Jack Sheehan

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BACKGROUND While public focus is on the risk of infectious disease from the blood supply, transfusion errors also contribute significantly to adverse outcomes. This study characterizes such errors. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS The New York State Department of Health mandates the reporting of transfusion errors by the approximately 256 transfusion services(More)
Macrovascular and microvascular complications that accompany Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) add to the burden among patients. The purpose of this systematic review is to conduct a comprehensive search of the medical literature investigating the prevalence of cardiovascular (CV) complications and assess their impact on healthcare costs, quality of life and(More)
Data Interchange Formats (DIFs) are key components of a number of toolset architectures that are being developed to support M&S activities. Prominent examples of DIFs are used for sharing of High Level Architecture (HLA) object models, Conceptual Models of the Mission Space, and environmental data. The purpose of this paper is to document some of the common(More)
OBJECTIVES Saxagliptin and sitagliptin are two commonly used dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. Little is known about their comparative effectiveness in the real world, particularly their impact on cost and resources use. The objective of this study was to analyze charges and resource use associated with saxagliptin and sitagliptin to understand the(More)
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