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

Vajravelu RK, Mehta SJ, Lewis JD, The Early-age Onset Colorectal Cancer Testing, Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Symptoms Study Group: Understanding Characteristics of Who Undergoes Testing is Crucial for the Development of Diagnostic Strategies to Identify Individuals at Risk for Early-age Onset Colorectal Cancer. Gastroenterology 160(4): 993-998, March 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2020.11.058.

Dalal RS, Palchaudhuri S, Snider CK, Lewis JD, Mehta SJ, Lichtenstein GR: Preadmission Cannabis Use Is Positively Correlated With Inpatient Opioid Dose Exposure in Hospitalized Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 27(4): 500-506, March 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1093/ibd/izaa104.

Chaiyachati KH, Mahraj K, Garzon Mrad C, O’Malley CJ, Balasta M, Snider C, Huffenberger AM, Hanson CW, Mehta SJ, Asch DA: Using Design and Innovation Principles to Reduce Avoidable Emergency Department Visits Among Employees of a Large Academic Medical Center. Healthcare 9(1): 100514, March 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2020.100514.

Siddque SM, Mehta SJ: Bundled Payments for Hospitalized Patients With Gastrointestinal Disease: Current Opportunities and Challenges for Gastroenterology Practices. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 19(2): 215-218, February 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.09.022.

Mahmud N, Asch DA, Sung J, Reitz C, Coniglio MS, McDonald C, Bernard D, Mehta SJ: Effect of Text Messaging on Bowel Preparation and Appointment Attendance for Outpatient Colonoscopy: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open 4(1): e2034553, January 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.34553.

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 January 2021.

Russell LB, Norton LA, Pagnotti D, Sevinc C, Anderson S, Bigelow DF, Iannotte LG, Josephs M, McGilloway R, Barankay I, Putt ME, Reese PP, Asch DA, Goldberg LR, Mehta SJ, Tanna MS, Troxel AB, Volpp KG: Using clinical trial data to estimate the costs of behavioral interventions for potential adopters: A guide for trialists. Medical Decision Making 41(1): 9-20, January 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1177/0272989X20973160.

Paladhi UR, Harb AH, Daniel SG, Dawwas GK, Schnellinger EM, Wollack C, Aberra FN, Bewtra M, Green JA, Klaproth JA, Lichtenstein GR, Saxena A, Berera S, Buchner A, Mehta SJ, Osterman MT, Rashid F, Tomov V, Caldera F, Sumona S, Mahadevan U, Roy A, Nessel L, Wu GD, Bittinger K, Lewis JD: The Impact of Introducing Patient-Reported Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms via Electronic Survey on Clinic Visit Length, Patient and Provider Satisfaction, and the Environment Microbiome. Inflammatory Bowel Disease January 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1093/ibd/izaa356.

Davoudi A, Lee NS, Chivers C, Delaney T, Asch EL, Reitz C, Mehta SJ, Chaiyachati KH, Mowery DL: Patient Interaction Phenotypes with an Automated Remote Hypertension Monitoring Program and their Association with Blood Pressure Control: Observational Study Journal of Medical Internet Research 22(12): e22493, December 2020 Notes: doi: 10.2196/22493.

Mehta SJ, Hume E, Troxel AB, Reitz C, Norton L, Lacko H, McDonald C, Freeman J, Marcus N, Volpp KG, Asch DA: Effect of Activity Monitoring and Text Messaging on Discharge to Home, Return to Activity, and Rehospitalization after Hip and Knee Arthroplasty: a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Network Open 3(12): e2028328, December 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.28328.

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Last updated: 03/31/2021
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