David A. Dorr
David A. Dorr, MD MS earned his BA in Economics (with minors in Mathematics and Psychology) and his MD from Washington University in St. Louis. He then completed Internal Medicine residency at Oregon Health & Science University, and earned a Master's in Medical Informatics and Health Services Administration from the University of Utah. He did several years of biostatistical consulting during undergraduate and medical school.
Broadly, David's interests lie in care management, coordination of care, collaborative care, chronic disease management, quality, and the requirements of clinical information systems to support these areas. From these interests, he has broadened into clinical information needs, Electronic Health Record (EHR) deployment and Health Information Exchange as a way to expand systems-based approaches to all of health care. Finally, David performs evaluations of care management and informatics initiatives using a variety of methodologies.
His current projects include Expanding Guidelines to Collaborative Care Agents (funded by the National Library of Medicine); dissemination, further innovation, and evaluation of the Care Management Plus project (funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation; and participation in The John A. Hartford Geriatric Teams in Practice dissemination, and its dissemination with Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City. He also works with RADAR and Internal Review Boards to improve patient safety. Additionally, his work on collaborative systems has led him to work with the CHIACC group at the VA.