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Thomas P. Agresta, M.D., M.B.I.

Professor and Director of Medical Informatics Family Medicine
Director of Clinical Informatics Center for Quantitative Medicine
Informatics Leader, Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation (CIPCI)
Academic Office Location:
Center for Quantitative Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-6033
Phone: 860-679-3198
Fax: 860-679-1350
Website(s):

Center for Quantitative Medicine

Connecticut Instittute for Primary Care Innovation

Dr. Agresta is a seasoned family physician, educator, administrator, researcher and innovator with a history of bringing together multidisciplinary teams to focus on developing novel methods for creating, using and evaluating technology in both clinical and teaching settings. He has a bachelors in biomedical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, a medical degree from New Jersey Medical School and a masters in biomedical informatics from Oregon Health Sciences University. He oversees the Electronic Medical Record for the Family Medicine residency clinic and has held state level leadership roles in adoption and implementation for Health Information Exchange and Electronic Health Records including being a founding Director and Vice Chair/Treasurer of the Health Information Technology of CT. He has co-led the development of the newly formed Biomedical Informatics Division (BMID) within the Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science for the University of Connecticut. The BMID is a cross campus initiative that involves faculty and staff that range from physicians to computer scientists. He has focused on several areas, including establishing the “Grow Your Own Informatician” program, informatics educational programs and establishment of regional relationships for operational and research Informatics that include the use of both identified and de-identified clinical research data warehouses. He is also the section leader for Informatics in the Connecticut Institute for Primary Care Innovation, a joint venture between the University of Connecticut and St. Francis Hospital. He has research interests in using technology to enhance the care of patients as well as the experience and efficiency of providers.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.Eng.Stevens Institute of TechnologyBiomedical Engineering
M.D.New Jersey Medical SchoolMedicine
OtherOregon Health & Science UniversityBiomedical Informatics

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipSt. Francis Hospital
ResidencyUConn School of MedicineFamily Medicine

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Founding Member – Board of Directors for Health Information Technology Exchange of Connecticut – Appointed by Governor Rell in 2010 to this newly established quasi-public agency whose mission is to oversee the development of a state-wide Health Information Exchange in accordance with the ONC policies. Board of Directors for Health Information Technology Exchange of Connecticut
Appointed by Governor Rell to the Health Information Technology Exchange of Connecticut (HITE-C T) Board of Directors
Mid Career Faculty Achievement Award - Given to the outstanding faculty member in Family Medicine for contributions to education, research and clinical care. Family Medicine Education Consortium.

Family Medicine - ambulatory and hospital based care. Sees patients at the Family Medicine Center at Asylum Hill.

Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Connecticut Health Data Working Group (Legislatively designated working group)Advisory CommitteeMemberOtherState2016
Data and Analytics Committee (St Francis Hospital PHO)Community ServiceMemberExternalRegional2016
AMIA Policy Initiative SubgroupProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20162016
Patient Generated Health Data Advisory Group - Office of the National Coordinator for Health ITAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational20162016
Clinical Informatics Committee (CIC) - Trinity Health New EnglandOtherMemberExternalRegional2015
Applied Clinical InformaticsEditorial BoardAssociate EditorExternalInternational2014
New England EConsult Network Advisory CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational2014
New England EConsult Network - Technical SubcomitteeAdvisory CommitteeChairExternalNational2014
AHRQ - Health Infomation Exchange - Evidence Report (In Preparation by Pacific Northwest Evidence Center)Advisory CommitteeTechnical Expert Panel MemberExternalNational2014
Maintenence of Certification Committee - Clinical Informatics Subspecialty (AMIA)Community ServiceMemberExternalNational2014
CAPEE Committee - Physician Leadership responsible for advisory recommendations for EPIC Ambulatory preparation - St Francis CareAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalLocal20142016
Health Information Technology Council - State Innovation Model GrantAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalState20142016
Academic Forum - American Medical Informatics AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2014
Executive Committee of the Health Information Technology Council - State Innovation Model GrantAdvisory CommitteeElected representative to the Executive CMTExternalState20142016
Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Exam SubCommittee - American Board of Preventative MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2013
Clinical Informatics Subspecialty Board Committee - American Board of Preventative MedicineProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2012
Responsible for oversight of an RFP and Vendor selection process for an HIE Responsible for signing and oversight of all contractual relationships Responsible for fiscal oversight and reporting for HITE-CT Advisory CommitteeVice ChairExternalState2011
Clinical Informatics Examination CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2011
Family Medicine Advisory CommitteeReviewerExternalNational2011
Director of Education and Outreach for the Connecticut Regional Health Extension Center cooperative agreement awarded to EHealth CT.Professional/Scientific OrganizationDirectorRegional20102013
Advisory Committee to the Office of the National Coordinator on Education and Outreach for the national Health Information and Technology Resource and Education Center. (HITREC) Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational2010
E-Health Connecticut – Regional Extension Center (REC) Core Team and Education Lead for the REC – to increase the adoption, implementation and meaningful use Health Information Technology by Primary Care Physicians. Education CommitteeMemberExternalState2010
Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational2010
Solicited Program Committee Member – Association for Computing Machinery Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberExternalState2010
Association for Computing Machinery – International Health Informatics Symposium Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberNational2010
St. Francis Medical Center Pilot GrantsAdvisory CommitteeReviewerExternalUniversity2010
Scientific Advisory Board Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational ScienceAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalState20092013
Scientific Advisory Board Ethel Donaghue Translating Research Into Practice and PolicyAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalState20092012
Research Council Saint Francis Hospital and Medical CenterResearch CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2009
Health Information Technology and Exchange Advisory Committee to Connecticut Department of Public Health. (Advice DPH on development of statewide HIE) Executive Committee and Chair – Business and Technical Operations Subcommittee Advisory CommitteeAdvisory BoardExternalState20092010
Healthcare Information Management Systems Society Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalRegional2009
BioMedical Informatics (with Steve Demurjian PhD) - a University of Connecticut Center with regional reach involving faculty and staff from the Medical, Dental, Engineering, Nursing and Pharmacy Schools as well as faculty and staff from affiliated hospitals and organizations for CICATS. Professional/Scientific OrganizationInterim Co-DirectorUConn HealthRegional2009
Executive Committee - Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational ScienceAdvisory CommitteeCommittee MemberExternalState20092013
Eminent Hire in Biomedical Informatics Search Committee – University of Connecticut (8 Tenure track faculty and Director position) Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20092011
Healthcare Information Management Systems SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2009
Executive Committee - Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberState2009
American Medical Informatics Association – Annual Meeting Advisory CommitteeReviewerNational2009
Co-Director & Associate Director Health Informatics BioMedical Informatics Center-Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Professional/Scientific OrganizationCo-DirectorUniversity2008
ProHealth Physicians PC Board of Directors - External Board Member for largest Primary Care group in Connecticut responsible for oversight of operations and strategic planningProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState20082015
Size of Medical School Class – optional LCME Self Study committee (member)Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20082009
Online Education Task force – University of Connecticut Education CommitteeRepresentativeUConn HealthUniversity20082009
St Francis Hospital – Research Advisory Council Advisory CommitteeCouncil MemberExternalLocal2008
Chair Informatics Steering Committee – Department of Family MedicineAdvisory CommitteeSteering CommitteeExternalLocal2008
Scientific Advisory Board Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science Advisory CommitteeBoard MemberState2008
UCHC Tripp Center Pilot Grant ProgramAdvisory CommitteeReviewerUConn HealthUniversity2008
Director of Medical Informatics – Department of Family Medicine Professional/Scientific OrganizationDirectorUConn HealthUniversity2007
Connecticut State – Dept. of Public Health Steering Committee – HIT plan. Advisory CommitteeSteering CommitteeState20072009
Continuity of Care Record – Family History Workgroup - representative for STFM and AAFPProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState20072008
Clinical and Translation Science Award Planning Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20072009
Public Issues Council – Faculty governance - elected representative Advisory CommitteeRepresentativeUConn HealthUniversity20072009
Faculty Review Board – Faculty governance positionAdvisory CommitteeRepresentativeUConn HealthUniversity20072009
International Health Elective Working Group Facilitated student electives in Honduras for 1st and 4th year students Education CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20072009
St. Francis Hospital Clinical Decision Support Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthLocal20072010
St. Francis Hospital Information Technology Physician Advisory Board Advisory CommitteeBoard MemberUConn HealthLocal20072010
Continuity of Care Record – Family History Workgroup Advisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational2007
