-24. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Public health systems research in emergency preparedness: a review of the literature
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:150-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Impact of tabletop exercises on participants' knowledge of and confidence in legal authorities for infectious disease emergencies
    Elena Savoia
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:104-10. 2009
  9. pmc Assessing public health capabilities during emergency preparedness tabletop exercises: reliability and validity of a measurement tool
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:138-48. 2009
  10. pmc Risk-communication capability for public health emergencies varies by community diversity
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Res Notes 1:6. 2008

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Publications17

  1. doi request reprint A consensus process on the use of exercises and after action reports to assess and improve public health emergency preparedness and response
    Elena Savoia
    Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 28:305-8. 2013
    ..The scope of this project was to achieve consensus on: (1) what makes an exercise an effective tool to assess PHEP; and (2) what makes an AAR an effective tool to guide PHEP improvement efforts...
  2. pmc Use of after action reports (AARs) to promote organizational and systems learning in emergency preparedness
    Elena Savoia
    Department of Biostatistics and Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Landmark Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2949-63. 2012
    ..We also strove to identify the limitations of systematic learning that can be achieved due to existing weaknesses in the way AARs are developed...
  3. pmc Predictors of knowledge of H1N1 infection and transmission in the U.S. population
    Elena Savoia
    Department of Biostatistics and Division of Policy Translation and Leadership Development, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:328. 2012
    ..S. households...
  4. doi request reprint A toolkit to assess Medical Reserve Corps units' performance
    Elena Savoia
    Harvard School of Public Health Center for Public Health Preparedness, Landmark Center, 3rd Floor E, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 4:213-9. 2010
    ..This study aimed to develop a toolkit for MRC coordinators to assess and monitor volunteer units' performance and identify barriers limiting volunteerism...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inter-agency communication and operations capabilities during a hospital functional exercise: reliability and validity of a measurement tool
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:52-8. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of a qualitative performance assessment tool designed to measure hospitals' communication and operational capabilities during a functional exercise...
  6. pmc Public health emergency preparedness at the local level: results of a national survey
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Health Serv Res 44:1909-24. 2009
    ..To study the relationship between elements of public health infrastructure and local public health emergency preparedness (PHEP)...
  7. doi request reprint Public health systems research in emergency preparedness: a review of the literature
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:150-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic literature review in order to identify and characterize the PHSR literature produced in the U.S. in the past 11 years in the field of public health emergency preparedness...
  8. doi request reprint Impact of tabletop exercises on participants' knowledge of and confidence in legal authorities for infectious disease emergencies
    Elena Savoia
    Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:104-10. 2009
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  9. pmc Assessing public health capabilities during emergency preparedness tabletop exercises: reliability and validity of a measurement tool
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:138-48. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a valid and reliable self-assessment performance measurement tool for tabletop exercise participants...
  10. pmc Risk-communication capability for public health emergencies varies by community diversity
    Elena Savoia
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    BMC Res Notes 1:6. 2008
    ..This study explores the relationship between risk-communication capabilities, as perceived by public officials participating in emergency tabletop exercises, and community size and diversity...
  11. pmc Assessing the construct validity of the Italian version of the EQ-5D: preliminary results from a cross-sectional study in North Italy
    Elena Savoia
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:47. 2006
    ..For this reason instruments such as the SF-12 and EQ-5D have been widely proposed as assessment tools to monitor changes in HR-QOL in general populations and very recently in general practice settings as well..
  12. pmc Public health emergency preparedness exercises: lessons learned
    Paul D Biddinger
    Harvard School of Public Health Center for Public Health Preparedness, 677 Huntington Ave, Landmark Center, 3rd Floor East, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:100-6. 2010
    ....
  13. pmc On linkages: using exercises to identify systems-level preparedness challenges
    Paul D Biddinger
    Center for Public Health Prepadness CPHP, Division of Public Health Practice, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 123:96-101. 2008
  14. doi request reprint Emergency medical consequence planning and management for national special security events after September 11: Boston 2004
    Kristy A Kade
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:166-73. 2008
    ..Lessons learned from enhanced medical planning for the 2004 DNC may serve as an effective model for future mass gathering events...
  15. ncbi request reprint "Operation Helping Hands": Massachusetts health and medical response to Hurricane Katrina
    Suzanne Condon
    Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:80-6. 2010
    ..Operation Helping Hands represents the largest medical response to evacuees in recent Massachusetts history...
  16. pmc Development of a survey instrument to measure connectivity to evaluate national public health preparedness and response performance
    Barry C Dorn
    Program on Health Care Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Dr, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:329-38. 2007
    ..To focus evaluation on the latter, we evaluated the linkages among individuals, organizations, and systems using the construct of "connectivity" and developed a measurement instrument...
  17. ncbi request reprint Persistent geographical disparities in infant mortality rates in Italy (1999-2001): comparison with France, England, Germany, and Portugal
    Maria Pia Fantini
    Department of Medicine, Public Health, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy
    Eur J Public Health 16:429-32. 2006
    ..Infant mortality rate (IMR) is used as a population health indicator. We provide an updated description of temporal and geographical trends of IMR in Italy...