Faruque Ahmed

Summary

Affiliation: Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Preferred provider organization claims showed high predictive value but missed substantial proportion of adults with high-risk conditions
    Faruque Ahmed
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:624-8. 2005
  2. pmc Evaluating a standardized measure of healthcare personnel influenza vaccination
    Megan C Lindley
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:297-303. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Increases in vaccination coverage of healthcare personnel following institutional requirements for influenza vaccination: a national survey of U.S. hospitals
    Brady L Miller
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 29:9398-403. 2011
  4. pmc Do vaccination strategies implemented by nursing homes narrow the racial gap in receipt of influenza vaccination in the United States?
    Barbara Bardenheier
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:687-93. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of a standardized measure of influenza vaccination coverage among healthcare personnel
    Tanya E Libby
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:335-45. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A qualitative assessment of a performance measure for reporting influenza vaccination rates among healthcare personnel
    Taranisia MacCannell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases NCEZID, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion DHQP, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:945-8. 2012
  7. doi request reprint US hospital requirements for pertussis vaccination of healthcare personnel, 2011
    Brady L Miller
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1209-12. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer incidence in the United States, 1999-2004 : an updated analysis of data from the National Program of Cancer Registries and the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program
    Sun Hee Rim
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 115:1967-76. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Institutional requirements for influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel: results from a nationally representative survey of acute care hospitals--United States, 2011
    Brady L Miller
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1051-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Student immunity requirements of health professional schools: vaccination and other means of fulfillment-United States, 2008
    Brady L Miller
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:908-11. 2011

