John M Neff
Affiliation: Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
- Identifying and classifying children with chronic conditions using administrative data with the clinical risk group classification systemJohn M Neff
Center for Children with Special Needs, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE MS CM 09, Seattle, WA 98105 5371, USA
Ambul Pediatr 2:71-9. 2002..To identify and categorize children with chronic health conditions using administrative data...
- Smallpox and smallpox vaccinationJohn M Neff
N Engl J Med 348:1920-5; author reply 1920-5. 2003
- Smallpox vaccination: a review, part I. Background, vaccination technique, normal vaccination and revaccination, and expected normal reactionsVincent A Fulginiti
Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Clin Infect Dis 37:241-50. 2003..The characteristics of smallpox vaccine, the technique of administration, and the expected reactions to primary vaccination and revaccination are outlined in this article...
- Smallpox vaccination: a review, part II. Adverse eventsVincent A Fulginiti
Department of Pediatrics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
Clin Infect Dis 37:251-71. 2003..Full understanding of the spectrum of adverse events and of their cause, frequency, identification, prevention, and treatment is imperative. This article describes known and suspected adverse events occurring after smallpox vaccination...
- Smallpox vaccine: problems and prospectsGregory A Poland
Mayo Vaccine Research Group, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 611C Guggenheim Building, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 23:731-43. 2003....
- Trends in pediatric hospitalizations of children in washington state by insurance and chronic condition status, 1991-1998John M Neff
Center for Children with Special Needs, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, CM 09, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:703-9. 2002..To examine the possible impact of changes in the organization and management of the Medicaid program on hospitalization patterns for children with chronic and nonchronic conditions between January 1, 1991, and December 31, 1998...
- Contact vaccinia--transmission of vaccinia from smallpox vaccinationJohn M Neff
Center for Children with Special Needs, Children s Hospital, and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine, 4800 Sand Point Way NE, CM 09, Seattle, WA 98105 0371, USA
JAMA 288:1901-5. 2002
- Profile of medical charges for children by health status group and severity level in a Washington State Health PlanJohn M Neff
Center for Children with Special Needs, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
Health Serv Res 39:73-89. 2004..Data Sources Enrollment, claims, and charges data from a Washington State health plan. The study population includes all children ages 0 to 18 years during calendar year 1999...
- Using medical billing data to evaluate chronically ill children over timeJohn M Neff
Center for Children with Special Needs, Children s Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle, 98101, USA
J Ambul Care Manage 29:283-90. 2006..The least stable were those with minor and moderate/dominant major chronic conditions. Overall, 73.1% (1,706) of the children with chronic conditions in year 1 improved in status, and 5.7% (133) progressed to more complex conditions...
- Characteristics of deaths occurring in children's hospitals: implications for supportive care servicesChris Feudtner
Child Health Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98103 8552, USA
Pediatrics 109:887-93. 2002..End-of-life care is an important yet underdeveloped component of pediatric hospital services...
- Identifying children with lifelong chronic conditions for care coordination by using hospital discharge dataJohn M Neff
Center for Children with Special Needs, Seattle Children s Hospital, Seattle, Wash 98101, USA
Acad Pediatr 10:417-23. 2010..Children with lifelong chronic conditions (LLCC) are costly, of low prevalence, and a high proportion of patients at children's hospitals. Few methods identify these patients...
- Obesity in pediatric specialty clinics: an underestimated comorbidityJoyce P Yi-Frazier
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 51:1056-62. 2012..a) To examine the prevalence of obesity across 31 subspecialties in a tertiary care children's hospital and (b) to examine the percentage of obesity-specified diagnosis codes used for obese patient visits...
- Clinical Risk Groups (CRGs): a classification system for risk-adjusted capitation-based payment and health care managementJohn S Hughes
Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Med Care 42:81-90. 2004....
- Hospital care for children and young adults in the last year of life: a population-based studyChris Feudtner
Pediatric Advanced Care Team and the Pediatric Generalists Research Group, Division of General Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
BMC Med 1:3. 2003..We also determined the proportion with complex chronic conditions (CCCs) and tested whether the use of hospital services increased as the date of death drew nearer...
- Paid family leave for parents of chronically ill childrenJohn M Neff
JAMA 300:1080-1. 2008
- Eczema vaccinatum as an adverse event following exposure to vaccinia virus: case definition & guidelines of data collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety dataPatricia Nell
Airforce Reserve Command, United States Air Force, Sturgeon Bay, WI, USA
Vaccine 25:5725-34. 2007
- Technology-dependency among patients discharged from a children's hospital: a retrospective cohort studyChris Feudtner
Pediatric Advanced Care Team, Integrated Care Service, and Pediatric Generalist Research Group, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA
BMC Pediatr 5:8. 2005..We assessed the proportion of children discharged from a children's hospital who are judged to be TD, and determined the most common devices and number of prescription medications at the time of discharge...
- The US smallpox vaccination program: a review of a large modern era smallpox vaccination implementation programGregory A Poland
Mayo Vaccine Research Group, and Department of Medicine, Program in Translational Immunovirology and Biodefense, 611 C Guggenheim Building, 200 First Street, SW, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, MN, USA
Vaccine 23:2078-81. 2005..These results should inform current and future vaccinia vaccination programs and provide a historical rate of complications against which candidate vaccine side-effects can be compared in future clinical trials...