W Katherine Yih

Summary

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

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi National Bioterrorism Syndromic Surveillance Demonstration Program
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:43-9. 2004
  3. doi 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
  4. pmc A flexibly shaped space-time scan statistic for disease outbreak detection and monitoring
    Kunihiko Takahashi
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
    Int J Health Geogr 7:14. 2008
  5. pmc Distributed data processing for public health surveillance
    Ross Lazarus
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:235. 2006
  6. 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
  7. pmc Evaluating real-time syndromic surveillance signals from ambulatory care data in four states
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:111-20. 2010
  8. doi 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
  9. pmc The incidence of varicella and herpes zoster in Massachusetts as measured by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) during a period of increasing varicella vaccine coverage, 1998-2003
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:68. 2005
  10. pmc Integrating clinical practice and public health surveillance using electronic medical record systems
    Michael Klompas
    Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S325-32. 2012

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi National Bioterrorism Syndromic Surveillance Demonstration Program
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 53:43-9. 2004
    ..Ongoing activities include evaluating the system's ability to detect naturally occurring outbreaks and simulated terrorism events, automating and testing alerts and response capability, and evaluating alternative data sources...
  3. doi 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...
  4. pmc A flexibly shaped space-time scan statistic for disease outbreak detection and monitoring
    Kunihiko Takahashi
    Department of Technology Assessment and Biostatistics, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
    Int J Health Geogr 7:14. 2008
    ..In particular, some spatial scan statistics are aimed at detecting irregularly shaped clusters which may not be detected by the circular spatial scan statistic...
  5. pmc Distributed data processing for public health surveillance
    Ross Lazarus
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 6:235. 2006
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  6. 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...
  7. pmc Evaluating real-time syndromic surveillance signals from ambulatory care data in four states
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, 133 Brookline Ave, 6th Floor, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:111-20. 2010
    ..We evaluated a real-time ambulatory care-based syndromic surveillance system in four metropolitan areas of the United States...
  8. doi 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...
  9. pmc The incidence of varicella and herpes zoster in Massachusetts as measured by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) during a period of increasing varicella vaccine coverage, 1998-2003
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:68. 2005
    ..While varicella incidence would be expected to decrease, mathematical models predict an initial increase in herpes zoster incidence if re-exposure to varicella protects against reactivation of the varicella zoster virus...
  10. pmc Integrating clinical practice and public health surveillance using electronic medical record systems
    Michael Klompas
    Harvard Medical School, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:S325-32. 2012
    ..The ESP platform provides live, automated surveillance for notifiable diseases, influenza-like illness, and diabetes prevalence, care, and complications. Results are automatically transmitted to state health departments...
  11. doi Accuracy of data on influenza vaccination status at four Vaccine Safety Datalink sites
    Sharon K Greene
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, Massachusetts 02215 3920, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:552-5. 2009
    ..Studies of influenza vaccination using electronic medical records rely on accurate classification of vaccination status. Vaccinations not entered into electronic records would be unavailable for study...
  12. 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...
  13. doi Guillain-Barré syndrome incidence in a large United States cohort (2000-2009)
    Irene M Shui
    Department of Population Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 39:109-15. 2012
    ..We describe the incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) in a large United States cohort...
  14. pmc Automated influenza-like illness reporting-an efficient adjunct to traditional sentinel surveillance
    W Katherine Yih
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Boston, MA
    Public Health Rep 129:55-63. 2014
    ..We compared an electronic health record-based influenza-like illness (ILI) surveillance system with manual sentinel surveillance and virologic data to evaluate the utility of the automated system for routine ILI surveillance...
  15. pmc Telephone triage service data for detection of influenza-like illness
    W Katherine Yih
    Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Boston, MA, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e5260. 2009
    ..Nontraditional sources of data for influenza and ILI surveillance are of interest to public health authorities if their validity can be established...
  16. doi Integrating clinical practice and public health surveillance using electronic medical record systems
    Michael Klompas
    Harvard Medical School and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute, Department of Population Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Prev Med 42:S154-62. 2012
    ..The ESP platform provides live, automated surveillance for notifiable diseases, influenza-like illness, and diabetes prevalence, care, and complications. Results are automatically transmitted to state health departments...
  17. 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
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  18. ncbi Increasing evidence of immunity to varicella among children in Massachusetts, 1999-2003
    Adriana S Lopez
    National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:232-6. 2006
    ..This study examines the effect of early implementation of daycare and school-entry requirements for varicella vaccination on recorded varicella immunity of preschool and school-aged children in Massachusetts...
  19. ncbi Multi-syndrome analysis of time series using PCA: a new concept for outbreak investigation
    Mojdeh Mohtashemi
    MITRE Corporation, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
    Stat Med 26:5203-24. 2007
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