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Rishi Wadhera, M.D.

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Mayo Clinic, School of MedicineMD05/2011Medicine
University of CambridgeMPhil6/2009Public Health
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School6/2014Internal Medicine Residency
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of GovernmentMPP5/2018Healthy Policy
2008 - 2009
Gates Cambridge Scholarship
2016 - 2018
Harvard Kennedy School Jerome Grossman Health Policy Fellowship
2013 - 2014
Harvard Medical School Resident Teaching Excellence Award
2006 - 2011
Mayo Clinic Merit Scholarship

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  1. Wadhera RK, Choi E, Shen C, Yeh RW, Joynt Maddox KE. Trends, Causes, and Outcomes of Hospitalizations for Homeless Individuals: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Med Care. 2019 Jan; 57(1):21-27. PMID: 30461584.
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  2. Wadhera RK, Joynt Maddox KE, Wasfy JH, Haneuse S, Shen C, Yeh RW. Association of the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program With Mortality Among Medicare Beneficiaries Hospitalized for Heart Failure, Acute Myocardial Infarction, and Pneumonia. JAMA. 2018 12 25; 320(24):2542-2552. PMID: 30575880.
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  3. Wadhera RK, Sukul D, Secemsky EA, Shen C, Gurm HS, Boden WE, Yeh RW. Temporal Trends in Unstable Angina Diagnosis Codes for Outpatient Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. JAMA Intern Med. 2018 Dec 17. PMID: 30556822.
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  4. Wadhera RK, Bhatt DL. Toward Precision Policy - The Case of Cardiovascular Care. N Engl J Med. 2018 Dec 06; 379(23):2193-2195. PMID: 30575456.
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  5. Wang DE, Wadhera RK, Bhatt DL. Association of Rankings With Cardiovascular Outcomes at Top-Ranked Hospitals vs Nonranked Hospitals in the United States. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Nov 28. PMID: 30484836.
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  6. Wadhera RK, Bhatt DL. Public Reporting of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Outcomes Done Differently-Leading From Washington-Reply. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Nov 01; 3(11):1127-1128. PMID: 30267100.
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  7. Wadhera RK, Yeh RW. Inadequate Surrogates for Imperfect Quality Measures. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 Sep; 11(9):e007216. PMID: 30354606.
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  8. Wadhera RK, Joynt Maddox KE. Medicaid Expansion and In-Hospital Cardiovascular Mortality: Failure or Unrealistic Expectations?. JAMA Network Open. 2018; 1(4):e181303.
  9. Wang Y, Li J, Zheng X, Jiang Z, Hu S, Wadhera RK, Bai X, Lu J, Wang Q, Li Y, Wu C, Xing C, Normand SL, Krumholz HM, Jiang L. Risk Factors Associated With Major Cardiovascular Events 1 Year After Acute Myocardial Infarction. JAMA Network Open. 2018; 1(4):e181079.
  10. Wang DE, Wadhera RK, Bhatt DL. Public reporting of percutaneous coronary interventions. Med J Aust. 2018 Aug 06; 209(3):104-105. PMID: 30071811.
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  11. Wadhera RK, Joynt Maddox KE, Fonarow GC, Zhao X, Heidenreich PA, DeVore AD, Matsouaka RA, Hernandez AF, Yancy CW, Bhatt DL. Association of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion With Care Quality and Outcomes for Low-Income Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Jul; 11(7):e004729. PMID: 29946015.
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  12. Wadhera RK, Joynt Maddox KE, Yeh RW, Bhatt DL. Public Reporting of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Outcomes: Moving Beyond the Status Quo. JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Jul 01; 3(7):635-640. PMID: 29800962.
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  13. Wadhera RK, Shen C, Secemsky EA, Strom JB, Yeh RW. State Variation in the Use of Non-Acute Coronary Angiograms and Coronary Revascularization Procedures. JACC Cardiovasc Interv. 2018 May 14; 11(9):912-913. PMID: 29747922.
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  14. Eisman AS, Weiner RB, Chen ES, Stey PC, Wadhera RK, Kithcart AP, Sarkar IN. An Automated System for Categorizing Transthoracic Echocardiography Indications According to the Echocardiography Appropriate Use Criteria. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2017; 2017:670-678. PMID: 29854132.
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  15. Wadhera RK, Joynt Maddox KE, Wang Y, Shen C, Yeh RW. 30-Day Episode Payments and Heart Failure Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries. JACC Heart Fail. 2018 May; 6(5):379-387. PMID: 29655827.
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  16. Wadhera RK, Joynt Maddox KE, Wang Y, Shen C, Bhatt DL, Yeh RW. Association Between 30-Day Episode Payments and Acute Myocardial Infarction Outcomes Among Medicare Beneficiaries. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2018 Mar; 11(3):e004397. PMID: 29530887.
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  17. Wadhera RK, Yeh RW, Joynt Maddox KE. The Rise and Fall of Mandatory Cardiac Bundled Payments. JAMA. 2018 01 23; 319(4):335-336. PMID: 29327034.
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  18. Wadhera RK, Stewart GC, O'Gara PT. A 52-Year-Old Man With Unheralded Syncope. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Dec 01; 2(12):1394-1395. PMID: 29049514.
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  19. Wadhera RK, Anderson JD, Yeh RW. High-Risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Public Reporting States: the Evidence, Exclusion of Critically Ill Patients, and Implications. Curr Heart Fail Rep. 2017 12; 14(6):514-518. PMID: 29101664.
