Christopher A. Jones, MD, MBA, HMDC, FAAHPM

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
White Building 2nd Floor
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
BS
University of Scranton , 2002.
MD
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, 2006.
MBA
East Carolina University, 2017.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Inpatient palliative medicine consultation; Inpatient and home hospice

Description of Other Expertise

Business of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; Legal Medicine case reviewer for Hospice and Palliative Medicine; Provider Billing and Coding in Hospice and Palliative Medicine; Creation of note/visit/billing templates for Hospice and Palliative Medicine programs transitioning to the EPIC platform

Selected Publications

Katz M, Goto Y, Kluger BM, Galifianakis NB, Miyasaki JM, Kutner JS, Jones CA, Pantilat SZ: Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Parkinson's Disease and Related Disorders. Journal of Palliative Medicine September 2018.

Riordan P, Briscoe J, Kamal AH, Jones CA, Webb JA: Top Ten Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Mental Health and Serious Illness. Journal of Palliative Medicine August 2018.

Uritsky TJ, Atayee RS, Herndon CM, Lockman K, McPherson ML, Jones CA: Ten Tips Palliative Care Pharmacists Want the Palliative Care Team to Know When Caring for Patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine July 2018.

Pinderhughes ST, Lehn JM, Kamal AH, Hutchinson R, O'Neill L, Jones CA.: Expanding Palliative Medicine Across Care Settings: One Health System Experience. Journal of Palliative Medicine June 2018.

Bansal AD, Leonberg-Yoo A, Schell JO, Scherer JS, Jones CA. : Ten Tips Nephrologists Wish the Palliative Care Team Knew About Caring for Patients with Kidney Disease. Journal of Palliative Medicine 21(4): 546-551, April 2018.

Dharmarajan KV, Rich SE, Johnstone CA, Hertan LM, Wei R, Colbert LE, Jones JA, Kamal AH, Jones CA. : Palliative Care Specialist Series: Top 10 Tips Palliative Care Clinicians Should Know About Radiation Oncology. Journal of Palliative Medicine 21(3): 383-388, March 2018.

Jones CA and Kamal AH.: The Palliative Care Specialists Series: Equipping the Field for Upstream Care. Journal of Palliative Medicine 21(2): 249, February 2018.

Riedel RF, Slusser K, Power S, Jones CA, LeBlanc TW, Kamal AH, Desai D, Allen D, Yu Y, Wolf S, and Galanos AG.: Improvements in Patient and Health System Outcomes Using an Integrated Oncology and Palliative Medicine Approach on a Solid Tumor Inpatient Service. Journal of Oncology Practice 13(9): e738-e748, Sept 2017.

Jones CA, Acevedo J, Bull J, Kamal AH.: Top 10 Tips for Using Advance Care Planning Codes in Palliative Medicine and Beyond. Journal of Palliative Medicine 19(12): 1249-1253, December 2016.

Bull J, Kamal AH, Jones CA, Bonsignore L, Acevedo J. : Top 10 Tips About the Physician Quality Reporting System for Palliative Care Professionals. Journal of Palliative Medicine 19(8): 806-13, Aug 2016.

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Last updated: 09/26/2018
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