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Matthew H. Samore, M.D.

Chief, Division of Epidemiology

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Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 585-1232
University Hospital
Infectious Diseases, Clinic 1A
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor
Biomedical Informatics - Adjunct Professor
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor
Population Health Sciences - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Epidemiology
Health System Innovation and Research
Public Health
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Infectious Disease)
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Measures of Clinical Performance
  • Antibiotic-Resistant Pathogens
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Biomedical Informatics

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Professor
Biomedical Informatics - Adjunct Professor
Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Associate Professor
Population Health Sciences - Adjunct Professor
Academic Divisions Epidemiology
Health System Innovation and Research
Public Health
Board Certification American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Infectious Disease)
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 213-3690 School of Medicine
Epidemiology
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 582-1565 Ext 2423 VA - Building #2
500 S Foothill Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84148

Academic Bio

Matthew Samore, MD is the Principal Investigator of both the Salt Lake VA Informatics Decision Enhancement and Surveillance (IDEAS) Center and the VA Consortium for Healthcare Informatics Research. He is a Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Informatics, and Division Chief of Epidemiology at the University of Utah.

Dr. Samore attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine then completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Afterwards, he completed his fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Hospital in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Samore was a member of the faculty of Harvard Medical School for 8 years, where his expertise encompassed epidemiologic methods, electronic surveillance, and decision-support systems.