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  20. Wadhera RK. Cardiovascular Medicine Amid Evolving Health Policy: Time to Train a Generation of Policy Leaders. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Oct 24; 70(17):2201-2204. PMID: 29050568.
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  21. Wadhera RK, Bhatt DL. Taking the "Public" Out of Public Reporting of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. JAMA. 2017 Oct 17; 318(15):1439-1440. PMID: 28973584.
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  22. Bhatia RS, Ivers NM, Yin XC, Myers D, Nesbitt GC, Edwards J, Yared K, Wadhera RK, Wu JC, Kithcart AP, Wong BM, Hansen MS, Weinerman AS, Shadowitz S, Elman D, Farkouh ME, Thavendiranathan P, Udell JA, Johri AM, Chow CM, Hall J, Bouck Z, Cohen A, Thorpe KE, Rakowski H, Picard MH, Weiner RB. Improving the Appropriate Use of Transthoracic Echocardiography: The Echo WISELY Trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Aug 29; 70(9):1135-1144. PMID: 28838362.
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  23. Wadhera RK, Joynt KE. Insurance and Cardiovascular Health: Time for Evidence to Trump Politics. Circulation. 2017 05 23; 135(21):1988-1990. PMID: 28473447.
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  24. Wadhera RK, Piazza G. Treatment Options in Massive and Submassive Pulmonary Embolism. Cardiol Rev. 2016 Jan-Feb; 24(1):19-25. PMID: 26274535.
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  25. Wadhera RK, Steen DL, Khan I, Giugliano RP, Foody JM. A review of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, treatment strategies, and its impact on cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality. J Clin Lipidol. 2016 May-Jun; 10(3):472-89. PMID: 27206934.
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  26. Russell CE, Wadhera RK, Piazza G. Mesenteric venous thrombosis. Circulation. 2015 May 05; 131(18):1599-603. PMID: 25940967.
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  27. Bhatia RS, Ivers N, Yin CX, Myers D, Nesbitt G, Edwards J, Yared K, Wadhera R, Wu JC, Wong B, Hansen M, Weinerman A, Shadowitz S, Johri A, Farkouh M, Thavendiranathan P, Udell JA, Rambihar S, Chow CM, Hall J, Thorpe KE, Rakowski H, Weiner RB. Design and methods of the Echo WISELY (Will Inappropriate Scenarios for Echocardiography Lessen SignificantlY) study: An investigator-blinded randomized controlled trial of education and feedback intervention to reduce inappropriate echocardiograms. Am Heart J. 2015 Aug; 170(2):202-9. PMID: 26299215.
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  28. Wadhera RK, Piazza G. Cost-Effectiveness of LMWH vs. UFH for VTE Prophylaxis in Critically Ill Patients. Anticoagulation Management on CardioSource. http://www.acc.org. 2014.
  29. Wadhera RK, Russell CE, Piazza G. Cardiology patient page. Warfarin versus novel oral anticoagulants: how to choose? Circulation. 2014 Nov 25; 130(22):e191-3. PMID: 25421049.
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  30. Wadhera RK, Kyle RA, Larson DR, Dispenzieri A, Kumar S, Lazarus HM, Rajkumar SV. Incidence, clinical course, and prognosis of secondary monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance in patients with multiple myeloma. Blood. 2011 Sep 15; 118(11):2985-7. PMID: 21765020; PMCID: PMC3175778.
  31. Wadhera RK, Rajkumar SV. Prevalence of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance: a systematic review. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010 Oct; 85(10):933-42. PMID: 20713974; PMCID: PMC2947966.
  32. Wadhera RK, Parker SH, Burkhart HM, Greason KL, Neal JR, Levenick KM, Wiegmann DA, Sundt TM. Is the "sterile cockpit" concept applicable to cardiovascular surgery critical intervals or critical events? The impact of protocol-driven communication during cardiopulmonary bypass. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Feb; 139(2):312-9. PMID: 20106395.
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  33. Parker SE, Laviana AA, Wadhera RK, Wiegmann DA, Sundt TM. Development and evaluation of an observational tool for assessing surgical flow disruptions and their impact on surgical performance. World J Surg. 2010 Feb; 34(2):353-61. PMID: 20012288.
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  34. Henrickson SE, Wadhera RK, Elbardissi AW, Wiegmann DA, Sundt TM. Development and pilot evaluation of a preoperative briefing protocol for cardiovascular surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Jun; 208(6):1115-23. PMID: 19476900.
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  35. ElBardissi AW, Wiegmann DA, Henrickson S, Wadhera R, Sundt TM. Identifying methods to improve heart surgery: an operative approach and strategy for implementation on an organizational level. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Nov; 34(5):1027-33. PMID: 18692399.
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  36. Ingham SC, Wadhera RK, Chu CH, DeVita MD. Survival of Streptococcus pyogenes on foods and food contact surfaces. J Food Prot. 2006 May; 69(5):1159-63. PMID: 16715820.
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  37. Ingham SC, DeVita MD, Wadhera RK, Fanslau MA, Buege DR. Evaluation of small-scale hot-water postpackaging pasteurization treatments for destruction of Listeria monocytogenes on ready-to-eat beef snack sticks and natural-casing wieners. J Food Prot. 2005 Oct; 68(10):2059-67. PMID: 16245708.
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  38. Ingham SC, Wadhera RK, Fanslau MA, Buege DR. Growth of Salmonella serovars, Escherichia coli O157:H7, and Staphylococcus aureus during thawing of whole chicken and retail ground beef portions at 22 and 30 degrees C. J Food Prot. 2005 Jul; 68(7):1457-61. PMID: 16013387.
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.