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Ashish Kumar Jha, M.D.

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Biography
1997
Rose Seegal Prize for best original research by a graduating senior
1999
Housestaff Teaching Award
2013
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Mentoring
Characteristics of Hospitals Penalized the Most by Federal Pay-for-Performance Programs
Summer, 06/05/15 - 08/14/15
Patient Experience in Safety-Net Hospitals: Implications for improving care and value-based purchasing
Summer, 06/14/11 - 08/10/11
Hospital Quality of Care for Asian Americans
Summer, 07/01/05 - 08/31/05

Research
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  1. R21MD011701 (JHA, ASHISH K) Sep 26, 2017 - May 31, 2019
    NIH/NIMHD
    Trends in Racial Disparities in Surgical Readmissions and Strategies to Narrow the Gap
    Role: Principal Investigator
  2. R01HL113567 (JHA, ASHISH K) Apr 1, 2012 - Mar 31, 2015
    NIH/NHLBI
    Identifying Ways to Reduce Readmissions Among Minority-Serving U.S. Hospitals
    Role: Principal Investigator
  3. R01MD006230 (JHA, ASHISH K) Apr 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2014
    NIH/NIMHD
    Understanding Disparities in Patient-Centered Hospital Care
    Role: Principal Investigator

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  1. Figueroa JF, Burke LG, Horneffer KE, Zheng J, John Orav E, Jha AK. Avoidable Hospitalizations And Observation Stays: Shifts In Racial Disparities. Health Aff (Millwood). 2020 Jun; 39(6):1065-1071. PMID: 32479235.
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  2. Figueroa JF, Frakt AB, Jha AK. Addressing Social Determinants of Health: Time for a Polysocial Risk Score. JAMA. 2020 Apr 03. PMID: 32242887.
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  3. Ranney ML, Griffeth V, Jha AK. Critical Supply Shortages - The Need for Ventilators and Personal Protective Equipment during the Covid-19 Pandemic. N Engl J Med. 2020 Apr 30; 382(18):e41. PMID: 32212516.
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  4. Figueroa JF, Phelan J, Orav EJ, Patel V, Jha AK. Association of Mental Health Disorders With Health Care Spending in the Medicare Population. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Mar 02; 3(3):e201210. PMID: 32191329.
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  5. Mehta MC, Katz IT, Jha AK. Transforming Global Health with AI. N Engl J Med. 2020 Feb 27; 382(9):791-793. PMID: 32101661.
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  6. Macarayan E, Papanicolas I, Jha A. The quality of malaria care in 25 low-income and middle-income countries. BMJ Glob Health. 2020; 5(2):e002023. PMID: 32133188.
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  7. Gotanda H, Jha AK, Kominski GF, Tsugawa Y. Out-of-pocket spending and financial burden among low income adults after Medicaid expansions in the United States: quasi-experimental difference-in-difference study. BMJ. 2020 Feb 05; 368:m40. PMID: 32024637.
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  8. Papanicolas I, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Is mortality readmissions bias a concern for readmission rates under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program? Health Serv Res. 2020 Apr; 55(2):249-258. PMID: 31984494.
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  9. Jha AK, Mithun S, Puranik A, Purandare NC, Shah S, Agrawal A, Kulkarni SS, Shetty N, Rangarajan V. Software development for hepatopulmonary shunt estimation by gamma camera method in transarterial radioembolization. World J Nucl Med. 2019 Oct-Dec; 18(4):366-372. PMID: 31933552.
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  10. Jha AK, Mithun S, Puranik AD, Purandare NC, Shah S, Agrawal A, Rangarajan V. Performance characteristic evaluation of a bismuth germanate-based high-sensitivity 5-ring discovery image quality positron emission tomography/computed tomography system as per National Electrical Manufacturers Association NU 2-2012. World J Nucl Med. 2019 Oct-Dec; 18(4):351-360. PMID: 31933550.
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  11. Tsugawa Y, Dimick JB, Jena AB, Maggard-Gibbons M, Blumenthal DM, Gross N, Jha AK. Comparison of Patient Outcomes of Surgeons Who Are US Versus International Medical Graduates. Ann Surg. 2019 Dec 10. PMID: 31850990.
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  12. Lam MB, Zheng J, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Early Accountable Care Organization Results in End-of-Life Spending Among Cancer Patients. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 12 01; 111(12):1307-1313. PMID: 30859226.
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  13. Kazi DS, Katz IT, Jha AK. PrEParing to End the HIV Epidemic - California's Route as a Road Map for the United States. N Engl J Med. 2019 Dec 26; 381(26):2489-2491. PMID: 31774949.
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  14. Papanicolas I, Mossialos E, Gundersen A, Woskie L, Jha AK. Performance of UK National Health Service compared with other high income countries: observational study. BMJ. 2019 Nov 27; 367:l6326. PMID: 31776110.
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  15. Burke LG, Orav EJ, Zheng J, Jha AK. Healthy Days at home: A novel population-based outcome measure. Healthc (Amst). 2020 Mar; 8(1):100378. PMID: 31708403.
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  16. Burke LG, Epstein SK, Burke RC, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Trends in Mortality for Medicare Beneficiaries Treated in the Emergency Department From 2009 to 2016. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Nov 04; 1-9. PMID: 31682713.