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Preferred provider organization claims showed high predictive value but missed substantial proportion of adults with high-risk conditions
    Faruque Ahmed
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:624-8. 2005
    ..We assessed the validity and utility of a claims-based ICD-9-CM algorithm for identifying preferred provider organization (PPO) enrollees ages 18-64 years at high risk for influenza complications...
  2. pmc Evaluating a standardized measure of healthcare personnel influenza vaccination
    Megan C Lindley
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Am J Prev Med 45:297-303. 2013
    ..Thus, comparison of vaccination rates across healthcare facilities is difficult...
  3. doi request reprint Increases in vaccination coverage of healthcare personnel following institutional requirements for influenza vaccination: a national survey of U.S. hospitals
    Brady L Miller
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Vaccine 29:9398-403. 2011
    ..S. Our objective was to determine HCP vaccine uptake following requirements for influenza vaccination at U.S. hospitals...
  4. pmc Do vaccination strategies implemented by nursing homes narrow the racial gap in receipt of influenza vaccination in the United States?
    Barbara Bardenheier
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:687-93. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of a standardized measure of influenza vaccination coverage among healthcare personnel
    Tanya E Libby
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34:335-45. 2013
    ..To evaluate the reliability and validity of a standardized measure of healthcare personnel (HCP) influenza vaccination...
  6. doi request reprint A qualitative assessment of a performance measure for reporting influenza vaccination rates among healthcare personnel
    Taranisia MacCannell
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases NCEZID, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion DHQP, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 33:945-8. 2012
    ..Despite practical and logistical challenges to implementing the measure, respondents perceived clear benefits to its use...
  7. doi request reprint US hospital requirements for pertussis vaccination of healthcare personnel, 2011
    Brady L Miller
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:1209-12. 2011
    ..Requirements often applied to personnel with certain clinical responsibilities, such as those caring for infants. Healthcare personnel who were not on an institution's payroll were rarely subject to pertussis vaccination requirements...
  8. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer incidence in the United States, 1999-2004 : an updated analysis of data from the National Program of Cancer Registries and the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program
    Sun Hee Rim
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 115:1967-76. 2009
    ..By using recent national cancer surveillance data, the authors investigated colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence by subpopulation to inform the discussion of demographic-based CRC guidelines...
  9. doi request reprint Institutional requirements for influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel: results from a nationally representative survey of acute care hospitals--United States, 2011
    Brady L Miller
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 53:1051-9. 2011
    ..Our objective was to describe institutional requirements for influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel (HCP) among US hospitals during the 2010-2011 influenza season...
  10. doi request reprint Student immunity requirements of health professional schools: vaccination and other means of fulfillment-United States, 2008
    Brady L Miller
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:908-11. 2011
    ..Exemptions for nonmedical reasons and, to a lesser extent, medical reasons are often obtainable by a student-written document...
  11. doi request reprint Primary liver cancer incidence among American Indians and Alaska Natives, US, 1999-2004
    Melissa A Jim
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Cancer 113:1244-55. 2008
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Using population-based cancer registry data to assess the burden of human papillomavirus-associated cancers in the United States: overview of methods
    Meg Watson
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 113:2841-54. 2008
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Racial inequities in receipt of influenza vaccination among long-term care residents within and between facilities in Michigan
    Barbara Bardenheier
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Med Care 49:371-7. 2011
    ..Although influenza vaccination is recommended for all nursing home residents and is covered by Medicare, racial inequities remain...
  14. doi request reprint Influenza vaccination of health care personnel: Experiences with the first year of a national data collection effort
    Elizabeth J Kalayil
    Carter Consulting Inc, Atlanta, GA National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA Electronic address
    Am J Infect Control 43:1154-60. 2015
    ..The hospitals were selected within strata using simple random sampling and the probability proportional to size method, without replacement...
  15. doi request reprint Vaccination policies among health professional schools: evidence of immunity and allowance of vaccination exemptions
    Samantha B Dolan
    1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases NCIRD, Immunization Services Division ISD, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36:186-91. 2015
    ..Additional efforts are needed to better educate school officials about current ACIP recommendations for acceptable forms of evidence of immunity so school policies can be revised as needed...
  16. doi request reprint Evaluation of a legislatively mandated influenza vaccination program for adults in Rhode Island, USA
    Faruque Ahmed
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:E01-8. 2010
    ..A state law was passed that mandates the Rhode Island Department of Health to include the purchase and distribution of influenza vaccine for adults in its immunization program...
  17. doi request reprint Student vaccination requirements of U.S. health professional schools: a survey
    Megan C Lindley
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:391-400. 2011
    ..Prematriculation vaccination requirements of health professional schools represent an early opportunity to ensure that health care personnel receive recommended vaccines...
  18. ncbi request reprint Does health insurance coverage of office visits influence colorectal cancer testing?
    Reuben K Varghese
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:744-7. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of differing health insurance coverage of physician office visits on the use of colorectal cancer (CRC) tests among an employed and insured population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Investigation of postoperative allograft-associated infections in patients who underwent musculoskeletal allograft implantation
    Christine Crawford
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Division of Applied Public Health Training, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:195-200. 2005
    ..Therefore, we conducted an investigation to determine the extent of the outbreak and to identify risk factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint Foreword: promoting the use of registry-based national cancer surveillance data for colorectal cancer prevention and control
    Eddie Reed
    Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Cancer 107:1101-2. 2006
  21. doi request reprint Measurement of influenza vaccination coverage among healthcare personnel in US hospitals
    Megan C Lindley
    National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1150-7. 2009
    ..To characterize practices related to measuring influenza vaccination rates among healthcare personnel in US hospitals...
  22. doi request reprint Influenza immunization coverage among residents of long-term care facilities certified by CMS, 2005-2006: the newest MDs quality indicator
    Barbara H Bardenheier
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 11:59-69. 2010
    ..Subsequently, vaccination status was added to resident assessments collected beginning in the influenza season, 2005-2006. This is the first year immunization coverage can be reported based on a census of LTC residents...
  23. pmc National trends and disparities in the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma, 1998-2003
    Faruque Ahmed
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 52, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 5:A74. 2008
    ..Previous studies indicate that the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States is increasing. These reports, however, have contained limited information on population groups other than whites and blacks...
  24. doi request reprint Barriers to early uptake of tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis vaccine (Tdap) among adults-United States, 2005-2007
    Brady L Miller
    Immunization Services Division, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Vaccine 29:3850-6. 2011
    ..S. adults in 2005. Our objective was to identify barriers to early uptake of Tdap among adult populations...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of the frequency of delivery of reminders and an influenza tool kit on increasing influenza vaccination rates among adults with high-risk conditions
    Faruque Ahmed
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:698-702. 2004
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Association between health insurance coverage of office visit and cancer screening among women
    Carol Friedman
    Division of Prevention Research and Analytic Methods, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 303411, USA
    Med Care 40:1060-7. 2002
    ..Little is known regarding the nuances of insurance benefit design that may affect the receipt of clinical preventive services...
  27. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of colorectal cancer in the United States, 1998-2001
    Jeannette Jackson-Thompson
    Missouri Cancer Registry and Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211 4380, USA
    Cancer 107:1103-11. 2006