Rachel R Bailey

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Economic value of dispensing home-based preoperative chlorhexidine bathing cloths to prevent surgical site infection
    Rachel R Bailey
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research Group, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 3520 Forbes Avenue, First Floor, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:465-71. 2011
  2. pmc The potential economic value of a Staphylococcus aureus vaccine for neonates
    Bruce Y Lee
    Applied Modeling, Public Health Computational and Operations Research PHICOR, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:4653-60. 2010
  3. pmc Economics of employer-sponsored workplace vaccination to prevent pandemic and seasonal influenza
    Bruce Y Lee
    Applied Modeling, Public Health Computational and Operations Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:5952-9. 2010
  4. pmc The benefits to all of ensuring equal and timely access to influenza vaccines in poor communities
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1141-50. 2011
  5. pmc Economic value of seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccination during pregnancy
    Richard H Beigi
    Division of Reproductive Infectious Diseases, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1784-92. 2009
  6. pmc Screening cardiac surgery patients for MRSA: an economic computer model
    Bruce Y Lee
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Meyran Ave, Ste 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e163-73. 2010
  7. pmc The economic effect of screening orthopedic surgery patients preoperatively for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research PHICOR Group, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1130-8. 2010
  8. pmc The potential economic value of a 'universal' (multi-year) influenza vaccine
    Bruce Y Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:167-75. 2012
  9. pmc A computer simulation of vaccine prioritization, allocation, and rationing during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:4875-9. 2010
  10. pmc Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania
    Shawn T Brown
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:353. 2011