As the Division Chief, Dr. Samore has spearheaded program building efforts in health services research and informatics at the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System and University of Utah. He has broad-based experience in leading multi-disciplinary research programs. He has received funding from FDA, AHRQ, CDC, and VA.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship Beth Israel/Brigham & Women's Hospital
Infectious Disease
Fellow
Residency Barnes Hospital/Washington University
Infectious Disease
Resident
Internship Barnes Hospital/Washington University
Infectious Disease
Intern
Professional Medical University of Wisconsin/Med School
Infectious Disease
M.D.
Undergraduate Macalester College
Infectious Disease
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Gundlapalli AV, Redd D, Gibson B, Carter M, Korhonen C, Nebeker J, Samore M, Zeng-Treiltler Q (3/5/14). Exploring the Value of Free Text Queries for Patient Cohort Identification Using Electronic Medical Records. BMC Health Serv Res.
  2. Jones M, Huttner B, Leecaster M, Huttner A, Damal K, Tanner W, Nielson C, Rubin MA, Goetz MB, Madaras-Kelly K, Samore MH (2014). Does universal active MRSA surveillance influence anti-MRSA antibiotic use? A retrospective analysis of the treatment of patients admitted with suspicion of infection at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers between 2005 and 2010. J Antimicrob Chemother, 69(12), 3401-8.
  3. Fridkin S, Baggs J, Fagan R, Magill S, Pollack LA, Malpiedi P, Slayton R, Khader K, Rubin MA, Jones M, Samore MH, Dumyati G, Dodds-Ashley E, Meek J, Yousey-Hindes K, Jernigan J, Shehab N, Herrera R, McDonald CL, Schneider A, Srinivasan A (2014). Vital signs: improving antibiotic use among hospitalized patients. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep, 63(9), 194-200.
  4. Divita G, Shen S, Carter ME, Redd A, Forbush T, Palmer M, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2014). Recognizing Questions and Answers in EMR Templates Using Natural Language Processing. Stud Health Technol Inform, 202, 149-52.
  5. Gundlapalli AV, Redd A, Carter ME, Palmer M, Peterson R, Samore MH (2014). Exploring patterns in resource utilization prior to the formal identification of homelessness in recently returned veterans. Stud Health Technol Inform, 202, 265-8.
  6. Jones M, Ying J, Huttner B, Evans M, Maw M, Nielson C, Rubin MA, Greene T, Samore MH (2014). Relationships between the importation, transmission, and nosocomial infections of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus: an observational study of 112 Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. Clin Infect Dis, 58(1), 32-9.
  7. Gundlapalli A, Divita G, Carter M, Shen S, Palmer M, Forbush T, South B, Redd A, Sauer B, Samore M (03/2013). Extracting Surveillance Data from Templated Sections of an Electronic Medical Note: Challenges and Opportunities. OJPHI, 5(1).
  8. Thomas A, Redd A, Khader K, Leecaster M, Greene T, Samore M (2013). Efficient parameter estimation for models of healthcare-associated pathogen transmission in discrete and continuous time. Mathematical Medicine and Biology.
  9. Huttner B, Jones M, Huttner A, Rubin M, Samore MH (2013). Antibiotic prescription practices for pneumonia, skin and soft tissue infections and urinary tract infections throughout the US Veterans Affairs system. J Antimicrob Chemother, 68(10), 2393-9.
  10. Toth DJ, Gundlapalli AV, Schell WA, Bulmahn K, Walton TE, Woods CW, Coghill C, Gallegos F, Samore MH, Adler FR (2013). Quantitative models of the dose-response and time course of inhalational anthrax in humans. PLoS Pathog, 9(8), e1003555.
  11. Gundlapalli AV, Redd A, Carter M, Divita G, Shen S, Palmer M, Samore MH (2013). Validating a strategy for psychosocial phenotyping using a large corpus of clinical text. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 20(e2), e355-64.
  12. Rubin MA, Jones M, Leecaster M, Khader K, Ray W, Huttner A, Huttner B, Toth D, Sablay T, Borotkanics RJ, Gerding DN, Samore MH (2013). A simulation-based assessment of strategies to control Clostridium difficile transmission and infection. PLoS One, 8(11), e80671.
  13. Hung M, Carter M, Hayden C, Dzierzon R, Morales J, Snow L, Butler J, Bateman K, Samore M (2012). Psychometric Assessment of the Patient Activation Measure Short Form (Pam-13) in Rural Settings. Qual Life Res.
  14. Jones MM, DuVall SL, Spuhl J, Samore MH, Nielson C, Rubin M (2012). Extraction of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Data from the Nation's Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. BMC Med Informat Decis Making, 12, 34.
  15. Drews, FA, Wallace, J, Bernuzillo, J, Markewitz, B, and Samore, M (2012). Protocol adherence in the Intensive Care Unit. Hum Factors Ergon Manuf, 22(1), 21-31.
  16. Jones M, Huttner B, Madaras-Kelly K, Nechodom K, Nielson C, Bidwell Goetz M, Neuhauser MM, Samore MH, Rubin MA (2012). Parenteral to oral conversion of fluoroquinolones: low-hanging fruit for antimicrobial stewardship programs? Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 33(4), 362-7.
  17. Jones M, DuVall SL, Spuhl J, Samore MH, Nielson C, Rubin M (2012). Identification of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus within the nation's Veterans Affairs medical centers using natural language processing. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak, 12, 34.
  18. Mayer J, Greene T, Howell J, Ying J, Rubin MA, Trick WE, Samore MH (2012). Agreement in classifying bloodstream infections among multiple reviewers conducting surveillance. Clin Infect Dis, 55(3), 364-70.
  19. Gesteland PH, Livnat Y, Galli N, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2012). The EpiCanvas infectious disease weather map: an interactive visual exploration of temporal and spatial correlations. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 19(6), 954-9.
  20. Huttner B, Jones M, Rubin MA, Madaras-Kelly K, Nielson C, Goetz MB, Neuhauser MM, Samore MH (2012). Double trouble: how big a problem is redundant anaerobic antibiotic coverage in Veterans Affairs medical centres? J Antimicrob Chemother, 67(6), 1537-9.
  21. Jones M, Samore MH, Carter M, Rubin MA (2012). Long-term care facilities in Utah: a description of human and information technology resources applied to infection control practice. Am J Infect Control, 40(5), 446-50.
  22. Mayer J, Mooney B, Gundlapalli A, Harbarth S, Stoddard GJ, Rubin MA, Eutropius L, Brinton B, Samore MH (2011). Dissemination and sustainability of a hospital-wide hand hygiene program emphasizing positive reinforcement. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol, 32(1), 59-66.
