Selected Publications

Sahil Sandhu, Robert S. Saunders, Mark B. McClellan, Charlene A. Won
Health Equity Should Be A Key Value In Value-Based Payment And Delivery Reform
Health Affairs Blog, November 25, 2020. DOI: 10.1377/hblog20201119.836369

Ayotomiwa Ojo, Parsa Erfani, Neel Shah
Value-Based Health Care Must Value Black Lives
Health Affairs Blog, September 3, 2020. DOI: 10.1377/hblog20200831.419320

Sawaya GF, Smith-McCune K, Kuppermann M.
Cervical Cancer Screening: More Choices in 2019.
JAMA. 2019 May 28;321(20):2018-2019. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.4595.  

Sawaya GF, Sanstead E, Alarid-Escudero F, Smith-McCune K, Gregorich SE, Silverberg MJ, Leyden W, Huchko MJ, Kuppermann M, Kulasingam S.
Estimated Quality of Life and Economic Outcomes Associated With 12 Cervical Cancer Screening Strategies: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis.
JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jul 1;179(7):867-878. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2019.0299. Erratum in: JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jun 17

Michael J. Silverberg, Wendy A. Leyden, Jennifer O. Lam, Steven E. Gregorich, Megan J. Huchko, Shalini Kulasingam, Miriam Kuppermann, Karen K. Smith-McCune, George F. Sawaya. Updated Evidence Report and Systematic Review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health, August 8, 2018. 

George F. Sawaya. Cervical Cancer Screening—Moving From the Value of Evidence to the Evidence of Value. JAMA Intern Medicine. 2018;178(10):1293-1295. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2018.

Carolyn S. Avery, MD, MHS, Jimmy Beck, MD, MEd, Ryan Padrez, MD, et al. Developing the PedsValue Modules - A National Pediatric High Value Care Curriculum. Academic Pediatrics. Volume 17, Issue 5, July 2017, Pages 471-475

Moriates, C, Wachter, R. Accountability in Patient Safety.
Perspectives on Safety, Feb 2016.

Moriates, C, Shah, N, Arora, V. A framework for the frontline: How hospitalists can improve healthcare value
Journal of Hospital Medicine, Oct 2015.

Moriates C, Feldman, L. Nebulized bronchodilators instead of metered-dose inhalers for obstructive pulmonary symptomsJournal of Hospital Medicine, 2015; 10:691–693.

Basch, E, Spertus, J, Dudley, RA, Wu, A, Chuahan, C, Cohen, P, Smith, ML, Nick Black, N, Crawford, A, Christensen, K, Blake, K, Goertz, C. Methods for Developing Patient-Reported Outcome-Based Performance Measures (PRO-PMs). Value in Health, 2015; 18:493-504. 

Schneider A, Henderson JT, Harper CC, Hsu A, Saraiya M, Sawaya GF. Obstetrician-gynecologists' beliefs about performing less cervical cancer screening: the pendulum swings. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jul 14 

Duseja, R, Bardach, NS, Lin, GA, Yazdany, J, Dean, ML, Clay, T, Dudley, RA. Revisit Rates and Associated Costs after an Emergency Department Encounter: A Multi-State Analysis. Annals of Internal Medicine, 2015 Jun 2;162(11):750-6. 

Marafino, BJ, Boscardin, WJ, Dudley, RA. Efficient and Sparse Feature Selection for Biomedical Text Classification via the Elastic Net: Application to ICU Risk Stratification from Nursing Notes. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2015 Apr;54:114-20. 

Chen, LC, Lin, GA, Bardach, NS, Boscardin, WJ, Gelb, AW, Maze, M, Gropper, MA, Dudley, RA. Preoperative Medical Testing Prior to Cataract Surgery in Medicare Patients. New England Journal of Medicine, 2015 Apr 16;372(16):1530-8. 

Moriates C, Arora V, Shah N. Understanding Value-Based Healthcare (textbook). McGraw-Hill Education: New York, NY. 2015.

Sawaya GF, Kulasingam S, Denberg TD, Qaseem A; Clinical Guidelines Committee of American College of Physicians. Cervical Cancer Screening in Average-Risk Women: Best Practice Advice From the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. 

Grady D. A Simple Approach to Reducing Inappropriate Use of Central Venous Catheters. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Jul 1;175(7):1234. 

Yazdany, J, Dudley, RA, Chen, R, Lin, GA, Tseng, C-W. Coverage For High Cost Specialty Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis in Medicare Part D. Arthritis and Rheumatology, 2015 Jun;67(6):1474-80. 

