Fu Chiang Tsui

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Rank-based spatial clustering: an algorithm for rapid outbreak detection
    Jialan Que
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:218-24. 2011
  2. pmc Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan
    Tsung Shu Joseph Wu
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 8:18. 2008
  3. pmc Technical description of RODS: a real-time public health surveillance system
    Fu Chiang Tsui
    The RODS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Suite 8084 Forbes Tower, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:399-408. 2003
  4. pmc Design of a national retail data monitor for public health surveillance
    Michael M Wagner
    The RODS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Suite 550, 100 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:409-18. 2003
  5. pmc Association of over-the-counter pharmaceutical sales with influenza-like-illnesses to patient volume in an urgent care setting
    Timothy Y Liu
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e59273. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A method for estimating from thermometer sales the incidence of diseases that are symptomatically similar to influenza
    Ricardo Villamarín
    Center for Advanced Study of Informatics in Public Health, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Biomed Inform 46:444-57. 2013
  7. pmc Detection of pediatric respiratory and diarrheal outbreaks from sales of over-the-counter electrolyte products
    William R Hogan
    The RODS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:555-62. 2003
  8. pmc Automated syndromic surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics
    Per H Gesteland
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:547-54. 2003
  9. pmc Automatic electronic laboratory-based reporting of notifiable infectious diseases at a large health system
    Anil A Panackal
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:685-91. 2002
  10. pmc Roundtable on bioterrorism detection: information system-based surveillance
    William B Lober
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:105-15. 2002

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Publications10

  1. pmc Rank-based spatial clustering: an algorithm for rapid outbreak detection
    Jialan Que
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 18:218-24. 2011
    ..In response to this need, the authors propose a spatial clustering algorithm, rank-based spatial clustering (RSC), that detects rapidly infectious but non-contagious disease outbreaks...
  2. pmc Establishing a nationwide emergency department-based syndromic surveillance system for better public health responses in Taiwan
    Tsung Shu Joseph Wu
    Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei City, Taiwan
    BMC Public Health 8:18. 2008
    ..This report describes the challenges and steps involved in developing ED-SSS and the timely information it provides to improve in public health decision-making...
  3. pmc Technical description of RODS: a real-time public health surveillance system
    Fu Chiang Tsui
    The RODS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics, Suite 8084 Forbes Tower, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:399-408. 2003
    ..RODS was used during the 2002 Winter Olympics and currently operates in two states-Pennsylvania and Utah. It has been and continues to be a resource for implementing, evaluating, and applying new methods of public health surveillance...
  4. pmc Design of a national retail data monitor for public health surveillance
    Michael M Wagner
    The RODS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Suite 550, 100 Technology Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:409-18. 2003
    ....
  5. pmc Association of over-the-counter pharmaceutical sales with influenza-like-illnesses to patient volume in an urgent care setting
    Timothy Y Liu
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e59273. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint A method for estimating from thermometer sales the incidence of diseases that are symptomatically similar to influenza
    Ricardo Villamarín
    Center for Advanced Study of Informatics in Public Health, Department of Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Biomed Inform 46:444-57. 2013
    ..These results raise the possibility that this model could be applied, perhaps with adaptation, in other regions of the country, where commonly thermometer sales data are available, but daily ED SLI counts are not...
  7. pmc Detection of pediatric respiratory and diarrheal outbreaks from sales of over-the-counter electrolyte products
    William R Hogan
    The RODS Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:555-62. 2003
    ..To determine whether sales of electrolyte products contain a signal of outbreaks of respiratory and diarrheal disease in children and, if so, how much earlier a signal relative to hospital diagnoses...
  8. pmc Automated syndromic surveillance for the 2002 Winter Olympics
    Per H Gesteland
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:547-54. 2003
    ..No outbreaks of public health significance were detected. The system was implemented successfully and operational for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games and remains operational today...
  9. pmc Automatic electronic laboratory-based reporting of notifiable infectious diseases at a large health system
    Anil A Panackal
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:685-91. 2002
    ..Automatic reporting was more rapid and as complete as conventional reporting. Using standardized coding and minimizing free text usage will increase the completeness of electronic laboratory-based reporting...
  10. pmc Roundtable on bioterrorism detection: information system-based surveillance
    William B Lober
    University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:105-15. 2002
    ..A mailing list server for these ongoing efforts may be found at http://bt.cirg.washington.edu...