Valerie Yeager

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2009
4 Citations (Scopus)

Pandemic influenza preparedness: Bridging public health academia and practice

McCormick, L. C., Yeager, V. A., Rucks, A. C., Ginter, P. M., Hansen, S., Kazzi, Z. N. & Menachemi, N., Jan 1 2009, In : Public Health Reports. 124, 2, p. 344-349 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergency Medical Service Communication Systems
Disaster Planning
Hospital Planning
Public Health Practice
Public Health Schools
2010
9 Citations (Scopus)

EHR adoption among doctors who treat the elderly

Yeager, V. A., Menachemi, N. & Brooks, R. G., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 16, 6, p. 1103-1107 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Medical Informatics
Outpatients
Multivariate Analysis
Logistic Models
16 Citations (Scopus)

The nature of the public health emergency preparedness literature 2000-2008: A quantitative analysis

Yeager, V. A., Menachemi, N., McCormick, L. C. & Ginter, P. M., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 16, 5, p. 441-449 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Civil Defense
Disasters
Public Health
Life Cycle Stages
Knowledge Bases
2011
9 Citations (Scopus)

Florida doctors seeing medicaid patients show broad interest in federal incentives for adopting electronic health records

Menachemi, N., Yeager, V. A., Bilello, L., Harle, C. A., Sullivan, C. B. & Siler-Marsiglio, K. I., Aug 1 2011, In : Health Affairs. 30, 8, p. 1461-1470 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Medicaid
Motivation
Physicians
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
21 Citations (Scopus)

Surviving organizational disasters

Duncan, W. J., Yeager, V. A., Rucks, A. C. & Ginter, P. M., Mar 1 2011, In : Business Horizons. 54, 2, p. 135-142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disaster
Continuity
Operations planning
Planning
Threat
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

A taxonomy of state public health preparedness units: An empirical examination of organizational structure

Menachemi, N., Yeager, V. A., Duncan, W. J., Katholi, C. R. & Ginter, P. M., May 1 2012, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 18, 3, p. 250-258 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Civil Defense
Disasters
Principal Component Analysis
Cross-Sectional Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics of restaurants associated with critical food safety violations

Menachemi, N., Yeager, V. A., Taylor, D. M., Braden, B., McClure, L. A. & Ouimet, C., Feb 1 2012, In : Food Protection Trends. 32, 2, p. 73-80 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Restaurants
Food Safety
restaurants
food safety
food service
9 Citations (Scopus)
Patient Satisfaction
Public Health
Quality of Health Care
Primary Health Care
Appointments and Schedules
5 Citations (Scopus)

Using GIS for administrative decision-making in a local public health setting

Taylor, D. M., Yeager, V. A., Ouimet, C. & Menachemi, N., Jan 1 2012, In : Public Health Reports. 127, 3, p. 347-353 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geographic Information Systems
Health Services Accessibility
Primary Health Care
Decision Making
Public Health
2013
6 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental factors and quality improvement in county and local health departments

Yeager, V. A., Menachemi, N., Ginter, P. M., Sen, B. P., Savage, G. T. & Beitsch, L. M., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 19, 3, p. 240-249 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Health
Environment and Public Health
Uncertainty
United States Health Resources and Services Administration
3 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between food safety and critical violations on restaurant inspections: An empirical investigation of bacterial pathogen content

Yeager, V. A., Menachemi, N., Braden, B., Taylor, D. M., Manzella, B. & Ouimet, C., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Environmental Health. 75, 6, p. 68-73 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Restaurants
food safety
Food Safety
pathogen
food
2014
24 Citations (Scopus)

Factors related to health information exchange participation and use systems-level quality improvement

Yeager, V. A., Walker, D., Cole, E., Mora, A. M. & Diana, M. L., Aug 2014, In : Journal of Medical Systems. 38, 8, 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality Improvement
Health
Electronic Health Records
Delivery of Health Care
Costs and Cost Analysis
34 Citations (Scopus)
Health Services Accessibility
Emigration and Immigration
Hispanic Americans
Health Services
Pregnant Women
2015
15 Citations (Scopus)

Analyzing Determinants of Hospitals' Accountable Care Organizations Participation

Yeager, V., Zhang, Y. & Diana, M. L., Jan 1 2015, In : Medical Care Research and Review. 72, 6, p. 687-706 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accountable Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations
Ownership
Electronic Health Records
Medicaid
3 Citations (Scopus)

Are Physician Productivity and Quality of Care Related?