Clinical and Translation Science Award Planning Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity20072009
Public Issues Council – Faculty governance Advisory CommitteeRepresentativeUniversity20072009
Faculty Review Board – Faculty governance positionAdvisory CommitteeRepresentativeUniversity20072009
International Health Elective Working Group Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberUniversity20072009
Family Medicine Digital Resource Library – National Editorial Board and Editor of Faculty Development and Sports Medicine SectionsEditorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational20072013
Board of Conveners Safety.Net– Connecticut Safety Net Providers planning for Health Information Technology use in clinical care improvement for the underservedProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState20062010
American Medical Informatics Association (Primary Care and Education Working Groups)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2006
Health Informatics Advisory Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20062007
Continuing Medical Education CommitteeEducation CommitteeChairUConn HealthUniversity2006
St. Francis Hospital Inpatient Electronic Health Record Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberUConn HealthLocal20062007
Safety.Net Board of ConvenersProfessional/Scientific OrganizationSteering CommitteeExternalLocal20062010
American Medical Informatics Association Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2006
Health Informatics Advisory Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUniversity20062007
National Board of Medical Examiners – Family Medicine Subject Exam Task Force Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20052007
Institutional Office for Education Steering Committee Education CommitteeSteering CommitteeUConn HealthUniversity20052007
UCHC Education Grand Rounds Advisory Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20052008
Student Evaluation and Appeals Review Committee (SEARC) Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20052007
Ad Hoc Grant Investigation Committee – UCHC Office of Corporate Compliance Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity2005
National Board of Medical ExaminersAdvisory CommitteeMemberExternalNational20052007
COMET (Consortium on Medical Education and Technology) Professional/Scientific OrganizationSteering CommitteeExternalNational20052007
Institutional Office for Education Steering Committee Advisory CommitteeSteering CommitteeUniversity20052007
UCHC Education Grand Rounds Advisory Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20052008
Student Evaluation and Appeals Review Committee (SEARC) Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20052007
Information Technology and Teaching in the Office Section Co-Editor with Richard Usatine M.D. Teaching Physician Newsletter Editorial BoardEditorial BoardExternalNational20052012
Steering Committee – COMET (Consortium on Medical Education and Technology) Special Interest Group for AAMC - NE Regional Group on Educational Affairs -Founding Member Professional/Scientific OrganizationSteering CommitteeExternalRegional20042008
Communications Committee – Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Responsible for oversight and policy development of all communications Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal20042008
Health Science Education Center – E-Learning Strategy Committee Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity2004
University of Connecticut Health Center – Vision 2020 Strategic PlanningEducation CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity20032005
Education Program Leading to MD Degree Committee for LCME Self Study Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity2002
Electronic Medical Records Task Force Evaluated and Implemented the first EMR in a residency site in CT. Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberExternalLocal20022004
Education Program Leading to MD Degree Committee for LCME Self Study Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity2002
Group on Predoctoral Education Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Professional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational20012002
Steering Committee for Predoctoral Education - Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Education CommitteeSteering CommitteeExternalState20002004
Association of American Medical Schools (UME, CME subgroups) Invited Participant – Virtual Patient task force 2003 Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational20002006
Department of Family Medicine Advisory CommitteeSteering CommitteeUConn HealthLocal20002006
Family Medicine Residency Program Education CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity2000
Group on Predoctoral Education Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Professional/Scientific OrganizationSteering CommitteeExternalNational20002004
Education Subcommittee of ProHealth PhysiciansEducation CommitteeCommittee MemberExternalLocal20002002
Association of American Medical SchoolsProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2000
Education Compensation Committee Education CommitteeCommittee MemberOtherUniversity2000
Library Advisory Council Advisory CommitteeCouncil MemberUConn HealthUniversity20002003
Associate Director of Continuing Medical Education University of Connecticut Education CommitteeAssociate DirectorUConn HealthUniversity19992004
Continuing Medical Education CommitteeEducation CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19992006
Computer Task Force – University of Connecticut Family Medicine Residency Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19992001
Continuing Medical Education Committee – Chair 2006 Education CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19992006
School of Medicine Council (Governing body of the School of Medicine)Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19972000
Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Experience - Executive Committee Professional/Scientific OrganizationCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19962006
4th Year Assessment Advisory Committee for Clinical Skills Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberOtherUniversity19962006
Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Experience - Executive Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19962006
4th Year Assessment Advisory Committee for Clinical Skills Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberUConn HealthUniversity19962006
Director of Predoctoral Education (Medical Student) Family Medicine Section Leader Family Medicine Multidisciplinary Experience – required 3rd year rotation Education CommitteeDirectorUConn HealthUniversity19952006
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Group on Predoctoral Education 1995 – 2007 Chair Steering Committee 2000- 2002 Education CommitteeSteering CommitteeExternalNational19952007
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1995
Community Based Education Task Force Education CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity19951997
Primary Care Clerkship Committee Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberOtherUniversity19951996
Medical Executive Committee, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Department of Medicine Advisory CommitteeCommittee MemberExternalLocal19941995
St. Francis Physician Hospital Organization - Payment and Risk CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeCommittee MemberExternalLocal1994
Connecticut Academy of Family Practice Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState1993
Hartford County Medical Association Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalLocal1993
Connecticut State Medical Society Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalState1993
American Academy of Family Practice Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational1986

