- Using Google Flu Trends data in forecasting influenza-like-illness related ED visits in Omaha, NebraskaOzgur M Araz
College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE Electronic address
Am J Emerg Med 32:1016-23. 2014..Forecasting influenza-like-illness (ILI)-related ED visits can significantly help in developing robust resource management strategies at the EDs...
- Simulating school closure policies for cost effective pandemic decision makingOzgur M Araz
College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
BMC Public Health 12:449. 2012..Around the globe, school closures were used sporadically to mitigate the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic. However, such closures can detrimentally impact economic and social life...
- Geographic prioritization of distributing pandemic influenza vaccinesOzgur M Araz
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, Omaha, NE, USA
Health Care Manag Sci 15:175-87. 2012..However, when we consider reductions in both the attack rate and the waiting period for those seeking vaccines, the widely adopted pro rata policy (distributing according to population size) is also predicted to be an effective strategy...