Publications and Presentations


Willis SJ, Cocoros NM, Randall LM, Ochoa AM, Haney G, Hsu KK, DeMaria A, Klompas M. Electronic Health Record Use in Public Health Infectious Disease Surveillance, USA, 2018–2019. Current Infectious Disease Reports. 2019;21(10):32. PubMed.

Cocoros NM, Ochoa A,  Eberhardt K, Zambarano B, Klompas M. Denominators Matter: Understanding Medical Encounter Frequency and Its Impact on Surveillance Estimates Using EHR Data. eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes). 2019; 7(1): 31, pp. 1–6. Article.

Dee EC, Hsu KK, Kruskal BA, Menchaca JT, Zambarano B, Cocoros N, Herrick B, Weiss MDP, Hafer E, Erani D, Josephson M, Young J, Torrone EA, Flagg EW, Klompas M. Temporal Patterns in Chlamydia Repeat Testing in Massachusetts. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2019;56(3):458-463. PubMed.

Klompas M, Cocoros N, Menchaca JT, Erani D, Hafer E, Herrick B, Josephson M, Lee M, Weiss M, Zambarano B, Eberhardt K, Malenfant J, Nasuti L, Land T. State and local chronic disease surveillance using electronic health record systems. American Journal of Public Health 107, no. 9 (September 1, 2017): pp. 1406-1412. Abstract.

Baker MA, Kaelber DC, Bar-Shain DS, Moro PL, Zambarano B, Mazza M, Garcia C, Henry A, Platt R, Klompas M. Advanced Clinical Decision Support for Vaccine Adverse Event Detection and Reporting. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2015;61(6):864-870. PubMed.

Birkhead GS, Klompas M, Shah NR. Uses of electronic health records for public health surveillance to advance public health. Annual Review of Public Health. 2015 Mar 18;36:345-59. doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-031914-122747. Epub 2015 Jan 2. PubMed.

Vogel J, Brown JS, Land T, Platt R, Klompas M. MDPHnet:  Secure, distributed sharing of electronic health record data for public health surveillance, evaluation, and planning. American Journal of Public Health 2014;104(12):2265-70. PubMed. 

Yih WK, Cocoros NM, Crockett M, Klompas M, Kruskal BA, Kulldorff M, Lazarus R, Madoff LC, Morrison MJ, Smole S, Platt R.  Automated influenza-like illness reporting, an efficient adjunct to traditional sentinel surveillance.  Public Health Reports 2014;129:55-63. PubMed.

Klompas M, Eggleston E, McVetta J, Lazarus R, Li L, Platt R.  Automated detection and classification of type 1 versus type 2 diabetes using electronic health record data.  Diabetes Care 2013;36:914-921. PubMed.

Klompas M, Lazarus R, McVetta J, Eggleston M, Haney G, Kruskal B, Yih WK, Daly P, Oppedisano P, Beagan B, Lee M, Kirby C, Heisey-Grove D, DeMaria A, Platt R.  Integrating clinical practice and public health surveillance using electronic medical record systems. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2012;42:S154-162 and American Journal of Public Health 2012;102:S325-S332 (joint publication). PubMed.

Allen-Dicker J, Klompas M.  Comparison of electronic laboratory reports, administrative claims, and electronic health record data for acute viral hepatitis surveillance.  Journal of Public Health Practice and Management 2012;18:209-214. PubMed.

Calderwood MS, Platt R, Hou X, Malenfant J, Haney G, Kruskal B, Lazarus R, Klompas M.  Real-time surveillance for tuberculosis using electronic health record data from an ambulatory practice in eastern Massachusetts.  Public Health Reports 2010; 125:843-850. PubMed.

Lazarus R, Klompas M, Campion FX, McNabb SN, Hou X, Daniel J, Haney G, DeMaria A, Lenert L, Platt R.  Electronic Support for Public Health: Validated case finding and reporting for notifiable diseases using electronic medical data.  Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 2009;16:18-24. PubMed.

Klompas M, Haney G, Church D, Lazarus R, Hou X, Platt R. Automated identification of acute hepatitis B using electronic medical record data to facilitate public health surveillance. PLoS One. 2008 Jul 9;3(7):e2626. PMC.

Klompas M, Lazarus R, Platt R, Hou X, Campion FX, Kruskal B, Haney G, Dumas W, Daniel J, DeMaria A, McNabb SJN. Automated Detection and Reporting of Notifiable Diseases Using Electronic Medical Records Versus Passive Surveillance — Massachusetts, June 2006—July 2007. MMWR Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 2008;57:373-6. Report link.


Recent Presentations

Impact of an electronic medical record best practice alert on expedited partner therapy for chlamydia infection and reinfection.
Sarah J. Willis, PhD, MPH
Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC. June 2019.

Gonorrhea Testing Patterns Among Males in Three Large Clinical Practices in Massachusetts, 2010-2017
Elizabeth C. Dee, MPH; Sarah Willis, PhD, MPH; Katherine K. Hsu, MD, MPH; Heather Elder, PhD, MPH; Noelle M. Cocoros, DSc, MPH; Jessica Young, PhD; Julia Marcus, PhD, MPH; Elizabeth A. Torrone, PhD, MSPH; Eloisa Llata, MD, MPH; Elaine W. Flagg, PhD, MS; Michael Klompas, MD, MPH
National STD Prevention Conference, Washington, DC. August 2018.

Denominators matter: Understanding medical encounter frequency and its impact on surveillance estimates using EMR data
Noelle M. Cocoros, DSc, MPH; Aileen Ochoa, MPH; Karen Eberhardt, BS; Bob Zambarano, PhD; Michael Klompas, MD
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference, West Palm Beach, FL. June 2018.

Temporal Patterns in Chlamydia Repeat Testing and Positivity Rates in Massachusetts
Elizabeth C. Dee, MPH; Katherine K. Hsu, MD, MPH; Benjamin A.Kruskal MD, PhD; John T. Menchaca, BA; Bob Zambarano, PhD; Noelle Cocoro, DSc, MPH, Brian Herrick, MD; Michelle D. Payne Weiss, MPH; Ellen Hafer, MTS, MBA; Diana Erani, MBA; Mark Josephson, Jessica Young, PhD; Michael Klompas, MD, MPH
International Society for Disease Surveillance Annual Conference, Orlando, FL. January 2018.

Automated Public Health Surveillance Using Electronic Health Record Data
Michael Klompas, MD, MPH
National Institutes of Health Collaboratory Grand Rounds. October 20, 2017

Implementing an EHR-based Distributed Data Network for Public Health Surveillance of Notifiable Diseases and Chronic Conditions: A How-To Guide with Lessons Learned from Massachusetts.
Noelle M. Cocoros, DSc, MPH; Bob Zambarano, PhD; Michael Klompas, MD, MPH
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference, Boise, ID. June 2017.

A framework for automated continuum of care reporting of selected notifiable diseases using electronic medical record data: Preliminary data for HIV in Massachusetts.
Elizabeth C. Dee, MPH; Noelle Cocoros, DSc MPH; Liisa M. Randall, PhD; Hannah Rettler, MPH; Mark Josephson; Michael Klompas, MD, MPH
Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference, Boise, ID. June 2017.

Electronic Health Records, STD Surveillance, and Rapid Action
Michael Klompas, MD, MPH
2017 Clinical Trials Group Technical Consultation. May 2017.