Health Informatics including the Optimal Use and Adoption of Electronic Health Records, Primary Care Use of Health Information Tools, Clinical Decision Support, Use of Smartphones and Handheld computers in Education and Clincal Care, and Patient-Centered Use of Technology

Medical Informatics

Journal Articles

  • HOD2MLC: Hybrid Design Ontology Design and Development Model With Life Cycle
    Saripalle R, Demurjian S, Blechner M, Agresta T International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering 2015 Nov;10(2):16-42
  • A Viewpoint of Security for Digital Health Care in the United States: What’s There? What Works? What’s Needed?
    Demurjian S, Alberto De la Rosa Algarín, Bi J., Berhe S, Agresta T, Wang X., Blechner M. The International Journal of Privacy and Health Information Management (IJPHIM) 2014 May;2(1):
  • A new way to integrate clinically relevant technology into small-group teaching.
    Silk, Hugh; Agresta, Thomas; Weber, Catherine M Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2006 Mar;81(3):239-44
  • Clerkship directors' perceptions of the impact of HCFA documentation guidelines.
    Fields, Scott A; Morrison, Elizabeth; Yoder, Ernie; Krane, Kevin; Agresta, Thomas; Esham, Rich; McCurdy, Frederick; Rosen, Jonathan; Shumway, James Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 2002 Jun;77(6):543-6
  • The standardized family: a cross-institutional effort to standardize the ambulatory clerkship experience.
    Leong, S L; Pugnaire, M P; Agresta, T P Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 1999 May;74(5):595-6
  • HOD2MLC: Hybrid Design Ontology Design and Development Model With Life Cycle
    Saripalle R, Demurjian S, Blechner M, Agresta T International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering 10(2):16-42

Book Chapters

  • An Approach for Role- Based Access Control in Mobile Applications, Chapter 6
    K. Rivera Sa´nchez, Y., Demurjian, S., Conover, J., Agresta, T., Shao, X., and Diamond, Michael Mobile Application Development, Usability, and Security 2016 Nov;
  • Spatio-Situation-Based Access Control Model for Dynamic Permissions on Mobile Applications
    Shao, X., Demurjian, S., and Agresta, T. Mobile Application Development, Usability, and Security 2016 Nov;
  • Trust Profiling to Enable Adaptive Trust Negotiation in Mobile Devices
    Sanzi, E., Demurjian, S., Agresta, T., and Murphy, A. Mobile Application Development, Usability, and Security 2016 Nov;
  • "Toward Integrating Healthcare Data and Systems: A Study of Architectural Alternatives."
    Ziminski, Timoteus B., Steven A. Demurjian, Eugene Sanzi and Thomas Agresta. Maximizing Healthcare Delivery and Management through Technology Integration 2015 Sep;270-304
  • Giffith’s Five Minute Clinical Consult
    Heiman D, Agresta T. Cholecystitis 2009 Jan;
  • Handbook of Research on Web 2.0, 3.0, and X.0: Technologies, Business, and Social Applications.
    Crowell R, Agresta T, Cook M, Fifield J, Demurjian S, Carter S, Becerra-Ortiz I, Tracey L, Vegad S, Polineni K. Using a Web-based Collaboration Portal and Wiki for Making Health Information Technology Decisions. 2009 Jan;
  • Cholecystitis
    Agresta T. Giffith’s Five Minute Clinical Consult 2008 Jan;
  • Cholecystitis
    Agresta T. Giffith’s Five Minute Clinical Consult 2007 Jan;
  • Essentials of Family Medicine
    Sloane P, Agresta T, Little D, Henderson D, Anand S. Fatigue and Sleep Disorders 2007 Jan;
  • Essentials of Family Practice
    Henderson, D, Agresta T. Sickle Cell Disease 2006 Jan;
  • Family Medicine Clerkship Guide.
    Cementina A, Agresta T. Hypertension 2005 Jan;
  • Remote Information Access
    Agresta T, Henderson D. Family Medicine Clerkship Guide. 2005 Jan;
  • Colorectal Cancer
    Orientale E, Agresta T. Manual of Family Practice 2001 Jan;

Abstracts

  • Mining Clinical Features in the Diffusion and Receipt of Bevacizumab Using Electronic Health Records
    Wang X., Wei X., Agresta T., Smith M., Xu H. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2013 2013 Nov;
  • Defining Clinical Phenotypes Using Electronic Health Records: a Case Study of Acute Myocardial Infarction
    Wang X., Abu-Hasaballah K, Agresta T. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2012 2012 Nov;
  • Secure, obligated and coordinated collaboration in health care for the patient-centered medical home.
    Berhe, Solomon; Demurjian, Steve; Saripalle, Rishi; Agresta, Thomas; Liu, Jing; Cusano, Antonio; Fequiere, Andal; Gedarovich, Jim AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings / AMIA Symposium. AMIA Symposium 2010 Jan;201036-40
  • Participatory Planning for Health Information Technology (HIT) in Safety Net Health Organizations: Perceived Goals, Motivation and Challenges Impacting HIT Adoption.
    Crowell R, Cook M, Fifield J, Agresta T, Diadio D. Family Medicine 2009 Jan;41 (Suppl 1):