Menachemi, N., Yeager, V. A., Welty, E. & Manzella, B., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal for Healthcare Quality. 37, 2, p. 93-101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quality of Health Care
Physicians
Asthma
Public Sector
Anti-Bacterial Agents
9 Citations (Scopus)

Local public health department characteristics associated with likelihood to participate in national accreditation

Yeager, V. A., Ferdinand, A. O., Beitsch, L. M. & Menachemi, N., Aug 1 2015, In : American journal of public health. 105, 8, p. 1653-1659 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accreditation
Public Health
Health
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
4 Citations (Scopus)
Financial Management
Emergencies
Public Health
Organized Financing
Human Influenza
3 Citations (Scopus)

What matters in recruiting public health employees: Considerations for filling workforce gaps

Yeager, V., Wisniewski, J. M., Amos, K. & Bialek, R., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Public Health. 105, 12, p. e33-e36

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Health Manpower
2016
Health
United States Agency for International Development
Local Government
Organizations
Interviews
11 Citations (Scopus)

From the schools and programs of public health: A mismatch between the educational pipeline and public health workforce: Can it be reconciled?

Yeager, V., Beitsch, L. M. & Hasbrouck, L. M., May 1 2016, In : Public Health Reports. 131, 3, p. 507-509 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health Schools
Health Manpower
Public Health
11 Citations (Scopus)

National Voluntary Public Health Accreditation: Are More Local Health Departments Intending to Take Part?

Yeager, V., Ye, J., Kronstadt, J., Robin, N., Leep, C. J. & Beitsch, L. M., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 22, 2, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accreditation
Public Health
Health
Fees and Charges
Population Density
5 Citations (Scopus)

Urban park development and pediatric obesity rates: A quasi-experiment using electronic health record data

Goldsby, T. S. U., George, B. J., Yeager, V., Sen, B. P., Ferdinand, A., Sims, D. M. T., Manzella, B., Skinner, A. C., Allison, D. B. & Menachemi, N., Apr 8 2016, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13, 4, 411.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Urban Renewal
Electronic Health Records
Pediatric Obesity
Body Mass Index
Exercise
7 Citations (Scopus)

Why Do People Work in Public Health? Exploring Recruitment and Retention Among Public Health Workers

Yeager, V., Wisniewski, J. M., Amos, K. & Bialek, R., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP. 22, 6, p. 559-566 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Confidence Intervals
Health Manpower
Administrative Personnel
Cross-Sectional Studies
2017

Administrative preparedness strategies: Expediting procurement and contracting cycle times during an emergency

Hurst, D., Sharpe, S. & Yeager, V., May 1 2017, In : Public Health Reports. 132, 3, p. 294-297 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Civil Defense
Public Health
5 Citations (Scopus)

Factors that influence the recruitment and retention of nurses in public health agencies

Yeager, V. & Wisniewski, J. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Public Health Reports. 132, 5, p. 556-562 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health Nurses
Public Health
Nurses
Appointments and Schedules
Aptitude
11 Citations (Scopus)

High Turnover among State Health Officials/Public Health Directors: Implications for the Public's Health

Halverson, P., Lumpkin, J. R., Yeager, V., Castrucci, B. C., Moffatt, S. & Tilson, H., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 23, 5, p. 537-542 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Health
Job Satisfaction

The Impact of IRS Tax Policy on Hospital Community Benefit Activities

Yeager, V., Ferdinand, A. O. & Menachemi, N., Apr 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Medical Care Research and Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Taxes
Tax Exemption
American Hospital Association
Social Responsibility
Health
2018

Comparison of objective measures and patients' perceptions of quality of services in government health facilities in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Wisniewski, J. M., Diana, M. L., Yeager, V. & Hotchkiss, D. R., Jan 1 2018, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 30, 6, p. 472-479 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Health Facilities
Health Services
Aptitude
Quality of Health Care

Market characteristics associated with community health assessments by local health departments

Ellis Hilts, K., Xia, J., Yeager, V. A., Ferdinand, A. O. & Menachemi, N., Sep 1 2018, In : Public Health. 162, p. 118-125 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Public Health
United States Health Resources and Services Administration
Health Resources
Health Policy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Non-Face-to-Face Chronic Care Management: A Qualitative Study Assessing the Implementation of a New CMS Reimbursement Strategy

