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    Thomas M English PhD

    TitleInstructor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentQuantitative Health Sciences
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Ave North
    Worcester MA 01605
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        Dr. English is a problem solver with expertise in health informatics and health outcomes research. Dr. English has worked to bring up multiple Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems in 6 clinics and support them. Dr. English worked extensively to create customized dictionaries, system preferences, and workflows to optimize the integration of the system into clinics. Dr. English strives to customize systems that will improve clinical care and efficiency while also generating data that can be used for research and quality improvement projects.Dr. English actively works to enable studies that utilize outpatient data. In addition Dr. English works for Medical Management at UMass Memorial Health Care (UMMHC). Dr. English provides his experience and knowledge of medical records to help provide performance measures, improvement tools and quality improvement consultation to the physicians in the Managed Care Network to support excellence in patient care. Dr. English strives to produce actionable data for the improvement of quality of care, inclusive though not exhaustive of performance feedback, peer group & benchmark comparators, clinical tools & guidelines, and data analyses that support clinical quality improvement. Dr. English develops solutions that will enhance quality by focusing on reengineering workflows and meeting needs in a forward thinking healthcare system. If you need Allscripts data please let me know.

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        1. Willig JH, Krawitz M, Panjamapirom A, Ray MN, Nevin CR, English TM, Cohen MP, Berner ES. Closing the Feedback Loop: An Interactive Voice Response System to Provide Follow-up and Feedback in Primary Care Settings. J Med Syst. 2013 Apr; 37(2):9905.
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        2. Salazar ML, English TM, Eiland LS. Caregivers' Baseline Understanding and Expectations of Antibiotic Use for Their Children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Mar 7.
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        3. Eiland LS, English TM, Eiland EH. Assessment of vancomycin dosing and subsequent serum concentrations in pediatric patients. Ann Pharmacother. 2011 May; 45(5):582-9.
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        4. English T, Childress JL. Obstacles to Rolling Out an EMR in a Residency. Fam Med. 2010 Apr; 42(4):237-8.
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        5. Wargo KA, English TM. Evaluation of the chronic kidney disease epidemiology collaboration equation for dosing antimicrobials. Ann Pharmacother. 2010 Mar; 44(3):439-46.
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        6. Eiland LS, Salazar ML, English TM. Caregivers' perspectives when evaluating nonprescription medication utilization in children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2008 Jul; 47(6):578-87.
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        7. Eiland EH, Hassoun A, English T. Points of concern related to the micafungin versus caspofungin trial. Clin Infect Dis. 2008 Feb 15; 46(4):640-1; author reply 641.
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        8. Wargo KA, Eiland EH, Hamm W, English TM, Phillippe HM. Comparison of the modification of diet in renal disease and Cockcroft-Gault equations for antimicrobial dosage adjustments. Ann Pharmacother. 2006 Jul-Aug; 40(7-8):1248-53.
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