Conference Papers

Letters

  • Effective Use of the Web-Based and Mobile American Family Physician By Topic. : Subscription newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, Newsletter 2011 Jan;
  • Working With Learners to Better Educate Our Patients and Their Families. : Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2011 Jan;
  • Educating our Learners and Ourselves about the Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology. Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2010 Jan;
  • Working with a Regional Extension Center to achieve Meaningful Use of HIT and Enhance Medical Education. : Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2010 Jan;
  • Teaching about the Patient Centered-Medical Homes using Video. Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2009 Jan;
  • Interpreting the Medical Literature - How Do We Train Learners (and Remind Ourselves) About the Role of Statistics. Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2008 Jan;
  • Options and Considerations for Online Meetings Among Preceptors, Students and Faculty. Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2008 Jan;
  • Safe Browsing for Health: Helping Patients and Learners Find Trustworthy Information. Subscription based newsletter for Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2007 Jan;
  • Teaching Learners to Access Genetic Resources for Patient Care. Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2007 Jan;
  • Focusing On the Patient – Using Technology Wisely. Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2006 Jan;
  • Optimizing Student’s Use Of Handheld Computers At The Point Of Care. Subscription based newsletter for the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
    Agresta T. The Teaching Physician, newsletter 2005 Jan;
  • Teaching students with handheld computers in your office. Education Column
    Agresta T. STFM Messenger, newsletter 2004 Jan;

Notes

  • Member or Steering Committee overseeing development of Strategic Plan for HIT development for Connecticut. State report
    Agresta, Thomas Connecticut State Health Information Technology Plan 2009 Jan;
  • A Report of the Family Health History Multi-Stakeholder Workgroup
    Agresta, Thomas Personalized Health Care Workgroup of the American Health Information Community 2007 Jan;