Yeager, V., Wharton, M. K., Monnette, A., Price-Haywood, E. G., Nauman, E., Angove, R. S. M. & Shi, L., Dec 1 2018, In : Population Health Management. 21, 6, p. 454-461 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
Medical Informatics
Health
Medicare
Health Personnel
1 Citation (Scopus)

The impact of community-based supports and services on quality of life among the elderly in China: A longitudinal study

Zhang, Y., Yeager, V. & Hou, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Applied Gerontology. 37, 10, p. 1244-1269 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Longitudinal Studies
China
Quality of Life
Recreation
House Calls
2019

Examining Training Motivations among Public Health Workers

Apathy, N. C. & Yeager, V., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 25, p. S157-S165

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motivation
Public Health
Health Manpower
Pressure
Health Priorities
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mass Exodus of State Health Department Deputies and Senior Management Threatens Institutional Stability

Beitsch, L. M., Yeager, V. A., Leider, J. P. & Erwin, P. C., May 1 2019, In : American journal of public health. 109, 5, p. 681-683 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

Opportunities to Improve Employee Satisfaction Within State and Local Public Health Agencies

Wisniewski, J. M., Jacinto, C., Yeager, V. A., Castrucci, B., Chapple-McGruder, T. & Gould, E., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP. 25, 5, p. 440-447 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Workload
Health Manpower
Health
Communication

Perceptions of Public Health 3.0: Concordance between Public Health Agency Leaders and Employees

Balio, C. P., Yeager, V. & Beitsch, L. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 25, p. S103-S112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Health Manpower
Education
Logistic Models
Social Determinants of Health
2 Citations (Scopus)
Public Health
Health
Focus Groups
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Interviews
1 Citation (Scopus)

Public Health Undergraduates in the Workforce: A Trickle, Soon a Wave?

Erwin, P. C., Beck, A. J., Yeager, V. & Leider, J. P., May 1 2019, In : American journal of public health. 109, 5, p. 685-687 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
4 Citations (Scopus)

Public Health Workforce Self-Identified Training Needs by Jurisdiction and Job Type

Yeager, V., Wisniewski, J. M., Chapple-Mcgruder, T., Castrucci, B. C. & Gould, E., Mar 1 2019, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 25, 2, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Manpower
Public Health
Aptitude
Communication
Efficiency
4 Citations (Scopus)

State Health Official Career Advancement and Sustainability Evaluation - Description of the Methods Used in the SHO-CASE Study

Halverson, P. K., Yeager, V. A., Menachemi, N., Chapple-Mcgruder, T., Moffatt, S., Baker, E. L., Boedigheimer, S. F., Tilson, H., Castrucci, B. C., Gould, E., Jacinto, C. M. & Mays, G., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Public Health
Databases
Health Surveys
Surveys and Questionnaires
3 Citations (Scopus)

State Health Officials: Backgrounds and Qualifications

for the SHO-CASE Steering Committee, Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Health
Health
Policy Making
Midazolam
Appointments and Schedules
1 Citation (Scopus)

The impact of accountable care organization participation on hospital patient experience

Diana, M. L., Zhang, Y., Yeager, V., Stoecker, C. & Counts, C. R., Apr 1 2019, In : Health care management review. 44, 2, p. 148-158 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accountable Care Organizations
Medicare
Participation
Communication

The Relationship between Health Department Accreditation and Workforce Satisfaction, Retention, and Training Needs

Yeager, V., Balio, C. P., Kronstadt, J. & Beitsch, L. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 25, p. S113-S123

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Accreditation
Health
Public Health
Job Satisfaction
Quality Improvement
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Role of Salary in Recruiting Employees in State and Local Governmental Public Health: PH WINS 2017

Yeager, V. A. & Leider, J. P., May 1 2019, In : American journal of public health. 109, 5, p. 683-685 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Public Health
1 Citation (Scopus)

The State of the US Governmental Public Health Workforce, 2014-2017

Sellers, K., Leider, J. P., Gould, E., Castrucci, B. C., Beck, A., Bogaert, K., Coronado, F., Shah, G., Yeager, V., Beitsch, L. M. & Erwin, P. C., May 1 2019, In : American journal of public health. 109, 5, p. 674-680 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Manpower
Public Health
Public Health Practice
Retirement
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
2020
4 Citations (Scopus)
Health Manpower
Accreditation
Public Health
Health
Practice Guidelines