  23. South BR, Shen S, Chapman WW, Delisle S, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2010). Analysis of False Positive Errors of an Acute Respiratory Infection Text Classifier due to Contextual Features. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc, 2010, 56-60.
  24. Nelson RE, Samore MH, Smith KJ, Harbarth S, Rubin MA (2010). Cost-effectiveness of adding decolonization to a surveillance strategy of screening and isolation for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriers. Clin Microbiol Infect, 16(12), 1740-6.
  25. Mayer J, Shen S, South BR, Meystre S, Friedlin FJ, Samore MH (2009). Creation of an Annotation Schema and a Reference Standard for De-identification of VA Electronic Clinical Notes. AMIA Annu Symp Proc.
  26. South BR, Shen S, Jones M, Garvin J, Samore MH, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV (2009). Developing a manually annotated clinical document corpus to identify phenotypic information for inflammatory bowel disease. Summit on Translat Bioinforma, 2009, 1-32.
  27. South BR, Shen S, Jones M, Garvin J, Samore MH, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV (2009). Developing a manually annotated clinical document corpus to identify phenotypic information for inflammatory bowel disease. BMC Bioinformatics, 10 Suppl 9, S12.
  28. Staes CJ, Gesteland PH, Allison M, Mottice S, Rubin M, Shakib JH, Boulton R, Wuthrich A, Carter ME, Leecaster M, Samore MH, Byington CL (2009). Urgent care providers' knowledge and attitude about public health reporting and pertussis control measures: implications for informatics. J Public Health Manag Pract, 15(6), 471-8.
  29. Gundlapalli AV, South BR, Phansalkar S, Kinney AY, Shen S, Delisle S, Perl T, Samore MH (2008). Application of Natural Language Processing to VA Electronic Health Records to Identify Phenotypic Characteristics for Clinical and Research Purposes. Summit on Translat Bioinforma, 2008, 36-40.
  30. South BR, Chapman WW, Delisle S, Shen S, Kalp E, Perl T, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2008). Optimizing A syndromic surveillance text classifier for influenza-like illness: Does document source matter? AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 692-6.
  31. Gesteland PH, Allison MA, Staes CJ, Samore MH, Rubin MA, Carter ME, Wuthrich A, Kinney AY, Mottice S, Byington CL (2008). Clinician use and acceptance of population-based data about respiratory pathogens: implications for enhancing population-based clinical practice. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 232-6.
  32. Rubin MA, Mayer J, Greene T, Sauer BC, Hota B, Trick WE, Jernugan JA, Samore MH (2008). An agent based model for evaluating surveillance methods for catheter-related bloodstream infection. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 631-5.
  33. Samore MH, Shen S, Greene T, Stoddard G, Sauer B, Shinogle J, Nebeker J, Harbarth S (2007). A simulation-based evaluation of methods to estimate the impact of an adverse event on hospital length of stay. Med Care, 45(10 Supl 2), S108-15.
  34. Nebeker JR, Yarnold PR, Soltysik RC, Sauer BC, Sims SA, Samore MH, Rupper RW, Swanson KM, Savitz LA, Shinogle J, Xu W (2007). Developing indicators of inpatient adverse drug events through nonlinear analysis using administrative data. Med Care, 45(10 Supl 2), S81-8.
  35. Gundlapalli AV, Tang H, Tonnierre C, Stoddard G, Rolfs RT, Evans RS, Samore MH (2007). Validity of electronic medical record-based rules for the early detection of meningitis and encephalitis. AMIA Annu Symp Proc, 299-303.
  36. Gundlapalli AV, Olson J, Smith SP, Baza M, Hausam RR, Eutropius LJ, Pestotnik SL, Duncan K, Staggers N, Pincetl P, Samore MH (2007). Hospital electronic medical record-based public health surveillance system deployed during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. Am J Infect Control, 35(3), 163-71.
  37. Xu W, Pickard S, Silver MP, Hougland P, Mashter C, Donnely S, Nebeker J, Samore M, Williams SD (2006). Patient Safety Events in Utah, 2001. Utah's Health: An Annual Review.
  38. Nebeker JR, Virmani R, Bennett CL, Hoffman JM, Samore MH, Alvarez J, Davidson CJ, McKoy JM, Raisch DW, Whisenant BK, Yarnold PR, Belknap SM, West DP, Gage JE, Morse RE, Gligoric G, Davidson L, Feldman MD (2006). Hypersensitivity cases associated with drug-eluting coronary stents: a review of available cases from the Research on Adverse Drug Events and Reports (RADAR) project. J Am Coll Cardiol, 47(1), 175-81.
  39. Gundlapalli AV, Rubin MA, Samore MH, Lopansri B, Lahey T, McGuire HL, Winthrop KL, Dunn JJ, Willick SE, Vosters RL, Waeckerle JE, Carroll KC, Gwaltney JM Jr, Hayden FG, Elstad MR, Sande MA (2006). Influenza, Winter Olympiad, 2002. Emerg Infect Dis, 12(1), 144-6.
  40. Rubin MA, Bateman K, Donnelly S, Stoddard GJ, Stevenson K, Gardner RM, Samore MH (2006). Use of a personal digital assistant for managing antibiotic prescribing for outpatient respiratory tract infections in rural communities. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 13(6), 627-34.
  41. Samore MH, Bateman K, Alder SC, Hannah E, Donnelly S, Stoddard GJ, Haddadin B, Rubin MA, Williamson J, Stults B, Rupper R, Stevenson K (2005). Clinical decision support and appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing: a randomized trial. JAMA, 294(18), 2305-14.
  42. Nelson NC, Evans RS, Samore MH, Gardner RM (2005). Detection and prevention of medication errors using real-time bedside nurse charting. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 12(4), 390-7.
  43. Bennett CL, Nebeker JR, Lyons EA, Samore MH, Feldman MD, McKoy JM, Carson KR, Belknap SM, Trifilio SM, Schumock GT, Yarnold PR, Davidson CJ, Evens AM, Kuzel TM, Parada JP, Cournoyer D, West DP, Sartor O, Tallman MS, Raisch DW (2005). The Research on Adverse Drug Events and Reports (RADAR) project. JAMA, 293(17), 2131-40.
  44. Evans RS, Lloyd JF, Stoddard GJ, Nebeker JR, Samore MH (2005). Risk factors for adverse drug events: a 10-year analysis. Ann Pharmacother, 39(7-8), 1161-8.
  45. Rubin MA, Bateman K, Alder S, Donnelly S, Stoddard GJ, Samore MH (2005). A multifaceted intervention to improve antimicrobial prescribing for upper respiratory tract infections in a small rural community. Clin Infect Dis, 40(4), 546-53.
  46. Nebeker JR, Barach P, Samore MH (2004). Clarifying adverse drug events: a clinician's guide to terminology, documentation, and reporting. Ann Intern Med, 140(10), 795-801.
  47. Harbarth S, Gundlapalli AV, Stockdale W, Samore MH (2003). Shortage of penicillin G: impact on antibiotic prescribing at a US tertiary care centre. Int J Antimicrob Agents, 21(5), 484-7.
  48. Rubin MA, Samore MH (2002). Antimicrobial Use and Resistance. Curr Infect Dis Rep, 4(6), 491-497.