Reviews

Websites

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
The Primary Care Office of the Future ExhibitPlenary LectureHX360 - HIMSS2016Las Vegas
The Primary Care Office of the Future - How to Start at HomeLectureUConn Medicine Grand Rounds2016Farmington
What is the Primary Care Office of the Future and How Can You Start To Develop ITPlenary LectureTexas Association Of Community Health Centers2016San Padre Island Texas
The Office of the Future Exhibit at FMXOtherAmerican Academy of Family Physicians - FMX Annual Conference2016Orlando
The Primary Care Office of the Future - For ConnecticutLectureConneticut Academy of Family Physicians2016Waterbury
Informatics Needs for Primary Care - AMIA WorkshopOtherAmerican Medical Informatics Association2016Chicago
The Primary Care Office of the FutureLectureUConn Family Medicine Grand Rounds2016Hartford
The Primary Care Office of the Future: Use of a "Museum" Type Exhibit to Facilitate Education, Practice Transformation and Policy ChangeLectureSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine2015Orlando
The Primary Care Office of the Future - Exhibit and Hands On ExperienceOtherSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine2015Dallas
Preparing your Organization to Hold a Primary Care Office of the Future EventOtherSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Conference on Practice Improvement2015Dallas
Impact of Electronic Health Record Enhancements on Glycemic Control AttainmentPosterSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine2014Conference on Practice Improvement Tampa FL
Educating Healthcare Learners in the Rapidly Changing World of Health Information TechnologyPlenary LectureBaystate Medical Center2014Springfeild MA
Medical Education in the ERA of Electronic Health Records and Advanced Health ITOtherUniversity of Connecticut Medical School2014Farmington, CT
The Primary Care Office of the Future Workshop for UConn Primary Care ProgressOtherPrimary Care Progress2014St Francis - Hartford
Teaching Learners the Patient-Centered Use of Technology In the Exam Room. TalkFaculty Development Workshop - SUNY Downstate Medical School2011New York, NY
Connecting Connecticut Through Health Information Exchange.TalkConnecticut HIE and HIT Summit 2011Hartford CT
The Value of Health Information Exchange for Connecticut. TalkConnecticut HIE and HIT Summit 2011Hartford CT
The Many Faces of Biomedical Informatics. TalkBiomedical Informatics Symposium for Health Science Librarians2011Sturbridge MA
The Five Minute Hour: Online Clinical Interactions in the Era of Social Media. TalkAnnual Meeting of the American Medical Informatics Association2011Washington DC
Where do we go from here as Safety Net providers? TalkHealth Information Technology and Health Information Exchange2010Middletown CT
The Scope and Definition of BioMedical Informatics at UConn. TalkGeneral Clinical Research Center Seminar Series 2010Farmington CT
I Don't Want The Front Desk Staff to See My Whole Medical History: Patient Perspectives On Health IT In PracticePosterNorth American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting 2010
Meaningful Use: How Can Small Practices Qualify For Funds?TalkHealthcare In Transition: Third Annual Primary Care Summit2010 Cromwell CT
The Current State Of Health Information Exchange In Connecticut. – Whose Medical Home Is It Anyway?TalkSt Franciscare Health Partners Annual Conference2010Farmington CT
Developing Faculty Skills in Medical Informatics, Teaching Our Learners How to Optimally use Health Information Technology (HIT) in Patient Care. TalkNE Regional AAMC 2010Farmington CT
Using An EHR For Patient-Centered, Connected Medical Care. The Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records, The Practitioners Guide. TalkThe Regional Extension Center Summit2010Trumbell CT
Meaningful Use:Understanding the Details.TalkSt. Francis Physician Hospital Organization Leadership series 2010Hartford CT
Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology: A Roadmap to Implementing a Regional HIT Extension Center in Connecticut OtherUConnect2010
The ideal office in 2020 – The “Connected” Medical HomeTalkConnecticut Primary Care Summit2009
Faculty Development for Informatics: Education Working Group Workshop TalkAnnual Meeting of American Medical Informatics Association2009San Francisco
Patient-Centered Use of TechnologyTalkMiddlesex Hospital2009Middlesex Connecticut
Protecting the Medical Home: Involving Learners in Creating and Implementing an EMR Disaster Recovery Plan. TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine2009 Denver Colorado
Participatory Planning for Health Information Technology (HIT) in Safety Net Health Organizations: Perceived Goals, Motivation and Challenges Impacting HIT Adoption. PosterNorth American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Annual Meeting2009
Implementing mEMR_E© a Mock Electronic Medical Record for Education, Penn State Medical School – Led all day workshop on the use & implementation of the mEMR_E© curriculum development tool as well as standardized family curriculum development. Talk2009Penn State Medical School
The ideal office in 2020 – The “Connected” Medical Home,TalkConnecticut Primary Care Summit2009Hartford, CT
Patient-Centered Use of Technology TalkFamily Medicine Leadership Series2009Middlesex Hospital, Middlesex, CT
Developing a Chronic Care Management Utility. (Developed and Moderated 2 Online interactive discussions amongst national and regional stakeholders)OtherUConnect2009
“Family Medicine and Informatics Education, Rising to the Challenge to Teach Students to Care for Patients in the Information Age” Invited Pre-Conference Workshop LeaderPosterSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2008Portland OR
Mock EMR as a Clinical Education ToolTalkInnovations in Education Symposium2008Farmington Connecticut
Technology Options to Support More Effective GME and CME ActivitiesTalkInnovations in Education Symposium2008Farmington, CT
Where are the Primary Care Practitioners for the 21st Century?TalkConnecticut Primary Care Summit2008Hartford CT
