Affiliation: Cornell University
- Vaccination against 2009 pandemic H1N1 in a population dynamical model of Vancouver, Canada: timing is everythingJessica M Conway
Division of Mathematical Modeling, University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, 655 West 12th Avenue, V5Z 4R4 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
BMC Public Health 11:932. 2011..We adapted a city-level contact network model to study different campaigns on influenza morbidity and mortality...
- Accuracy of screening for inhalational anthrax after a bioterrorist attackNathaniel Hupert
Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York 10021, USA
Ann Intern Med 139:337-45. 2003..In the aftermath of a large-scale anthrax attack, mass screening to identify early inhalational anthrax may improve both the management of individual cases and the efficiency of health resource utilization...
- Uncertainty and operational considerations in mass prophylaxis workforce planningNathaniel Hupert
Department of Public Health, 402 E 67th St, New York, NY 10065, USA
Disaster Med Public Health Prep 3:S121-31. 2009..Computer models created to date to determine "optimal" staffing levels at PODs typically assume stable patient demand for service. The authors investigated POD function under dynamic and uncertain operational environments...
- Upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and functional impairment associated with computer use among college studentsNathaniel Hupert
Department of Public Health, Division of Outcomes and Effectiveness Research, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, USA
Work 23:85-93. 2004..We carried out a descriptive epidemiological study of computer use-associated symptoms, functional limitations, and medication and health care utilization in this population...
- Anticipating demand for emergency health services due to medication-related adverse events after rapid mass prophylaxis campaignsNathaniel Hupert
Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Acad Emerg Med 14:268-74. 2007..The authors sought to define the relationship between the rapidity of mass prophylaxis dispensing and the subsequent demand for emergency health services due to predictable MRAEs...
- Predicting hospital surge after a large-scale anthrax attack: a model-based analysis of CDC's cities readiness initiative prophylaxis recommendationsNathaniel Hupert
Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, USA
Med Decis Making 29:424-37. 2009..2% to 6.5% additional hospitalizations. These population protection estimates vary roughly proportionally to antibiotic effectiveness but are relatively insensitive to variations in anthrax incubation period...
- Is overtriage associated with increased mortality? Insights from a simulation model of mass casualty trauma careNathaniel Hupert
Department of Public Health and Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 411 E 69th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
Disaster Med Public Health Prep 1:S14-24. 2007..To examine the relationship between overtriage and critical mortality after a mass casualty incident (MCI) using a simulation model of trauma system response...
- Antibiotics for anthrax: patient requests and physician prescribing practices during the 2001 New York City attacksNathaniel Hupert
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
Arch Intern Med 164:2012-6. 2004..Little is known about patient encounters with primary care physicians and prescribing practices during the 2001 US anthrax attacks...
- Modeling the public health response to bioterrorism: using discrete event simulation to design antibiotic distribution centersNathaniel Hupert
Departments of Public Health and Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, USA
Med Decis Making 22:S17-25. 2002..Post-exposure prophylaxis is a critical component of the public health response to bioterrorism. Computer simulation modeling may assist in designing antibiotic distribution centers for this task...
- Hospital "self-prophylaxis": strategies for efficient protection of the workforce in the face of infectious disease threatsWei Xiong
Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:618-21. 2007....
- Can modeling of HIV treatment processes improve outcomes? Capitalizing on an operations research approach to the global pandemicWei Xiong
Department of Public Health, Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 8:166. 2008..We describe the application of classic operations research (OR) techniques to address logistical and resource management challenges in HIV treatment scale-up activities in resource-limited countries...
- Implementing telemedicine in medical emergency response: concept of operation for a regional telemedicine hubWei Xiong
Department of Public Health and Medicine, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
J Med Syst 36:1651-60. 2012....