Meeting Archive:
Induction Quality Project: Magee-Womens Hospital

Meeting Description:

In 2004, Magee-Womens Hospital of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center initiated a Quality Improvement Project to reduce elective inductions. Dr. English will share details on the development of their baseline information on inductions, the process of educating the provider community and the leadership required to change the practice culture around this often too frequent intervention.

Date: Thu, Aug 27, 2009
Time: 12:30 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Host(s): NPIC/QAS Membership Services
 Presenter Information
Dennis H. English MD, MMM, FACOG

Dr. English is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Vice President of Medical Affairs at Magee-Womens Hospital.  In this role Dr. English serves as the Medical Director for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety and Physician Advisor of the Health Management Department.  Dr. English is also the Medical Director of Woman Care Associates a single specialty OB/GYN practice of thirty-eight providers.  Dr. English’s clinical practice is limited to gynecology. 


Dr. English received his MD degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his Masters of Medical Management degree at Carnegie Mellon University.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetrician-Gynecologists and a diplomat of the American College of Physician Executives.