Kuppermann M, Sawaya GF. Shared decision-making: easy to evoke, challenging to implement. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Feb;175(2):167-8.

Moriates C, Dohan D, Spetz J, Sawaya GF. Defining competencies for education in health care value: recommendations from the University of California, San Francisco Center for Healthcare Value Training Initiative. Acad Med. 2015 Apr;90(4):421-4. 

Schmajuk G, Bozic KJ, Yazdany J. Using Medicare data to understand low-value health care: the case of intra-articular hyaluronic acid injections. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct;174(10):1702-4.

Khanna R, Stoddard PJ, Gonzales EN, Villagran-Flores M, Thomson J, Bayard P, Palos Lucio AG, Schillinger D, Bertozzi S, Gonzales R. An automated telephone nutrition support system for Spanish-speaking patients with diabetes. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2014 Nov;8(6):1115-20. 

Moriates C, Mourad M, Novelero M, Wachter RM. Development of a hospital-based program focused on improving healthcare value. J Hosp Med. 2014 Oct;9(10):671-7.

Hsia RY, Akosa Antwi Y, Nath JB. Variation in charges for 10 common blood tests in California hospitals: a cross-sectional analysis. BMJ Open. 2014 Aug 14;4(8):e005482. 

Bardach NS, Coker TR, Zima BT, Murphy JM, Knapp P, Richardson LP, Edwall G, Mangione-Smith R. Common and Costly Hospitalizations for Pediatric Mental Health Disorders.  Pediatrics. 2014 Apr;133(4):602-9. PMID: 24639270.

Moriates C, Shah N. Creating an effective campaign for change: strategies for teaching value. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Oct;174(10):1693-5.

Kaiser SV, Asteria-Penaloza R, Vittinghoff E, Cabana MD, Bardach NS. National Patterns of Codeine Prescriptions for Children in the Emergency Department. Pediatrics. 2014 May;133(5):e1139-47. 

DeJong, C, Santa, J, Dudley, RA. Websites That Offer Care over the Internet: Is There an Access Quality Tradeoff? JAMA, 2014 Apr 2;311(13):1287-8. 

Marafino, BJ, Davies, JM, Bardach, NS, Dean, ML, Dudley, RA. N-gram Support Vector Machines for Scalable Procedure and Diagnosis Classification, with Applications to Clinical Free Text Data from the Intensive Care Unit. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 2014 Sep-Oct;21(5):871-5. 

Katz MH, Grady D, Redberg RF. Developing methods for less is more. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Jul;174(7):1076.

Henderson JT, Yu JM, Harper CC, Sawaya GF. U.S. clinicians' perspectives on less frequent routine gynecologic examinations. Prev Med. 2014 May;62:49-53 

Kazi DS, Garber AM, Shah RU, Dudley RA, Mell MW, Rhee C, Moshkevich S, Boothroyd DB, Owens DK, Hlatky MA. Cost-effectiveness of genotype-guided and dual antiplatelet therapies in acute coronary syndrome. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 18;160(4):221-232. 

Hsia RY, Akosa Antwi Y, Weber E. Analysis of variation in charges and prices paid for vaginal and caesarean section births: a cross-sectional study. BMJ Open. 2014 Jan 15;4(1):e004017. 

Moriates C, Shah NT, Arora VM. JAMA. First, do no (financial) harm. JAMA. 2013 Aug 14;310(6):577-8. doi: 10.1001/jama.2013.7516.

Bardach, NS, Wang, JJ, De Leon, SF, Shih, SC, Boscarin, WJ, Goldman, LE, Dudley, RA. Effect of Pay-for-Performance Incentives on Quality of Care in Small Practices with Electronic Health Records: A Randomized Trial. JAMA, 2013 Sep 11;310(10):1051-9. 

Nguyen OK, Tang N, Hillman JM, Gonzales R. What's cost got to do with it? Association between hospital costs and frequency of admissions among "high users" of hospital care. J Hosp Med. 2013 Dec;8(12):665-71. 

Philip M. Alberti, Ann C. Bonham,Darrell G.  Kirch.
Making Equity a Value in Value-Based Health Care. 
Academic Medicine. November 2013 - Volume 88 - Issue 11 - p 1619-1623 doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e3182a7f76f.

Moriates C, Shah N, Arora VM. Medical training and expensive care. Health Aff (Millwood). 2013 Jan;32(1):196.