Review

  1. Rubin MA, Samore MH (2001). Antibiotic resistance in outpatient populations. [Review]. Clinical Updates in Infectious Diseases, V(3), 1-6.

Book Chapter

  1. Krall, Michael, Gundlapalli Adi, Samore Matthew (May 2014). Population management: Prospects for Use of Large Databases forr Disease management and On-the-Fly Prediction/Prognosis. In Robert Greenes (Ed.), Clinical Decision Support, 2nd Edition: The Road to Broad Adoption (2nd Edition). Waltham: Elsevier.
  2. Drews FA, Musters A, Samore MH (2008). Error Producing Conditions in the Intensive Care UnitBTI - Advances in Patient Safety: New Directions and Alternative Approaches (Vol. 3: Performance and Tools). Rockville (MD).

Conference Proceedings

  1. Sauer BC, Nebeker JR, Shen S, Rupper R, Samore M (2011). Identification of possible adverse drug reactions using population-based administrative data. In Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand (Eds.), Patient Safety Annu Symp, Ubon, Thailand: ISBN 978-974-523-265-5 (Thailand), Proc. 2011, 60-66.
  2. Gundlapalli A, Divita G, Carter M, Shen S, Palemer M, Forbush T, South B, Redd A, Sauer B, Samore M (01/2013). Online Journal of Public Health Informatics. OJPHI, 5(1).
  3. Sauer BC, Shen S, Nebeker J, Rupper R, Samore M (2011). Identification of Possible Adverse Drug Reactions using Population-based Administrative Data. Patient Safety Annu Symp Proc, Detroit, 1(1), 60-66.
  4. South B, Palmer M, Shen S, Divita G, DuVall SL, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2011). Using Clinician Mental Models to Guide Annotation of Medically Unexplained Symptoms and Syndromes found in VA Clinical Documents. Paper presented at: International Society for Disease Surveillance Annual Conference. Park City, UT..
  5. DuVall SL, South BR, DAvolio LW, Shen S, Boone KW, Gundlapalli AV, Nebeker JR, Samore MH (2011). Creating Reusable Annotated Corpora Using the Clinical Document Architecture. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Koloa, HI: IEEE Society.
  6. South BR, Shen S, Chapman WW, Delisle S, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2010). Analysis of False Positive Errors of an Acute Respiratory Infection Text Classifier due to Contextual Features. 2010(Mar 1), 56-60.
  7. Gundlapalli A, Ma X, Benuzillo J, Pettey W, Greenberg R, Hales J, Leecaster M, Samore M (2009). Social network analyses of patient-healthcare worker interactions: implications for disease transmission. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, United States, 2009, 213-7.
  8. South BR, Shen S, Jones M, Garvin J, Samore MH, Chapman WW Gundlapalli AV (2009). Applying Annotation Methods to Large Repositories of Electronic Clinical Documents to extract Phenotypic Information: Where Should We Start the Search? American Medical Informatics Association – Second Annual Summit on Translational Bioinformatics, San Francisco, Spring2009.
  9. Gundlapalli AV, Tang H, Tonnierre C, Stoddard G, Rolfs RT, Evans RS, Samore MH (2007). Validity of electronic medical record-based rules for the early detection of meningitis and encephalitis. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, United States, 299-303.
  10. South B, Gundlapalli A, Phansalkar S, Shen S, Delisle S, Perl T, Samore M (2007). Automated Detection of GI Syndrome using Structured and Non-Structured Data from the VA EMR. Public Health Informatics Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  11. Sauer B, Nebeker J, Rupper R, Samore M (2007). Serum Potassium Monitoring and Hyperkalemia in Veterans using Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone Inhibitors. HSR&D National Meeting, Arlington, VA.
  12. Samore M, Mayer J (2007). Use of Survival Analysis to Evaluate Mechanisms of Transmission of Hospital Acquired-Clostridium difficile. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 17th Annual, Baltimore, MD.
  13. Gundlapalli A, Doyle G, Sanchez J, Connelly C, Mooney B, Eutropius L, Mayer J, Rubin M, Babitz (2007). Improving Health Care Worker Staffing During an Influenza Pandemic: Insights from a Hospital-Based On-Line Survey. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  14. Gundlapalli A, Byington C, Greenberg R, Poritz M, Meyer L, Korgenski K, Benuzillo J, Carter M, Wuthrich-Reggio A, Pettey W, Fjelstad M, Jacketta C, Stoddard G, Daly J, Pavia A, Samore M (2007). Naso-Pharyngeal Carriage of Common and Emergin Respiratory Viruses in Health Care Workers. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 17th Annual Scientific Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  15. Jeanmarie Mayer, Brett South, Louise Eutropius, Barbara Mooney, Britt Brinton, Michael Rubin, Matthew Samore (2006). Application of a Geographical Information System (GIS) to Enhance Hospital-wide Surveillance for C difficile. SHEA , Chicago.