Developing a Web-based Collaboration Portal & Wiki for Making Health Information Technology Decisions. TalkEthel Donaghue Translating Research Into Practice and Policy Seminar Series 2008Farmington CT
A “Virtual” Family and the Mock Electronic Medical Record for Education (mEMR_E©), Presented as part of “Virtual Worlds, Virtual Patients and Virtual EHRs for Health Care Education – (Panel presentation) TalkAmerican Medical Informatics Association Annual Meeting 2008Washington DC
Family Medicine and Informatics Education, Rising to the Challenge to Teach Students to Care for Patients in the Information AgeTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medcine Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2008Portland OR
Information Needs for the Advanced Medical HomeTalkUniversity of Connecticut St Francis Hospital Grand Rounds2008
Successful Implementation of Health Information Technology in 10 Easy Steps & Clinical Decision Support and Knowledge Management –Keynote speaker TalkMYSIS Users Group 2007Dallas TX
Successful Implementation of HIT in 10 Easy Steps – Keynote speakerTalkMYSIS Users Group2007Dallas TX
Clinical Decision Support and Knowledge Management – Keynote speaker TalkMYSIS Users Group2007Dallas TX
The Future of Family Medicine as a Template for the Design and Delivery of a 3rd Year Family Medicine Curriculum.TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Predoctoral Education Meeting 2007Memphis Tennessee
Using Electronic Evidence-based Medicine Tools in Teaching Students PosterSTFM Predoctoral Education Conference2006Charleston SC
Virtual Patient Panel Session – Invited Panelist by AAMC – “Use of A Mock Electronic Record as a Curriculum Delivery Tool”TalkInternational Meeting on Medical Simulation2006San Diego CA
Use of A Mock Electronic Record as a Curriculum Delivery Tool, Virtual Patient Panel Session – Invited Panelist by AAMC TalkInternational Meeting on Medical Simulation2006San Diego CA
Medical Students and Your Electronic Health Record: Challenges and Solutions. TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Predoctoral Education Meeting 2006Charleston SC
Teaching Preceptors Patient-Centered, Evidence-based Medicine Using Technology at the Point of Care. TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Predoctoral Education Meeting 2006Charleston SC
Using Electronic Evidence-based Medicine Tools in Teaching Students – Invited Pre-Conference Workshop Leader TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2006Charleston SC
Using Handheld Computers in the Office to Improve Clinical CareTalkConnecticut Academy of Family Medicine Annual Meeting 2006
Beyond EHR Implementation: Moving Towards Quality and Efficiency. TalkConnecticut State Medical Society Annual Meeting2006Rocky Hill CT
Teaching With Technology – Tips and Tricks for Effective Use in Education. TalkUniversity of Connecticut Education Grand Rounds2006Farmington CT
Effective Use of Information Technology for Clinical Decision Support: Current Status and a Roadmap to the FutureTalkUniversity of CT, St Francis Hospital Family Medicine Grand Rounds2006
Use of the Mock Electronic Medical Record in the Family Medicine Rotation – Consortium on Medical Education and TechnologyTalkNE Regional AAMC Meeting2005Washington DC
Use of a Mock Electronic Record in Medical Education TalkPennsylvania State University 2005Pennsylvania State University
Use of the Mock Electronic Medical Record in the Family Medicine Rotation TalkConsortium on Medical Education and Technology (COMET)2005Washington DC
The Hospice Experience: A Brief, Yet Powerful, Curriculum TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 32nd Annual Meeting2005New Orleans, LA
Multimethod Student Evaluation of the Family Medicine ClerkshipTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 31st Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2005Albuquerque NM
Dropping the Boards and Creating Your Own End of Clerkship Exam TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 31st Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2005Albuquerque NM
Clinical and Teaching Uses of Handheld Computers –– A half day educational retreat and workshop for Family Medicine residency faculty and chief residents. TalkUCHC faculty development2005Stamford CT
Handheld Computer Use for Clinical Care and Education of Medical Students – Day long educational retreat for Community FacultyTalkUniversity of CT School of Medicine2005Farmington CT
High – Tech High - Touch, University of CT / St Francis Hospital Family Medicine Residency Reunion – Alumni CME eventTalkTools in Practice and Teaching – Workshop2005Hartford CT
Enhancing Your Practice With Handheld ComputersTalkResidency Alumni CME event2005Hartford CT
High Tech Teaching – An On-Line Faculty Development Module to enhance use and teaching of Evidence Based Medicine with Handheld Computers. Other2005
Patient Centered Use and Teaching with Technology - - Enhancing the use of Handheld computers in the teaching setting for students and residentsTalkUniversity of Connecticut Family Medicine Residency Program2005Hartford, CT
Use of a Mock Electronic Record to deliver a “Virtual” Standardized Family CurriculumTalkAAMC Task force on Virtual Patient Use in Medical Education2004Washington DC
A Mock Electronic Medical Record to Teach Patient-centered Evidence-based Medicine. OtherSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 30th Anniversary Predoctoral Education Conference2004New Orleans, LA
Pediatric Oral Health – A Model Web-based Curriculum. TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 30th Anniversary Predoctoral Education Conference2004New Orleans, LA
Predoctoral Directors’ Preconference Workshop: Family Medicine Information Resources for Predoctoral Educators. TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 30th Anniversary Predoctoral Education Conference2004New Orleans, LA
Handheld Computer Curriculum Development: From Pilot to School-Wide Use.TalkAssociation of American Medical Colleges 29th Annual Session Innovations in Medical Education Exhibi2004Boston MA
