Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Department of
Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Department of Medical Ethics / People / Navathe

Amol S. Navathe, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

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Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
11th Fl, Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-573-4047
B.A. (Electrical Engineering & Economic Systems)
Stanford University, Magna Cum Laude, 2001.
Ph.D. (Health Care Management and Economics)
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2008.
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Navathe AS, Lee VS, Liao JM: How to Overcome Clinicians' Resistance to Nudges. Harvard Business Review May 2019 Notes:

Liao JM, Martinez JR, Shan EZ, Huang JJ, Dinh CT, Huang EQ, Navathe AS: Medicare’s New Voluntary Bundled Payment Program: Episode Selection and Participant Characteristics. Healthcare (Amst) Apr 2019 Notes: epub ahead of print; doi: 10.1016/j.hjdsi.2019.04.002.

Navathe AS, Emanuel EJ, Liao JM: Policy Trends That May Drive Different Care Redesign For Procedural Versus Nonprocedural Bundles. HealthAffairs Blog Apr 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1377/hblog20190409.220198 Online:

Bond AM, Volpp KG, Emanuel EJ, Caldarella K, Hodlofski A, Sacks L, Patel P, Sokol K, Vittore S, Calgano D, Nelson C, Weng K, Troxel A, Navathe AS: Real-time feedback in Pay-for-Performance: Does more information lead to improvement? Journal of General Internal Medicine Apr 2019 Notes: Epub ahead of print; doi: 10.1007/s11606-019-05004-8.

Fishman E, Barron J, Liu Y, Gautam S, Bekelman JE, Navathe AS, Fisch M, Nguyen A, Sylwestrzak G: Using Claims Data to Attribute Patients with Breast, Lung, or Colorectal Cancer to Prescribing Oncologists. Pragmatic and Observational Research 10: 15-22, Mar 2019 Notes: doi: 10.2147/POR.S197252.

Bain AM, Werner RM, Yuan Y, Navathe AS: Do Hospitals Participating in Accountable Care Organizations Discharge Patients to Higher Quality Nursing Homes? Journal of Hospital Medicine online, Mar 2019 Notes: DOI: 10.12788/jhm.3147.

Navathe AS, Volpp KG, Caldarella KL, Bond A, Troxel AB, Zhu J, Matloubieh S, Lyon Z, Mishra A, Sacks L, Nelson C, Patel P, Shea J, Calcagno D, Vittore S, Sokol K, Weng K, McDowald N, Crawford P, Small D, Emanuel EJ: Effects of Financial Bonus Sizes, Loss Aversion, and Increased Social Pressure on Physician Pay-for-Performance: A Randomized Trial and Cohort Study. JAMA Network Open. Media: 2/13/2019 (eds.). 2(2): e187950, Feb 2019 Notes: doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.7950 Media: 2/8/2019; Media: JNO Network Live 2/12/2019; Media: interviewed for Burroughs Healthcare Consulting Network blog 2/11/2019.

Parikh RB, Obermeyer Z, Navathe AS: Regulation of Predictive Analytics in Medicine. Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.aaw0029 Media: interviewed by Lee Hotz of Wall Street Journal 3/20/2019; K@WRadio interview 3/22/2019; 363(6429): 810-2, Feb 2019 Notes: Media: 2/22/2019; 2/21/2019; K@WWebsite:

Powers BW, Yan J, Zhu J, Linn KA, Jain SH, Kowalski JL, Navathe AS: Subgroups of High-Cost Medicare Advantage Patients: An Observational Study. Journal of General Internal Medicine 34(2): 218-25, Feb 2019 Notes: [ePub ahead of print]; doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4759-1.

Yan J, Linn KA, Powers BW, Zhu J, Jain SH, Kowalski JL, Navathe AS: Applying Machine Learning Algorithms to Segment High-Cost Patient Populations. Journal of General Internal Medicine 34(2): 211-7, Feb 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s11606-018-4760-8. Epub ahead of print;

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