Letter

  1. Harbarth S, Gundlapalli AV, Samore MH (2001). Nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus [Letter to the editor]. N Engl J Med, 344(18), 1400; author reply 1400-1.

Abstract

  1. Jones M, Huttner B, Nechodom K, Nielson C, Rubin M, Samore M (10/20/2012). Rapid Turnaround Time and Improved Adoption of PCR for Admission Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Screening at Veterans Affairs Hospitals [Abstract]. ID Week 2012.
  2. Jones M, Huttner B, Huttner A, Nielson C, Samore M, Rubin MA (10/19/2012). Can Active Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance Increase Vancomycin Use? A Retrospective Analysis of Antibiotic Use and Microbiology Data from 129 Veterans Affairs Hospitals between 2005 and 2010 [Abstract]. IDWeek 2012.
  3. Mayer J, Howell J, Weir CR, Rubin MA, Greene T, Samore MH (2011). Use of electronic reporting and annotations by Infection Preventionists to describe differences in the application of surveillance criteria [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  4. Jones, M, Ying, J, Greene, T, Leecaster, M, Huttner, B, Mayer, J, Rubin, M, Samore, M (04/2011). Analysis of MRSA Transmission Dynamics in the Veterans Affairs System [Abstract]. Annual Scientific Meeting of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  5. Jones, M, Huttner, B, Mayer, J, Rubin, M, Madaras-Kelly, M, Samore, M (04/2011). Variation of Inpatient Antibiotic Use in Acute Care Facilities of the Veterans Health Administration between 2005 and 2009 [Abstract]. Annual Scientific Meeting of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  6. Jones, M, Rubin, M, Greene, T, Leecaster, M, Spuhl, J, Nielson, C, Evans, M, Jain, R, Samore, M (10/2011). Comparing the Performance of Clinical History of MRSA vs. Active Surveillance at Individual and Hospital Ward Levels [Abstract]. Infectious Disease Society of America Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
  7. Jones, M, DuVall, SL, Spuhl, J, Samore, MH, Nielson, C, Rubin, M (02/2011). Extraction of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Data from the Nations' Veterans Affairs Medical Centers [Abstract].
  8. Brett R South, Miland Palmer, Shuying Shen, Guy Divita, Scott Duvall, Matthew Samore, Adi V Gundlapalli (2011). Using Clinician Mental Models to Guide Annotation of Medically Unexplained Symptoms and Syndromes found in VA Clinical Documents [Abstract]. VA HSR&D Conference 2011.
  9. Shen S, South BR, Palmer M, DuVall SL, Nelson R, Samore M, Gundlapalli AV (2/15/2011). Classifying Features from VA Clinical Documents to Identify Homeless or At-Risk Veterans [Abstract]. VA HSR&D Annual Meeting 2011.
  10. Wallace CJ, Mayer J, Eutropious L, Matthews L, Wiggins JB, Matherly A, Samore M (2010). Journal of Clinical Microbiology [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  11. Jones, M, Leecaster, M, Ford, L, Spuhl, J, Howell, J, Nechodom, P, Samore, M, Rubin, M (10/2010). Bias Over Time When Human Reviewers Diagnose Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Due to Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) [Abstract].
  12. Jones MM, Samore MH, Nechodom P, Rubin MA (2010). Comparison of Automated and Manual Methods of Estimating Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Rates. SHEA. Atlanta. Accepted as a poster [Abstract].
  13. Shuying Shen, Brett R South, Miland Palmer, Scott Duvall, Richard Nelson, Matthew Samore, Adi V Gundlapalli (2010). Classifying Features from VA Clinical Documents to Identify Homeless or At-Risk Veterans [Abstract]. International Society for Disease Surveillance.
  14. Reid J, Xu W, Lanier F, Gunlapalli A, Rolfs R, Samore M (11/14/2010). Agile Management with a Shared Workspace t oCoordinate Large Informatics Projects Among Public Health, Academic, and HIE Partners [Abstract]. American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) 2010 Annual Symposium, Washington DC.
  15. Shen S, South BR, Palmer M, Duvall S, Samore M, Gundlapalli AV (12/2/2010). Identification of Features for Detection and Prediction of Homelessness from VA Clinical Documents [Abstract]. International Society for Disease Surveillance.
  16. Rattinger GB, Mullins DC, Onukwugha E, Zuckerman IH, South BR, Gundlapalli A, Samore M, DeLisle S (12/2/2010). Clinical Decision Support at the Time of An e-Prescription Cqan Sustainably Decrease Unwarranted Use of Antibiotics for Acute Respiratory Infections [Abstract]. International Society for Disease Surveillance.
  17. South BR, Palmer M, Shen S, Divita G, Duvall S, Samore M, Gundlapalli AV (12/2/2010). Using Clinician Mental Model to Guide Annotation of Medically Unexplained Symptoms and Syndromes found in VA Clinical Documents [Abstract]. International Society for Disease Surveillance.
  18. Wallace CJ, Mayer J, Eutropious L, Matthews L, Wiggins JB, Matherly A, Samore M (2010). Observing Infection prevention adherance in complex wound care [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  19. Mayer J, Howell J, Greene T, Rubin M, Ray W, Nordberg B, Hayden C, Nechodom P, Samore M (2010). Assessing inter-rater reliability of surveillance decisions by infection preventionists [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
  20. Jones MM, Samore MH, Nechodom P, Rubin MA (2009). Surveillance for hospital-acquired VRE and MRPA infections using electronic algorithms. Infectious Disease Society of America. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Accepted as a poster. Received IDSA fellow’s travel grant [Abstract].
  21. Shen S, South BR, Jones MM, Garvin JH, Samore MH, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV (2009). Using Open Source Tools to Build an Annotated Corpora for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. AMIA. Orlando, FA. Accepted and presented as a poster by Shuying Shen [Abstract].
  22. Shen S, Price CS, McKenna C, Davidson AJ, Gritzer LE, South BR, Gundlapalli A, Samore M, Perl TM (1/1/2009). A Pilot Investigation of the Stability of Statistically Anomalies generated by BioSense [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 2008 Annual Meeting.
  23. South BR, Gundlapalli AV, Kim B, Duvall S, Samore M, Delisle S (12/1/2009). IDENTIFYING PNEUMONIA CASES USING CHEST X-RAY REPORTS FOR HOSPITAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH SURVEILLANCE [Abstract]. . International Society for Disease Surveillance.
