Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Staff Physician , Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Associate Director, Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics (CHIBE)
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Contact information
Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
11th Fl, Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-4047
B.A. (Electrical Engineering & Economic Systems)
Stanford University, Magna Cum Laude, 2001.
Ph.D. (Health Care Management and Economics)
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2010.
Post-Graduate Training
NIH Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) Fellow, National Institutes of Health, 2003-2010.
AHRQ National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellow, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality , 2005-2005.
Public Health Systems Scholar, Academy Health, 2007-2007.
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI), The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2013.
Resident Physician and Clinical Fellow, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Harvard Medical School and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates (HVMA), 2011-2014.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2014.
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Selected Publications

Marcotte L, Hodlofski A, Bond A, Patel P, Sacks L, Navathe AS: Into Practice: How Advocate Health System uses Behavioral Economics to Motivate Physicians in its Incentive Program. Healthcare 5(3): 129-135, Sept 2017.

Powers BW, Navathe AS, Chaguturu SR, Ferris TG, Torchiana DF: Aligning Incentives for Value: The Internal Performance Framework at Partners HealthCare. Healthcare 5(3): 141-149, Sept 2017.

Liao J, Holdofski A, Whittington GL, Zucker M, Viroslav S, Fox DL, Navathe AS: Baptist Health System: Succeeding in Bundled Payments Through Behavioral Principles. Healthcare 5(3): 136-140, Sept 2017.

Liao JM, Schapira MS, Navathe AS, Mitra N, Weissman A, Asch DA: The Effect of Emphasizing Patient, Societal and Institutional Harms of Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescribing on Physician Support of Financial Penalties: A Randomized Trial Annals of Internal Medicine 167(3): 215-16, Aug 2017.

Navathe AS, Song Z, Emanuel EJ: The Next Generation of Episode-Based Payments. JAMA 317(23): 2371-2, Jun 2017.

Parikh RB, Schwartz JS, Navathe, AS: Beyond Genes and Molecules-A Precision Delivery Initiative for Precision Medicine. NEJM 376(17): 1609-12, Apr 2017.

Navathe AS, Zhong F, Lei VJ, Chang FY, Sordo M, Topaz M, Navathe SB, Rocha RA, Zhou L: Hospital Readmission and Social Risk Factors Identified from Physician Notes. Health Services Research March 2017 Notes: Published 3/13/17 - doi:10.1111/1475-6773.12670.

Navathe AS, Troxel AB, Liao JM, Nan N, Zhu J, Zhong W, Emanuel EJ: Cost of Joint Replacement Using Bundled Payment Models. JAMA Intern Med 177(2): 214-222, Feb 2017 Notes: press coverage: Wharton Radio, KHN, Politico, LDI Research Brief.

Liao JM, Navathe AS, Schapira MS, Mitra N, Weissman A, Asch DA: Penalizing Physicians for Low Value Care in Hospital Medicine: A Randomized Survey. Journal of Hospital Medicine In Press 2017.

Liao JM, Navathe AS, Schapira MS, Mitra N, Weissman A, Asch DA: When Reducing Low Value in Hospital Medicine Saves Money, Who Benefits? Journal of Hospital Medicine In Press 2017.

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