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  17. Jha AK. Review of Activities of Society of Nuclear Medicine India, 2019. Indian J Nucl Med. 2019 Nov; 34(Suppl 1):S5-S6. PMID: 31831948.
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  18. Warade AC, Jha AK, Pattankar S, Madiwale C, Rekhi B, Desai K. A Rare Case of Intradural Extramedullary Ewing's Sarcoma in the Cervical Region. Neurol India. 2019 Nov-Dec; 67(6):1543-1544. PMID: 31857557.
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  19. Tsugawa Y, Kato H, Jha AK, Wenger NS, Zingmond DS, Gross N, Jena AB. Characteristics of Physicians Who Adopted Medicare's New Advance Care Planning Codes in the First Year. J Gen Intern Med. 2020 Jun; 35(6):1914-1916. PMID: 31637655.
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  20. Figueroa JF, Horneffer KE, Jha AK. Disappointment in the Value-Based Era: Time for a Fresh Approach? JAMA. 2019 Oct 09. PMID: 31596430.
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  21. Figueroa JF, Wadhera RK, Jha AK. Eliminating Wasteful Health Care Spending-Is the United States Simply Spinning Its Wheels? JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Oct 07. PMID: 31589241.
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  22. Salas RN, Jha AK. Climate change threatens the achievement of effective universal healthcare. BMJ. 2019 Sep 23; 366:l5302. PMID: 31548271.
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  23. Figueroa JF, Burke LG, Zheng J, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Trends in Hospitalization vs Observation Stay for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Aug 26. PMID: 31449290.
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  24. Papanicolas I, Woskie LR, Orlander D, Orav EJ, Jha AK. The Relationship Between Health Spending And Social Spending In High-Income Countries: How Does The US Compare? Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 09; 38(9):1567-1575. PMID: 31411912.
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  25. Jha AK. Population Health Management: Saving Lives and Saving Money? JAMA. 2019 08 06; 322(5):390-391. PMID: 31386122.
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  26. Trefz KF, Muntau AC, Kohlscheen KM, Altevers J, Jacob C, Braun S, Greiner W, Jha A, Jain M, Alvarez I, Lane P, Schröder C, Rutsch F. Clinical burden of illness in patients with phenylketonuria (PKU) and associated comorbidities - a retrospective study of German health insurance claims data. Orphanet J Rare Dis. 2019 07 22; 14(1):181. PMID: 31331350.
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  27. Iliff AR, Jha AK. Public-Private Partnerships in Global Health. Reply. N Engl J Med. 2019 07 11; 381(2):194. PMID: 31291537.
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  28. Tsugawa Y, Figueroa JF, Papanicolas I, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Assessment of Strategies for Managing Expansion of Diagnosis Coding Using Risk-Adjustment Methods for Medicare Data. JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Jun 26. PMID: 31242282.
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  29. Maity P, Jha AK, Sengupta M, Basu K, Chatterjee U, Ghosh S. Thyroid Bethesda Atypia of Undetermined Significance or Follicular Lesion of Undetermined Significance (AUS/FLUS): A Heterogenous Group. J Cytol. 2019 Oct-Dec; 36(4):200-204. PMID: 31741578.
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  30. Burke LG, Khullar D, Zheng J, Frakt AB, Orav EJ, Jha AK. Comparison of Costs of Care for Medicare Patients Hospitalized in Teaching and Nonteaching Hospitals. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 06 05; 2(6):e195229. PMID: 31173121.
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  31. Jha AK, Jha P, Chaudhary M, Purkayastha S, Jha SK, Ranjan R, Priyadarshi RN, Kumar R. Evaluation of factors associated with complications in amoebic liver abscess in a predominantly toddy-drinking population: A retrospective study of 198 cases. JGH Open. 2019 Dec; 3(6):474-479. PMID: 31832547.
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  32. Das S, Jha AK. Getting Coverage Right for 500 Million Indians. N Engl J Med. 2019 Jun 13; 380(24):2287-2289. PMID: 31116915.
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  33. Jha AK. What Readmission Rates in Canada Tell Us About the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 05 01; 4(5):453-454. PMID: 30969318.
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  34. Jha AK, Jha SK. Endoscopic diagnosis of Fasciolopsis buski: Revisited (with video). JGH Open. 2020 Apr; 4(2):284-286. PMID: 32280779.
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  35. Jha AK. Deprescribing Policies: Time for a Fresh Approach. JAMA. 2019 Apr 09; 321(14):1341-1342. PMID: 30964517.
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  36. Boozary AS, Feyman Y, Reinhardt UE, Jha AK. The Association Between Hospital Concentration And Insurance Premiums In ACA Marketplaces. Health Aff (Millwood). 2019 04; 38(4):668-674. PMID: 30933578.
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  37. Katz I, Jha AK. HIV in the United States: Getting to Zero Transmissions by 2030. JAMA. 2019 Mar 26; 321(12):1153-1154. PMID: 30848778.
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  38. Iliff AR, Jha AK. Public-Private Partnerships in Global Health - Driving Health Improvements without Compromising Values. N Engl J Med. 2019 Mar 21; 380(12):1097-1099. PMID: 30893531.
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  39. Pant P, Baniya S, Jha A. Prevalence of Respiratory Manifestations in Chronic Kidney Diseases; A Descripti