  24. South BR, Shen S, Jones M, Garvin J, Samore MH 2009, Chapman WW, Gundlapalli AV (5/1/2009). Applying Annotation Methods to VA Clinical Documents: Where Should We Start the Search? [Abstract]. 2009 America Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Spring Congress.
  25. Staes CJ, Gesteland P, Gundlapalli A, Mottice S, Garrett NY, Risk I, Rolfs RT, Samore M, Byington C (8/24/2009). Evaluation of Public Health Alert Messages Targeted for Clinicians During the Influenza A H1N1 Outbreak [Abstract]. 7th Annual Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Meeting, Atlanta, 2009.
  26. Gundlapalli AV, Ma X, Benuzillo J, Pettey W, Greenberg R, Hales H, Leecaster M, Samore MH (11/1/2009). Studying Emerging Infections in Social Networks of Patients and Healthcare Workers [Abstract]. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) 47th Annual Meeting 2009, Baltimore.
  27. Gundlapalli A, Ma X, Benuzillo J, Pettey W, Greenberg R, Hales J, Leecaster M, Samore M (12/1/2009). Developing Social Networks of Patients and Healthcare Workers in the Emergency Department for Pandemic Influenza Surveillance [Abstract]. International Society for Disease Surveilla.
  28. Jones MM, Samore MH, Jernigan JA, OConnor-Wright S, Nechodom P, Rubin M (2008). Surveillance for hospital-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus(MRSA) infections using electronic algorithms. SHEA. San Diego. Accepted and oral presentation delivered by Makoto Jones 3/21/09 [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Conference.
  29. Shen S, Stone N, Hatch B, Rolf R, South BR, Gundlapalli AV, Staes C, Samore MH (12/1/2008). Pilot Evaluation of Syndrome-Specific School Absenteeism Data for Public Health Surveillance [Abstract]. International Society for Disease Surveillance.
  30. Gundlapalli A, Byington C, Greenberg R, Poritz M, Meyer L, Korgenski K, Benuzillo J, Carter M, Wuthrich-Reggio A, Pettey W, Fjestad M, Jacketta C, Stoddard G, Daly J, Pavia A, Samore M (1/1/2008). Naso-Pharyngeal Carriage of Common and Emerging Respiratory Viruses in Health Care Workers [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Annual Meeting 2007.
  31. South B, Wyman L, Shen S, Dimond MS, Rolfs RT, Gundlapalli A, Samore M, Staes CJ (8/24/2008). The Effect of Automated Case Detection on Timeliness of Case Reporting of Influenza-Associated Hospitalization [Abstract]. 6th Annual Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Meeting, Atlanta, 2008.
  32. Shen S, Stone N, Hatch B, Wyman L, Rolfs RT, South BR, Gundlapalli A, Staes CJ, Samore M (8/24/2008). Evaluation of Sydrome-Specific School Absenteeism Data for Public Health Survelillance [Abstract]. 6th Annual Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Meeting, Atlanta, 2008.
  33. South BR, Gundlapalli AV, Phansalkar S, Shen S, Delisle S, Perl T, Samore MH (3/1/2008). Supporting VA EPRP Measures for Vaccination using Text-Processing and NLP [Abstract]. 2008 VA HSR&D National Meeting.
  34. South BR, Gundlapalli AV, Phansalkar S, Shen S, Delisle S, Perl T, Samore MH (2007). Automated Detection of GI Syndrome using Structured and Non-Structured Data from the VA EMR [Abstract]. Sixth Annual International Syndromic Disease Society Conference.
  35. Wyman L, Byington C, Rolfs R, Gesteland P, Gundlapalli A, Samore M (8/24/2007). Population Analysis of Routine Viral Diagnostic Testing as a Novel, Useful Paradigm for Public Health Surveillance [Abstract]. 5th Annual Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Conference, 2007; Atlanta, GA.
  36. South BR, Gundlapalli AV, Phansalkar S, Shen S, Delisle S, Perl T, Samore MH (8/24/2007). Applying NLP Methods to Veterans Affairs Electronic Notes to Improve Information Sources Available for Epidemiologic Investigation [Abstract]. 2007Annual Public Health Information Network (PHIN) conference.
  37. Gundlapalli A, Hill M, Price A, Risk I, Samore M, Staes C (8/24/2007). 6th Annual Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Meeting, Atlanta, 2008 [Abstract]. 5th Annual Public Health Information Network (PHIN) Meeting, Atlanta, 2007.
  38. South BR, Gundlapalli AV, Phansalkar S, Shen S, Delisle S, Perl T, Samore MH (11/14/2007). Adaptation of the NegEx Algorithm to Veterans Affairs Electronic Text Documents for Identification of Influenza-like Illness [Abstract]. American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium.
  39. Gundlapalli A, Tang H, Tonnierre C, Stoddard G, Rolfs RT, Samore MH (1/1/2007). Computer-Based Detection of Central Nervous System Syndromes for Public Health Surveillance [Abstract]. Infectious Diseases Society of America 2006 Annual Meeting.
  40. Mayer J, South B, Eutropius L, Mooney B, Brinton B, Rubin M, Samore M (2006). Application of a Geographical Information System (GIS) to Enhance Hospital-Wide Surveillance for Clostridium Difficile [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology.
  41. Mayer J, Mooney B, Gundlapalli A, Eutropius L, Brinton B, Rubin M, Stockdale W, Stoddard G, Samore M (1/1/2006). Cumulative Benefits of a Hand Hygiene Intervention Based on Ongoing Performance Feedback and an Annually Updated Positive Reinforcement Program [Abstract]. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 2005 Annual Meeting.
  42. Gundlapalli AV, Harbarth S, Stockdale W, Samore MH (2001). Shortage of Penicillin G: Impact on Antibiotic Prescribing at a Tertiary Care Center [Abstract]. Abstracts of the 41st annual ICAAC conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
  43. Ergonul MO, Gundlapalli AV, Lloyd J, Evans S, Pestotnik S, Burke JP, Mozaffari E, Lofgren KL, Samore MH (2001). Intravenous Catheter-Related Adverse Events Associated with Antibiotic Therapy Directed toward Gram-Positive Bacteria [Abstract]. Abstracts of the 41st annual ICAAC conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy.
  44. Gundlapalli A, Mooney B, Eutropius L, Stockdale W, Turlak A, Carroll K, Harbarth S, Samore MH (2001). Impact of Hand Hygiene and Isolation Precautions on the Transmission Nosocomial Organisms [Abstract]. Abstracts of the 2001 Annual IDSA Meeting.
  45. Gundlapalli A, Mooney B, Eutropius L, Stockdale W, Townsend S, Faatz J, Turlak A, Carroll K, Harbarth S, Samore M (2001). A Multi-Dimensional Intervention to Improve Hand Hygiene Compliance: Preliminary Results [Abstract]. Abstracts of the 11th annual SHEA conference.

