Anish K Agarwal, MD, MPH, MS

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Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Acute & Inpatient Opioid Prescribing Lead, Penn Medicine Opioid Task Force
Clinical Innovation Manager, Center for Health Care Innovation
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Chief Wellness Officer, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Deputy Director, Center for Digital Health Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Department of Emergency Medicine
423 Guardian Drive
428 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-9359
MD (Medicine)
Tufts University School of Medicine, 2011.
MPH (Public Health)
Tufts University School of Public Health, 2011.
MSHP (Health Science Policy)
University of Pennsylvania, 2019.
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Selected Publications

Spadaro A, Agarwal AK, Sangha HK, Perrone J, Delgado MK, Lowenstein M.: Motivation to Carry Naloxone: A Qualitative Analysis of Emergency Department Patients. Am J Health Promot Jun 2022.

Agarwal AK, Lee D, Ali Z, Wu Y, Cognilio M, Uritsky T, Delgado MK.: Effect of Mailing an At-home Disposal Kit on Unused Opioid Disposal After Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Netw Open 5: e2210724, May 2022.

Agarwal AK, Ali ZS, Shofer F, Xiong R, Hemmons J, Spencer E, Abdel-Rahman D, Sennett B, Delgado MK.: Testing Digital Methods of Patient-Reported Outcomes Data Collection: Prospective Cluster Randomized Trial to Test SMS Text Messaging and Mobile Surveys. JMIR Form Res 6: e31894, Mar 2022.

Agarwal AK, Sangha HK, Spadaro A, Gonzales R, Perrone J, Delgado MK, Lowenstein M.: Assessment of Patient-Reported Naloxone Acquisition and Carrying With an Automated Text Messaging System After Emergency Department Discharge in Philadelphia. JAMA Netw Open 5: e223986, Mar 2022.

Agarwal AK, Southwick L, Schneider R, Pelullo A, Ortiz R, Klinger EV, Gonzales RE, Rosin R, Merchant RM.: Crowdsourced Community Support Resources Among Patients Discharged From the Emergency Department During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Pilot Feasibility Study. JMIR Ment Health 9: e31909, Feb 2022.

Kilaru AS, Lowenstein M, Agarwal AK.: Optimizing Opioid Prescriptions for Patients in the Emergency Department-How Much Is Almost Never? JAMA Netw Open 5: e2143433, Jan 2022.

Millstein JH, Agarwal AK.: Improving the Prescription Refill Experience in Primary Care-Messaging Is Key. J Gen Intern Med 2022.

Corwin MD, Orchinik J, D’Alonzo B, Master C, Agarwal AK, Wiebe D: A Randomized Trial of Incentivization to Maximize Retention For Real-Time Symptom and Activity Monitoring Using Ecological Momentary Assessment in Pediatric Concussion. Neurology 98, 2022.

Punchak MA, Agarwal AK, Joshi D, Xiong R, Malhotra NR, Marcotte PJ, Ozturk A, Petrov D, Schuster J, Welch W, Delgado KM, Ali Z: Understanding the Natural History of Postoperative Pain and Patient-Reported Opioid Consumption After Elective Spine and Nerve Surgeries With an Automated Text Messaging System. Neurosurgery 2022.

Laub N, Agarwal AK, Shi C, Sjamsu A, Chaiyachati K.: Delivering Urgent Care Using Telemedicine: Insights from Experienced Clinicians at Academic Medical Centers. J Gen Intern Med 2022.

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