Thomas Houston

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Quitters referring smokers: a quitline chain-referral pilot study
    Kathryn L Delaughter
    eHealth Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Bedford, VA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 7:282. 2014
  2. pmc Web-based smoking cessation intervention that transitions from inpatient to outpatient: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen F Harrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7337, USA
    Trials 13:123. 2012
  3. pmc Cluster-randomized trial of a web-assisted tobacco quality improvement intervention of subsequent patient tobacco product use: a National Dental PBRN study
    Thomas K Houston
    VA Bedford Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    BMC Oral Health 13:13. 2013
  4. pmc Recruitment activities for a nationwide, population-based, group-randomized trial: the VA MI-Plus study
    Ellen Funkhouser
    VA Research Enhancement Award Program REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Implement Sci 6:105. 2011
  5. pmc Multiple uncontrolled conditions and blood pressure medication intensification: an observational study
    Amanda H Salanitro
    VA National Quality Scholars Program, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Implement Sci 5:55. 2010
  6. pmc The QUIT-PRIMO provider-patient Internet-delivered smoking cessation referral intervention: a cluster-randomized comparative effectiveness trial: study protocol
    Thomas K Houston
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 5:87. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Culturally appropriate storytelling to improve blood pressure: a randomized trial
    Thomas K Houston
    Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:77-84. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The art and science of patient storytelling-harnessing narrative communication for behavioral interventions: the ACCE project
    Thomas K Houston
    The Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research CHQOER, Bedford Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 16:686-97. 2011

Collaborators

  • Yendelela L Cuffee
  • Maria Pisu
  • Cheryl L Holt
  • Andrea Cherrington
  • Ellen Funkhouser
  • Kathryn L Delaughter
  • Kathleen F Harrington
  • Deborah A Levine
  • Jeroan J Allison
  • Amanda H Salanitro
  • Julie E Volkman
  • Barrett D Phillips
  • William C Bailey
  • Julie A McDougal
  • Rajani S Sadasivam
  • Bin Zhang
  • Catarina I Kiefe
  • Nancy K Johnson
  • Joe K Gerald
  • Mark S Litaker
  • Jewell H Halanych
  • Monika M Safford
  • Bonita S Agee

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Quitters referring smokers: a quitline chain-referral pilot study
    Kathryn L Delaughter
    eHealth Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Bedford, VA, USA
    BMC Res Notes 7:282. 2014
    ..Telephone counseling Quitlines can support smoking cessation, but are under-utilized. We explored the use of smoker peer-referrals to increase use of a Quitline in Mississippi and Alabama...
  2. pmc Web-based smoking cessation intervention that transitions from inpatient to outpatient: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Kathleen F Harrington
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, The University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7337, USA
    Trials 13:123. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Cluster-randomized trial of a web-assisted tobacco quality improvement intervention of subsequent patient tobacco product use: a National Dental PBRN study
    Thomas K Houston
    VA Bedford Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    BMC Oral Health 13:13. 2013
    ..Brief clinician delivered advice helps in tobacco cessation efforts. This study assessed the impact of our intervention on instances of advice given to dental patients during visits on tobacco use quit rates 6 months after the intervention...
  4. pmc Recruitment activities for a nationwide, population-based, group-randomized trial: the VA MI-Plus study
    Ellen Funkhouser
    VA Research Enhancement Award Program REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Implement Sci 6:105. 2011
    ..We describe the recruitment and enrollment of such a trial testing a clinician-directed, Internet-delivered intervention for improving the care of postmyocardial infarction patients with multiple comorbidities...
  5. pmc Multiple uncontrolled conditions and blood pressure medication intensification: an observational study
    Amanda H Salanitro
    VA National Quality Scholars Program, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Implement Sci 5:55. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that multiple uncontrolled cardiovascular risk factors would decrease blood pressure (BP) medication intensification among uncontrolled hypertensive patients...
  6. pmc The QUIT-PRIMO provider-patient Internet-delivered smoking cessation referral intervention: a cluster-randomized comparative effectiveness trial: study protocol
    Thomas K Houston
    Division of Health Informatics and Implementation Science, Quantitative Health Sciences and Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Implement Sci 5:87. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Culturally appropriate storytelling to improve blood pressure: a randomized trial
    Thomas K Houston
    Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:77-84. 2011
    ..Storytelling is emerging as a powerful tool for health promotion in vulnerable populations. However, these interventions remain largely untested in rigorous studies...
  8. ncbi request reprint The art and science of patient storytelling-harnessing narrative communication for behavioral interventions: the ACCE project
    Thomas K Houston
    The Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research CHQOER, Bedford Veterans Administration Medical Center, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
    J Health Commun 16:686-97. 2011
    ..Lessons learned may be useful for other video-based behavioral interventions that incorporate personal narratives...