Ofstead offers research services to a diverse group of organizations in the healthcare field, including healthcare providers, managed care organizations, pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, professional associations, governmental agencies, and more.
As a result of our work, we are frequently published and invited to present at industry conferences. Recent examples include:
|2012 APHA Annual Meeting
October 27-31, 2012 - San Francisco, CA 2012 National Influenza Vaccine Summit
May 17, 2012 - Atlanta, GA 2011 AGS Conference
October 26, 2011 - Quebec City, Quebec, Canada 2010 Minnesota Department of Health Immunization Conference
October 15, 2010 - Nisswa, MN Factors that Contribute to Nonadherence with Endoscope Reprocessing Guidelines: A Prospective Study
May 4, 2010 - Orlando, FL Grand Rounds in Colorado
September 10, 2009 - Colorado Springs, CO 2009 National Influenza Vaccine Summit
June 30, 2009 - Dallas, TX Automated Endoscope Reprocessing Methods: Real World Effectiveness and Efficiency
May 17, 2009 - St. Louis, MO Practical Barriers to Medication Adherence Among Real People
May 1, 2009 - Des Moines, IA How Can Pharmacists Contribute to Public Health Initiatives? A Focus on Influenza Prevention (Seasonal and Pandemic)
May 1, 2009 - Des Moines, IA Hand Hygiene and Public Health
February 18, 2009 - Saint Paul, MN
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|Reevaluating Endoscopy-associated Infection Risk Estimates and Their Implications
American Journal of Infection Control; 2013 Jan 11. Epub ahead of print. Ofstead CL, Dirlam Langlay AM, Mueller NJ, Tosh PK, Wetzler HP. Effectiveness of Worksite Interventions to Increase Influenza Vaccination Rates Among Employees and Families
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine; 2013 Feb;55(2):156-63. Ofstead CL, Sherman BW, Wetzler HP, Dirlam Langlay AM, Mueller NJ, Ward JM, Ritter DR, Poland GA. Endoscope Reprocessing Methods: a Prospective Study on the Impact of Human Factors and Automation
Gastroenterology Nursing; 2010 Jul-Aug;33(4):304-11; Ofstead CL, Wetzler HP, Snyder AK, Horton RA. Personal Choice or Evidence-Based Nursing Intervention: Nurses’ Decision-Making About Influenza Vaccination
Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing; 2010 Jun 1;7(2):111-20; Rhudy LM, Tucker SJ, Ofstead CL, Poland GA. Partners in Advancing Care and Education Solutions Study: Impact on Processes and Outcomes of Diabetes Care
Population Health Management; December 2008;11(6): 29; Mazze RS, Powers MA, Wetzler HP, Ofstead CL.
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Use the links to the right for more information about our recent client work.