Teaching Patient-Centered Use of Technology to Medical StudentsTalkWorld Organization of National Colleges, Academies and Academic Associations of General Practitioner2004Orlando FL
Handheld Computer Skills and Curriculum DevelopmentTalkUniversity of CT. 2004University of CT.
High-Tech, High-Touch Teaching Using a Virtual Electronic Medical Record and Handheld Computers. TalkAssociation of American Medical Colleges 28th Annual Session Innovations in Medical Education Exhibi2003Washington, DC
High- Tech, High –TouchTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 30th Annual Conference2003Atlanta GA
The Family Medicine Renewal Project: An Electronic Tool for Disseminating the Facts, Successes, and Future Innovations of Our Specialty TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 29th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2003Austin, TX
Teaching with Technology in Small Groups: Real Lessons in Real time!OtherSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 29th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference 2003Austin, TX
High-tech, High-touch Teaching Using a Virtual Electronic Medical Record and Handheld Computers. PosterSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 29th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2003Austin, TX
Future Innovations in Family MedicineTalk2003
Standardized Family Working Group: Developing and Enhancing Standardized Families in Teaching. TalkAssociation of American Medical Colleges 113th Annual Meeting2002San Francisco, CA
Dilemmas for New Predoctoral Leaders: Identifying Resources and Skills (How Can I Figure Out What I Need to Know and Where to Learn It?). TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 27th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2001Long Beach CA
PDA Conference: Connecticut Academy of Family PhysiciansTalk2001Meriden, CT
Educational Program for Community Preceptors TalkUniversity of Connecticut2001Farmington, CT
The Standardized Family at Four Medical Schools: A Model for Curriculum Collaboration. OtherSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 26th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference2000San Antonio, TX.
What Am I Supposed to Do with This Form? The Development, Implementation, and Outcomes of a Medical Student Clerkship Evaluation ProgramTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 26th Annual Predoctoral Conference 2000San Antonio, TX
Dilemmas for New Predoctoral Leaders: Identifying Resources and Skills (How Can I Figure Out What I Need to Know and Where to Learn It?). TalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 26th Annual Predoctoral Education Conference 2000San Antonio, TX
Clinical Practice & Teaching: How Do They Mesh? Evidence Based Medicine & Technology A Preceptor Development WorkshopTalkConnecticut Area Health Education Consortium 2000Southbury, CT
Evidence Based Medicine: What it is and How to Use it in Practice?” Evidence Based Medicine & Technology: A Preceptor Development WorkshopTalkConnecticut Area Health Education Consortium2000Southbury, CT
The Standardized Family at Five Medical Schools: A Model for Primary Care Curriculum Development. TalkAssociation of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting.1999Washington D.C
Crossroads in Curriculum Collaboration: The Standardized Family at Four Medical SchoolsTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine 25th Anniversary Predoctoral Education Conference 1999Savannah, GA
Teaching Students, Seeing More Patients, Having More Fun: A Community Faculty Development Program TalkThe 18th Annual Northeast Regional Conference of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine1999Syracuse, NY
Creating Physicians for the 21st Century: Student Perceptions of Career Competencies and Decision Making. PosterConnecticut Academy of Family Practice Annual Symposium 1999Plantsville, CT
Presentation of the new University of Connecticut School of Medicine CurriculumTalkNorthern New England Regional Education Consortium1999Concord, NH
Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Experience (MAX) - Preceptor development for community and university faculty. TalkUniversity of Connecticut Annual Faculty Development Weekend 1999Retreat Lenox, MA
Student Evaluation : Tips and TechniquesTalkMiddlesex Hospital (Grand Rounds Presentation)1999Middletown, CT
Strategies for Management of InfluenzaTalkSatellite based National CME Event1999East Hartford, CT
Meet the McQ's: A Standardized Family for Interdisciplinary Core Curriculum Development in Primary CareTalkAssociation of American Medical Colleges Annual Meeting1998New Orleans, LA
Creating Physicians for the 21st Century: Clinical and Career Decision Making and Student Perception of PreparednessTalkSTFM Annual Predoctoral Education Conference1998New Orleans, LA
Management of Adolescents in the OfficeTalkAdvances in Medicine and Teaching Family Medicine Series1998Farmington CT
Pre-operative Physical - Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Benefit of SurgeryTalkFamily Medicine Dept. Grand Rounds1998
Educating New Physicians: How Clinical Preceptors Influence Medical Students Development: Advances in Medicine and TeachingTalkUniversity of Connecticut 1997Farmington CT
Precepting Skills Workshop - 1 hour seminar / workshop. OtherConnecticut Academy of Family Physicians Annual Symposium1997Waterbury, CT
What’s on Your Mind - Leader of a large group “cohesion” and data gathering session for Community Preceptors Multidisciplinary Ambulatory Experience (MAX)TalkUniversity of Connecticut 1997Lenox, MA
A Multidisciplinary Collaborative Approach to Third Year Medical Student Education: Integrating to the MAXTalkSociety of Teachers of Family Medicine Northeast Regional Meeting1996Washington DC
Update on Multiple Sclerosis and Treatment OptionsTalkFamily Medicine Departmental Grand Rounds1996
Precepting Skills Workshop - 1 hour seminar / workshop OtherConnecticut Academy of Family Physicians Annual Symposium 1995Waterbury, CT
Sarcoidosis: Physicians’ and Patients’ Perspective TalkFamily Medicine Departmental Grand Rounds1993