Shivan J. Mehta, MD, MBA, MSHP

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Associate Professor of Medicine (Gastroenterology) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Affiliated Faculty, University of Pennsylvania Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Senior Fellow, University of Pennsylvania Leonard David Institute of Health Economics
Staff Physician, Gastroenterology, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Co-Director, Quality Improvement and Delivery Science (QUIDS) Program
Associate Chief Innovation Officer, University of Pennsylvania
Core Faculty, Center for Healthcare Improvement and Patient Safety, Perelman School of Medicine
Member, University of Pennsylvania Abramson Cancer Center
Physician Lead, Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategy team, Penn Medicine
Associate Director, T32 Gastroenterology Clinical Epidemiology Training Grant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Innovation Faculty, Penn Center for Cancer Care Innovation, Abramson Cancer Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3600 Civic Center Boulevard
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

Mehta SJ, McDonald C, Reitz C, Kastuar S, Snider CK, Okorie E, McNelis K, Shaikh H, Cook TS, Goldberg DS, Rothstein K: A randomized trial of mailed outreach with behavioral economic interventions to improve liver cancer surveillance. Hepatology Communications 8(1): e0349, December 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.1097/HC9.0000000000000349.

Waddell KJ, Goel K, Park SH, Linn KA, Navathe AS, Liao JM, McDonald C, Reitz C, Moore J, Hyland S, Mehta SJ: Association of Electronic Self-Scheduling and Screening Mammogram Completion. American Journal of Preventive Medicine December 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2023.11.002.

Waddell KJ, Mehta SJ: Designing Effective and Appropriate Opt-Out Approaches for Patient Outreach. JAMA Internal Medicine 183(11): 1194-1195, November 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2023.4628.

Serper M, Burdzy A, Schaubel DE, Mason R, Banerjee A, Goldberg DS, Martin EF, Mehta SJ, Russell LB, Cheung AC, Ladner DP, Benavente JY, Wolf MS: Patient randomised controlled trial of technology enabled strategies to promote treatment adherence in liver transplantation: rationale and design of the TEST trial. BMJ Open 13(9): e075172, September 2023 Notes: DOI: 10.1136/bmjopen-2023-075172.

Klaiman T, Iannotte LG, Josephs M, Russell LB, Norton L, Mehta S, Troxel A, Zhu J, Volpp K, Asch DA: Qualitative analysis of a remote monitoring intervention for managing heart failure. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 23(1): 440, September 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s12872-023-03456-9.

Chaiyachati KH, Snider CK, Mitra N, Huffenberger AM, McGinley S, Bristow R, Hanson CW 3rd, Kruse G, Mehta SJ, Asch DA: Economics of a health system's direct-to-consumer telemedicine for its employees. American Journal of Managed Care 29(6): 284-290, June 2023 Notes: doi: 10.37765/ajmc.2023.89369.

Segura A, Mehta SJ: Postcolonoscopy Colorectal Cancer as a Quality Metric-Identifying Opportunities to Improve Outcomes. JAMA Network Open 6(4): e236680, April 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.6680.

Naik A, Syvyk S, Tong J, Wirtalla C, Barg FK, Guerra CE, Mehta SJ, Wender R, Merchant RM, Kelz RR: Factors Associated With Primary Care Physician Decision-making When Making Medication Recommendations vs Surgical Referrals. JAMA Network Open 6(2): e2256086, February 2023 Notes: doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.56086.

Finn CB, Wirtalla C, Roberts SE, Collier K, Mehta SJ, Guerra CE, Airoldi E, Zhang X, Keele L, Aarons CB, Jensen ST, Kelz RR: Comparison of Simulated Outcomes of Colorectal Cancer Surgery at the Highest-Performing vs Chosen Local Hospitals. JAMA Network Open 6(2): e2255999, February 2023 Notes: doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.55999.

Asch DA, Troxel AB, Goldberg LR, Tanna MS, Mehta SJ, Norton LA, Zhu J, Iannotte LG, Klaiman T, Lin Y, Russell LB, Volpp KG: Remote Monitoring and Behavioral Economics in Managing Heart Failure in Patients Discharged From the Hospital: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Internal Medicine 182(6): 643-649, June 2022 Notes: DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.1383.

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