Report

  1. Sauer BC, Shinogle JA, Xu W, Samore M, Nebeker J, Liu Z, Rupper R, Lux L, Amoozegar J, Lohr KN (August 2008). Improving Patient Safety and Pharmacovigilance: Methods Using Observational Data and Cohort Studies (Number 6). Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
  2. Sauer B, Shinogle JA, Xu W, Samore M, Nebeker J, Rupper R, Lux L, Amoozegar J, Lohr K (2006). Medicare Prescription Drug Data Development: Methods for Improving Patient Safety and Pharmacovigilance Using Observational Data, RTI International DEcIDE Center (HHSA29020050036I). Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Poster

  1. Nelson RE, Jones M, Liu CF, Samore MH, Evans ME, Graves N, Lee B, Rubin MA (2014). Avoiding time-dependent bias in estimating the attributable cost of healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Poster session presented at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA.
  2. Nelson RE, Jones M, Liu CF, Samore MH, Evans ME, Graves N, Lee B, Rubin MA (2014). The impact of healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections on post-discharge healthcare costs and utilization. Poster session presented at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA.
  3. Schweizer ML, Nelson RE, Samore M, Nelson SD, Khader K, Slayton RB, Jernigan J, Chiang H, Chorazy ML, Herwaldt LA, Diekema DJ, Formanek MB, Malhotra A, Blevins A, Ward MA, Perencevich EN (2014). US Costs and Outcomes Associated with Clostridium difficile Infections: a Systematic Literature Review, Meta-analysis, and Mathematical Model. Poster session presented at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA.
  4. Stevens VW, Khader K, Nelson RE, Rubin MA, Samore MH (2014). Excess Length of Stay Attributable to Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) in the Acute Care Setting: A Multi-State Model. Poster session presented at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA.
  5. Nelson RE, Stevens V, Jones M, Samore MH, Rubin MA (2014). Healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections increase the risk of post-discharge mortality. Poster session presented at IDWeek, Philadelphia, PA.
  6. Leecaster M, W Pettey, D Toth, J Rainey, A Uzicanin, M Samore (6/20/2013). Heterogeneity in Social Contact among School-age Children and Implications for Influenza Transmission. Poster session presented at Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston.
  7. Nelson RE, Jones M, Leecaster M, Ray W, Huttner A, Huttner B, Khader K, Campo J, Gerding D, Samore M, Rubin MA (2013). Using an agent-based simulation model to conduct an economic analysis of strategies to control Clostridium difficile transmission and infection. Poster session presented at IDWeek, San Francisco, CA.
  8. A Gundlapalli, G Divita, M Carter, S Shen, M Palmer, T Forbush, B South, A Redd, B Sauer, M Samore (10/2012). Proceedings of the 2012 ISDS Conference - Expanding Collaborations to Chart a New Course in Public Health Surveillance - San Diego, CA, December 4-5, 2012 - Oral Presentation: Syndrome Development and Validation and Natural Language Processing.
  9. Butler JM, Berg CA, Carter ME, Hung M, Hayden C, Morales J, Samore MH (2012). A white coat effect: Age, education, and shared decision making between patients and providers. Poster session presented at Society of Behavioral Medicine, Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  10. Huttner, B, Jones, M, Madaras-Kelly, K, Nechodom, K, Nielson, C, Goetz, MB, Neuhauser, M, Samore, MH, Rubin, MA (7/16/2012). Parenteral to Oral Conversion of Fluoroquinolones: Low-Hanging Fruit for Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs? Poster session presented at VA Health Services Research and Development, Washington, D.C..
  11. Zeng QT, Divita G, DuVall SL, Samore MH, Nebeker JR (2012). V3NLP: Open Source NLP for Big Data. Poster session presented at National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) workshop on Natural Language Processing: State of the Art, Future Directions and Applications for Enhancing Clinical Decision-Making, Bethesda, MD.
  12. Carter M, Palmer M, Redd A, Ginter T, Pickard S, Shen S, South B, Nelson RE, Samore M, Gundlapalli A (2012). Screening for Homelessness in the Free Text of VA Clinical Documents using Natural Language Processing. Poster session presented at VA HSR&D /Queri National Meeting, Washington, DC.
  13. Huttner B, Jones M, Mayer J, Rubin M, Samore M (2011). Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 2005 Annual Meeting. Poster session presented at the 51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy, Chicago, IL.
  14. An Informatics Approach to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance in the Department of Veterans Affairs (2011). An Informatics Approach to Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surveillance in the Department of Veterans Affairs. Poster session presented at American Medical Informatics Association 2011 Annual Symposium, Washington, D.C.
  15. Shen S, South BR, Palmer M, DuVall SL, Nelson R, Samore MH, Gundlapalli AV (2011). Classifying Features from VA Clinical Documents to Identify Homeless or At-Risk Veterans. Poster session presented at VA Health Services Research and Development Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  16. Wallace CJ, Mayer J, Eutropius L, Matthews L, Wiggins JB, Matherly A, Samore M (2010). Observing infection prevention adherence in complex wound care. Poster session presented at Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Atlanta.
  17. Leecaster M, Gesteland P, Korgenski K, Boulton R, Herlihy R, Samore M (Sept, 2010). Modeling 2009H1N1 Activity in Utah. Poster session presented at American College of Epidemiology Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  18. Leecaster M, Gesteland, Greene T, Walton N, Gundlapalli A, Rolfs R, Byington C, Samore M (May 2010). Modeling the variations in Pediatric Respiratory Syncytial Virus Seasonal Epidemics. Poster session presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.
  19. Samore M, Gesteland P, Herlihy R, Korgenski K, Leecaster M (June 2010). Regional and wave-to-wave variability in 2009 H1N1 activity in Utah. Poster session presented at the Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists, Portland, Oregon.
  20. Leecaster M, Khader K, Greene Tom, Rubin M, Samore M (March 2010). Modeling Transmission in a Multi-Ward Hospital. Poster session presented at the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  21. Nelson RE, Samore M, Rubin M (2010). Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of De-Colonization as a Surveillance Strategy for Hospital MRSA. Poster session presented at Fifth Decennial International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections, Atlanta, Georgia.
  22. Mayer J, Markewitz B, Egbert L, Wallace CJ, Samore MH (2009). Use of a Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA) and A3 thinking to improve care of central venous catheters. Poster session presented at Society for Healthcare Epidemiology, San Diego.
  23. Rubin MA, Samore MH, Taylor CW, Sumner S, Dascomb KK, Kleckner R, Lloyd J, Jernigan JA, Wuthridge A, Howell J, Evans RS (2009). An Electronic Inference and Alerting Tool to Reduce Unnecessary Use of Urinary Catheters in Hospitalized Patients. Poster session presented at American Medical Informatics Association 2009 Annual Symposium, San Francisco, CA.
  24. Jones MM, Samore MH, Nechodom P, Rubin MA (2009). Surveillance for hospital-acquired VRE and MRPA infections using electronic algorithms. Poster session presented at 47th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Philidelphia, PA.
  25. Jones MM, Samore MH, Jernigan JA, OConner-Wright S, Nechodom P, Rubin M (2009). Surveillance for hospital-acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections using electronic algorithms. Poster session presented at 19th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, San Diego, CA.
  26. Rubin MA, Walker B, Harbarth S, and Samore M (2009). The effectiveness of de-colonization added to active surveillance for methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): a simulation based approach. Poster session presented at 27th VA Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Service National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  27. Greene T, Rubin MA, Nebeker J, Sauer B, and Samore MH (2009). Evaluation of diagnostic classification procedures when the available evidence is limited. Poster session presented at 27th VA Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D) Service National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  28. Rubin MA, Sauer B, Mayer J, Greene T, Stoddard G, Hota B, Trick W, and Samore MH (2008). An agent-based modeling approach to surveillance of catheter related bloodstream infections. Poster session presented at 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Pittsburgh, PA.
  29. Mayer J, Eutropius L, Abouzelof R, Taylor C, Mooney B, Wynkoop D, Horne S, Rolfs R, Samore M, CDC Prevention Epicenters Program (2008). Surveillance Practices for Central Line Associated-Bloodstream Infections (CLA-BSI) in Utah Prior to Mandatory Reporting. Poster session presented at Society for Healthcare Epidemiology, Orlando.
