Krisda H Chaiyachati, MD, MPH, MSHP

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Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

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423 Guardian Drive
Blockley Hall, Room 1313
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-898-2257
Fax: 215-573-2742
AB (Human Rights)
The University of Georgia, 2005.
BS (Microbiology)
The University of Georgia, 2005.
MPH (Global Health)
The Harvard School of Public Health, 2011.
MD (Doctor of Medicine)
University of Michigan Medical School, 2011.
MSHP (Master of Science in Health Policy)
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Primary care, preventive medicine, employee health, telemedicine, health care innovation

Description of Research Expertise

Health care access, social determinants of health, health disparities, alternative payment models, telemedicine, health care delivery design, employee health

Selected Publications

Chaiyachati KH, Shea JA, Asch DA, Liu M, Bellini LM, Dine CJ, Sternberg AL, Gitelman Y, Yeager A, Asch J, Desai SV: Assessment of Inpatient Time Allocation Among First-Year Internal Medicine Residents Using Time-Motion Observations. JAMA Internal Medicine Apr 2019.

Chaiyachati KH, Hubbard RA, Yeager A, Mugo B, Lopez S, Asch E, Shi C, Shea JA, Rosin R, Grande D: Association of Rideshare-Based Transportation Services and Missed Primary Care Appointments: A Clinical Trial. JAMA Internal Medicine 178(3): 383-89, Mar 1 2018.

Chaiyachati KH, Qi M, Werner RM: Nonprofit hospital community benefit spending and readmission rates. Population Health Management May 2019.

Drake C, Zhang Y, Chaiyachati KH, Polsky D: The Limitations of Poor Broadband Internet Access for Telemedicine Use in Rural America: An Observational Study. Annals of Internal Medicine May 2019.

Desai SV, Asch DA, Bellini LM, Chaiyachati KH, Liu M, Sternberg AL, Tonascia J, Yeager A, Asch J, Katz JT, Basner M, Bates DW, Dinges DF, Even-Shoshan O, Shade DM, Silber JH, Small DS, Volpp KG, Shea JA, and the iCOMPARE Research Group: Education outcomes in a duty-hour flexibility trial in internal medicine. The New England Journal of Medicine 378(16): 1494-1508, Apr 19 2018.

Chaiyachati KH, Qi M, Werner RM: Changes to racial disparities in readmission rates after Medicare’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program within safety-net and non-safety-net hospitals. JAMA Network Open Nov 2018.

Chaiyachati KH, Asch DA, Grande DT: Patient inducements - high graft or high value? The New England Journal of Medicine 376(12): 1107-1109, Mar 23 2017.

Chaiyachati KH, Hom JK, Wong C, Nasseh K, Chen X, Beggin A, Zygmunt E, Vujicic M, Grande DT: Access to primary and dental care among adults newly enrolled in Medicaid. The American Journal of Managed Care 25(3): 135-139, Mar 2019.

Chaiyachati KH, Hubbard RA, Yeager A, Mugo B, Shea JA, Rosin R, Grande DT: Rideshare-based medical transportation improves primary care show rates: a difference-in-difference analysis of a pilot program. Journal of General Internal Medicine Jan 2018.

Grischkan J, George BP, Chaiyachati KH, Friedman AB, Dorsey ER, Asch DA: Distribution of Medical Education Debt by Specialty, 2010-2016. JAMA Internal Medicine 10(177): 1532-1535, Oct 2 2017.

Morgan A, Chaiyachati KH, Weissman G, Liao JL: Gender-based bias in academic medicine: more than naming the elephant in the room. Journal of General Internal Medicine Mar 21 2018 Notes: Epub ahead of print.

Chaiyachati KH, Bhatt J, Zhu JM: Time for value-based payments to adopt a disparities-sensitive frameshift. Annals of Internal Medicine 168(7): 509-10, Apr 3 2018.

Chaiyachati KH, Hom JK, Hubbard RA, Wong C, Grande DT: Evaluating the association between the built environment and primary care access for new Medicaid enrollees using Walk and Transit Scores. Preventive Medicine Reports 9: 24-28, Dec 8 2017.

Chaiyachati KH, Grande DT, Aysola J: Health systems tackling social determinants of health: promises, pitfalls, and opportunities of current policies. The American Journal of Managed Care 22(11): e393-e394, Nov 1 2016.

Chaiyachati KH, Liao JM, Weissman GE, Morgan AU, Shea JA, Armstrong KA: The association between mentor-mentee network features and publication productivity among early career academic generalists. Journal of General Internal Medicine Oct 22 2018.

Long T, Chaiyachati K, Bosu O, Sircar S, Richards B, Garg M, McGarry K, Solomon S, Berman R, Curry L, Moriarty J, Huot S: Why aren't more primary care residents going into primary care? A qualitative study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 31(12): 1452-1459, Dec 2016.

Liao JM and Chaiyachati KH: Going beyond SES adjustment in hospital readmissions penalties. Harvard Public Health Review April 2016 Notes:

Hom J and Chaiyachati KH: Why it’s easier to be prescribed an opioid painkiller than the treatment for opioid addiction. The Conversation May 2016 Notes:

Chaiyachati KH and Hom J: Let’s Put Opioids For Treating Addiction On Equal Footing With Prescribing Opioids For Pain. Health Affairs Blog May 2016.

Chaiyachati KH, Moore K, Adelberg M: Too Early to Cut Transportation Benefits From Medicaid Enrollees Health Services Insight Oct 14 2018.

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