Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
14-174 Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
South Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-9807
BA (Economics)
Yale University, 2001.
MBA (Healthcare Management)
Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
MSHP (Health Policy Research)
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

General gastroenterology, colorectal cancer screening

Description of Other Expertise

Health care delivery innovation, design thinking

Description of Research Expertise

1.) Improving the quality of and access to population-based colorectal cancer screening
2.) Leveraging behavioral economics, new technology, and care redesign to improve population health outcomes
3.) Pragmatic trials of health care delivery innovation

Selected Publications

Ahmad NA, Mehta SJ: An Automated Reporting System for Colonoscopy Quality: Lessons in Implementation. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 20(2): 252-255, February 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.cgh.2021.10.001.

Clifton ABW, Mehta SJ, Wainwright JV, Ogden SN, Saia CA, Rendle KA: Exploring Why Financial Incentives Fail to Affect At-home Colorectal Cancer Screening: a Mixed Methods Study. Journal of General Internal Medicine January 2022.

Lee NS, Anastos-Wallen R, Chaiyachati KH, Reitz C, Asch DA, Mehta SJ: Clinician decisions after notification of elevated blood pressure measurements from patients in a remote monitoring program. JAMA Network Open 5(1): e2143590, January 2022.

Russell LB, Huang Q, Lin Y, Norton LA, Zhu J, Iannotte LG, Asch DA, Mehta SJ, Tanna MS, Troxel AB, Volpp KG, Goldberg LR: The Electronic Health Record as the Primary Data Source in a Pragmatic Trial: A Case Study. Medical Decision Making January 2022.

Palchaudhuri S, Mehta SJ, Snider CK, Parsikia A, Hudson L, Compher C, Lewis JD, Wu GD, Pickett-Blakely O: Causes of Readmissions for Patients Discharged on Enteral Nutrition. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition January 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/jpen.2331.

Siddique SM, Mehta SJ, Parsikia A, Neuman MD, Lewis JD: Hospital Performance for Gastrointestinal Bleeding Mortality, Length of Stay, and Complication Rates in the USA. Digestive Diseases and Sciences January 2022.

Palchaudhuri S, Mehta SJ, Snider CK, Hudson L, Wu GD, Pickett-Blakely O: Hospital discharge on enteral nutrition is associated with increased hospital readmissions. Journal of the American College of Nutrition in press 2022.

Wainwright JV, Mehta SJ, Clifton A, Bocage C, Ogden SN, Cohen S, Rendle KA: Persistent Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Completion Amid Centralized Outreach: A Mixed Methods Study. American Journal of Health Promotion December 2021.

Serper M, Liu CH, Blumberg EA, Burdzy AE, Veasey S, Halpern S, Lander E, Sigafus MR, Bloom RD, Dunn TB, Abt PL, Reddy KR, Mehta SJ: A pragmatic outreach pilot to understand and overcome barriers to COVID-19 vaccination in abdominal organ transplant. Transplant Infectious Disease 23(5): e13722, October 2021.

Huf SW, Asch DA, Volpp KG, Reitz C, Mehta SJ : Text Messaging and Opt-out Mailed Outreach in Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Journal of General Internal Medicine 36(7): 1958-1964, July 2021.

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Last updated: 01/20/2022
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