  30. Mayer J, South B, Mooney B, DeRyke CA, Alexander DP, Rubin M, Dubberke ER, Samore M, CDC Prevention Epicenters Program (2008). Surveillance of Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease (CDAD) Based on Toxin Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) Results: Did a problem with testing lead to a pseudo-epidemic? Poster session presented at Society for Healthcare Epidemiology, Orlando.
  31. Tuteja, Ashok, Tolman, Keith, Talley, Nicholas, Samore, Matthew (2008). Post-Infectious Dyspepsia among Persian Gulf War Veterans. Luzerne, Switzerland.
  32. Wuthrich A, Lupash DA, Evans RS, Samore MH, and Rubin MA (2008). Validation of an electronic signal to reduce unnecessary catheter use. Poster session presented at 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Orlando, FL.
  33. Mayer J, South B, Mooney B, Leecaster M, Deryke CA, Alexander DP, Rubin MA, Dubberke ER, and Samore MH (2008). Surveillance of Clodtridium difficile-associate diseases (CDAD) based on toxin enzyme immunoassay (EIA) results: did a problem with testing lead to an pseudo-epidemic? Poster session presented at 18th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Orlando, FL.
  34. Greene T, Samore MH, Mayer J, Sauer B, and Rubin MA (2008). Objective simplified surveillance criteria improve comparisons of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLA-BSI) rates between institutions. Poster session presented at 26th VA Health Services Research and Development Service (HSR&D) National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  35. Mayer J, South B, Evans S, Westenskow, Samore M (2007). Hazard of Acquiring Hospital Associated-Clostridium Difficile Infection with Exposure to Contaminated Environments. Poster session presented at Society for Healthcare Epidemiology, Baltimore.
  36. Gundlapalli AV, Doyle G, Sanchez J, Connelly C, Mooney B, Eutropius E, Mayer J, Rubin M, Babitz M, Faldmo L, Markewitz B, Michael J, Miller T, Morris S, Pavia A, Pearce M, Ries K, Samore M, Terry S, and Sperry R (2007). Improving healthcare worker staffing during an influenza pandemic: insights from a hospital-based online survey. Poster session presented at 17th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Baltimore, MD.
  37. Rubin MA, Sauer B, Mayer J, Greene T, Stoddard G, Hota B, Trick W, and Samore MH (2007). An agent-based modeling approach to surveillance of catheter related bloodstream infections. Poster session presented at 29th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making, Pittsburgh, PA.
  38. Snow LA, Drews FA, Samore M (2007). Information Collection for Strategies for Communicable Disease Control. Poster session presented at American Medical Informatics Association, Orlando, FL.
  39. Sauer BC, Kapoor D, Nebeker J, Beddhu S, Samore MH (2006). Factors Associates with Serum Potassium Monitoring in Veterans using Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone inhibitors. Poster session presented at 24th HSR&D National Meeting, Crystal City, Arlington, VA.
  40. Rubin MA, Wuthrich-Reggio A, Staley DR, Stevenson K, and Samore MH (2006). Long-term-care facilities in rural Utah: assessment of infection control programs and information technology capacity. Poster session presented at 16th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, Chicago, IL.
  41. Rubin MA, Wuthrich-Reggio A, Staley DR, Carter M, Pettey W, and Samore MH (2006). Comparison of infection control practices at rural and urban long-term-care facilities in Utah. Poster session presented at 44th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  42. Wuthrich-Reggio A, Samore MH, and Rubin MA (2005). Using PDAs to facilitate antibiotic resistance surveillance in long-term-care facilities. Poster session presented at 133rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA..
  43. Lo JC, Rubin MA, Gardner RM, and Samore MH (2005). Computerized Therapeutic Antibiotic Monitoring (TAM) alerts: first year experience as the alpha-testing site. Poster session presented at National Library of Medicine Informatics Training Conference 2005, Bethesda, MD.
  44. Lo JC, Rubin MA, Williamson J, Stoddard G, and Samore MH (2004). Trends in selection of oral antimicrobials across rural communities: what are the influences? Poster session presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, D.C..
  45. Rubin MA, Bateman K, Hannah L, Stevenson K, Donnelly S, and Samore M (2004). Use of a handheld computer-based clinical decision-support system for respiratory tract infections [Abstract]. Poster session presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, D.C..
  46. Samore M, Bateman K, Alder S, Stoddard G, Donnelly S, Hannah E, Rubin M, Haddadin B, Williamson J, and Stevenson K (2004). Clinical decision support at the point of care improves appropriateness of antimicrobial prescribing: results of a rural community randomized trial. Poster session presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, D.C..
  47. Hall M, Rubin M, Donnelly S, Bateman K, Borla S, and Samore M (2004). Diagnostic labeling of acute sinusitis: relationship to clinical findings and the decision to prescribe antibiotics. (abstract). Poster session presented at 44th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Washington, D.C..
  48. Shutt C, Gundlapalli A, Carroll K, Samore MH, Cai M, Ross T, and Carrol KC (2004). Comparison of the DiversiLab System to Pulsed Field Gel Electrophoresis for Molecular Strain Typing of Nosocomial Clostridium Difficile Isolates. Poster session presented at Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), Boston.
  49. Samore M, Alder S, Stevenson K, Donnelly S, Hannah L, Rubin M, Stults B, Haddadin B, Sebastian K, Rose T, Gibson K, Barbera J, Rischer J, Johnson L, and Bateman K (2003). Preliminary results of a rural community randomized trial of patient education alone versus a combined patient and physician intervention to reduce inappropriate prescribing of antimicrobials. Poster session presented at National Foundation for Infectious Diseases 2003 Annual Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance, Bethesda, MD.
  50. Rubin M, Bareman K, Donnelly S, Stevenson K, Austin C, Samore M (2003). Use of a Personal Digital Assistant-Based Antibiotic Decision-Support System to Assess Antibiotic Prescribing in the Rural Hospital Setting. Poster session presented at 43rd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, IL.
  51. Rubin M, Bateman K, Donnelly S, Stevenson K, Austin C, Rose T, and Samore M (2003). Diagnosis and treatment of outpatient respiratory tract infections in rural Utah and Idaho using a personal digital assistant-based decision algorithm. Poster session presented at National Foundation for Infectious Diseases 2003 Annual Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance, Bethesda, MD.
  52. Lahey T, Lopansri B, Rubin M, Gundlapalli A, McGuire HL, Davies LH, Dunn JJ, Winthorp K, Willick S, Carroll KC, Samore M, Elstad MR, and Sande M (2002). Characterization of the etiology of upper respiratory illness at the 2002 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games. Poster session presented at 40th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Chicago, IL.
  53. Tettlebach W, Rubin M, Olson J, Pestotnik S, Barbera J, Rischer J, Stevenson K, and Samore M (2002). Usage evaluation of a computerized clinical decision support system. Poster session presented at The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.
  54. Ergonulo O, Tettelbach W, Samore M, Rubin M, and Evans S (2002). Preliminary evaluation of antiinfective agent orders supported by computer assistance. Poster session presented at The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America 12th Annual Scientific Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.
  55. Tettelbach W, Ergonulo O, Clemmert T, Samore M, Rubin M, and Evans RS (2002). Evaluation of antibiotic orders supported by computer assistance. Poster session presented at 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, IL.
  56. Gundlapalli A, Rubin M, Lopansri B, Lahey T, McGuire HL, Davies LH, DunnN JJ, Winthrop K, Willick S, Carroll KC, Samore M, Elstad MR, and Sande M (2002). Prospective surveillance for upper respiratory viruses helps promote reduced antibiotic use at the 2002 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Poster session presented at 40th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Chicago, IL.
  57. Rubin M, Bateman K, Alder S, Donnelly S, RischerJ, and Samore M (2002). Improving physician antimicrobial prescribing for outpatient respiratory tract infections in rural Utah. Poster session presented at 40th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Chicago, IL.
  58. Lo JC, Rubin MA, Barton M, Smith S, and Samore MH (2002). A pilot study of computerized Therapeutic Antimicrobial Monitoring (TAM) Alerts. Poster session presented at 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, Chicago, IL.

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