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Publications32

  1. pmc Economic value of dispensing home-based preoperative chlorhexidine bathing cloths to prevent surgical site infection
    Rachel R Bailey
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research Group, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, 3520 Forbes Avenue, First Floor, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 32:465-71. 2011
    ..To estimate the economic value of dispensing preoperative home-based chlorhexidine bathing cloth kits to orthopedic patients to prevent surgical site infection (SSI)...
  2. pmc The potential economic value of a Staphylococcus aureus vaccine for neonates
    Bruce Y Lee
    Applied Modeling, Public Health Computational and Operations Research PHICOR, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:4653-60. 2010
    ..aureus vaccine for the neonatal population would be strongly cost-effective (and in many situations dominant) over a wide range of vaccine efficacies (down to 10%) for vaccine costs (<or=$500), and S. aureus attack rates (>or=1%)...
  3. pmc Economics of employer-sponsored workplace vaccination to prevent pandemic and seasonal influenza
    Bruce Y Lee
    Applied Modeling, Public Health Computational and Operations Research, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:5952-9. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc The benefits to all of ensuring equal and timely access to influenza vaccines in poor communities
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1141-50. 2011
    ..Thus, policy makers across the country, in poor and wealthy areas alike, have an incentive to ensure that poorer residents have equal access to vaccines...
  5. pmc Economic value of seasonal and pandemic influenza vaccination during pregnancy
    Richard H Beigi
    Division of Reproductive Infectious Diseases, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:1784-92. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Screening cardiac surgery patients for MRSA: an economic computer model
    Bruce Y Lee
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Meyran Ave, Ste 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e163-73. 2010
    ..To estimate the economic value of preoperative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) screening and decolonization for cardiac surgery patients...
  7. pmc The economic effect of screening orthopedic surgery patients preoperatively for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research PHICOR Group, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:1130-8. 2010
    ..We sought to estimate the economic value of routine preoperative MRSA screening and decolonization of orthopedic surgery patients...
  8. pmc The potential economic value of a 'universal' (multi-year) influenza vaccine
    Bruce Y Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Influenza Other Respir Viruses 6:167-75. 2012
    ..e., one that targets a ubiquitous portion of the influenza virus so that the coverage of a single vaccination can persist for multiple years...
  9. pmc A computer simulation of vaccine prioritization, allocation, and rationing during the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:4875-9. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc Would school closure for the 2009 H1N1 influenza epidemic have been worth the cost?: a computational simulation of Pennsylvania
    Shawn T Brown
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:353. 2011
    ....
  11. pmc The optimal number of routine vaccines to order at health clinics in low or middle income countries
    Jayant Rajgopal
    Department of Industrial Engineering, School of Engineering University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Vaccine 29:5512-8. 2011
    ..In general, the long-term demand rate, the vial sizes of the vaccines used and the method of determining the patient arrival rate all have an effect on the ability of a clinic to maximize the demand that is met...
  12. pmc The timing of influenza vaccination for older adults (65 years and older)
    Bruce Y Lee
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 27:7110-5. 2009
    ..50 per patient) to vaccinate in October. Our results also suggest that vaccination is still cost-effective through the end of February...
  13. pmc From the patient perspective: the economic value of seasonal and H1N1 influenza vaccination
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research PHICOR, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 29:2149-58. 2011
    ..To encourage vaccination, decision makers may want to focus on ways to reduce this time, such as vaccinating at work, churches, or other normally frequented locations...
  14. pmc Replacing the measles ten-dose vaccine presentation with the single-dose presentation in Thailand
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research PHICOR, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Meyran Avenue, Suite 200, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Vaccine 29:3811-7. 2011
    ..Moreover, the added disposal and administration costs could far outweigh the costs saved from preventing open vial wastage...
  15. pmc Maintaining vaccine delivery following the introduction of the rotavirus and pneumococcal vaccines in Thailand
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24673. 2011
    ..Introducing these new vaccines to Thailand could have dynamic effects on the availability of all vaccines that may not be initially apparent to decision-makers...
  16. pmc The potential value of Clostridium difficile vaccine: an economic computer simulation model
    Bruce Y Lee
    Applied Modeling, Public Health Computational and Operations Research Group PHICOR, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:5245-53. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that a C. difficile vaccine could be cost-effective over a wide range of C. difficile risk, vaccine costs, and vaccine efficacies especially, when being used post-CDI treatment to prevent recurrent disease...
  17. pmc Universal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) surveillance for adults at hospital admission: an economic model and analysis
    Bruce Y Lee
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health Care System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:598-606. 2010
    ..Although some have recommended universal surveillance for MRSA at hospital admission to identify and to isolate MRSA-colonized patients, there is a need for formal economic studies to determine the cost-effectiveness of such a strategy...
  18. pmc Should vascular surgery patients be screened preoperatively for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?
    Bruce Y Lee
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, and Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:1158-65. 2009
    ..Testing all vascular surgery patients preoperatively for MRSA and attempting to decolonize those who have positive results may be a strategy to prevent MRSA infection. The economic value of such a strategy has not yet been determined...
  19. pmc To test or to treat? An analysis of influenza testing and antiviral treatment strategies using economic computer modeling
    Bruce Y Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11284. 2010
    ..Due to the unpredictable burden of pandemic influenza, the best strategy to manage testing, such as rapid or polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and antiviral medications for patients who present with influenza-like illness (ILI) is unknown...
  20. pmc Impact of changing the measles vaccine vial size on Niger's vaccine supply chain: a computational model
    Tina Marie Assi
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:425. 2011
    ..The measles vaccine is particularly important in Niger, a country prone to measles outbreaks...
  21. ncbi Economic model for emergency use authorization of intravenous peramivir
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, 200 Meyran Ave, Ste 200, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 E mail
    Am J Manag Care 17:e1-9. 2011
    ..To develop 3 computer simulation models to determine the potential economic effect of using intravenous (IV) antiviral agents to treat hospitalized patients with influenza-like illness, as well as different testing and treatment strategies...
  22. pmc Single versus multi-dose vaccine vials: an economic computational model
    Bruce Y Lee
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Vaccine 28:5292-300. 2010
    ....
  23. pmc Staphylococcus aureus vaccine for orthopedic patients: an economic model and analysis
    Bruce Y Lee
    Section of Decision Sciences and Clinical Systems Modeling, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Vaccine 28:2465-71. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that a S. aureus vaccine for the pre-operative orthopedic population would be very cost-effective over a wide range of MRSA prevalence and vaccine efficacies and costs...
  24. pmc Forecasting the economic value of an Enterovirus 71 (EV71) vaccine
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research PHICOR, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Vaccine 28:7731-6. 2010
    ..For populations with higher infection risk (≥0.4%), a $50 or $75 vaccine would be highly cost-effective even when vaccine efficacy is as low as 50%...
  25. pmc Economic value of dengue vaccine in Thailand
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:764-72. 2011
    ..When the total vaccine series was $1.50, many scenarios were cost saving...
  26. pmc Cost-effectiveness of adjuvanted versus nonadjuvanted influenza vaccine in adult hemodialysis patients
    Bruce Y Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 57:724-32. 2011
    ..Influenza vaccine adjuvants, chemical or biologic compounds added to a vaccine to boost the elicited immunologic response, may help overcome this problem...
  27. pmc Economics of influenza vaccine administration timing for children
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computation and Operations Research PHICOR Group, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Manag Care 16:e75-e85. 2010
    ..To determine how much should be invested each year to encourage and operationalize the administration of influenza vaccine to children before November and how late the vaccine should be offered each year...
  28. pmc Social network analysis of patient sharing among hospitals in Orange County, California
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research Group, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:707-13. 2011
    ..We applied social network analyses to determine how hospitals within Orange County, California, are interconnected by patient sharing, a system which may have numerous public health implications...
  29. pmc Economic model for emergency use authorization of intravenous peramivir
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Manag Care 17:e1-9. 2011
    ..To develop 3 computer simulation models to determine the potential economic effect of using intravenous (IV) antiviral agents to treat hospitalized patients with influenza-like illness, as well as different testing and treatment strategies...
  30. pmc The potential economic value of a Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease) vaccine in Latin America
    Bruce Y Lee
    Public Health Computational and Operations Research, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e916. 2010
    ..This substantial burden and the limitations of current interventions have motivated efforts to develop a vaccine against T. cruzi...
  31. pmc Simulating school closure strategies to mitigate an influenza epidemic
    Bruce Y Lee
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:252-61. 2010
    ..The ongoing 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic has provided an unparalleled opportunity to test interventions with the most up-to-date simulations...
  32. pmc Antiviral medications for pregnant women for pandemic and seasonal influenza: an economic computer model
    Bruce Y Lee
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:971-80. 2009
    ..To estimate the economic value of administering antiviral medications to pregnant women who have come in contact with an infectious individual with influenza...