Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2020 Exploring Quality of Primary Care for Patients Who Experience Homelessness and the Clinicians Who Serve Them: What Are Their Aspirations?Qualitative Health Research.  30:865-879. 2020
2020 Prevalence of and Risk Factors Associated With Nonfatal Overdose Among Veterans Who Have Experienced HomelessnessJAMA Network Open.  3:e201190. 2020
2019 Medicaid Expansion and Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care-Sensitive Conditions among Nonelderly Adults with DiabetesJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  42:312-320. 2019
2019 Perspectives on conversations about costs of cancer care of breast cancer survivors and cancer center staff: A qualitative studyAnnals of Internal Medicine.  170:S54-S61. 2019
2019 Trial design for ineffectiveness research: A mixed-methods surveyBMJ Evidence Based Medicine2019
2018 Role of patient- and surgery-specific risk in receipt of outpatient preoperative testingPerioperative Care and Operating Room Management.  10:18-26. 2018
2017 Can Appealing to Patient Altruism Reduce Overuse of Health Care Services? An Experimental SurveyJournal of General Internal Medicine.  32:732-738. 2017
2017 Effect of Prescription Drug Coupons on Statin Utilization and Expenditures: A Retrospective Cohort Study 2017
2017 Surgeons' views on preoperative medical evaluation: a qualitative study.Perioperative Medicine.  6:16. 2017
2017 The Language of Stewardship: Is the “Low-Value” Label Overused?Mayo Clinic Proceedings.  92:11-14. 2017
2016 Navigating ethical tensions in high-value care education 2016
2016 What is the rationale for preoperative medical evaluations? A closer look at surgical risk and common terminologyBritish Journal of Anaesthesia.  117:681-684. 2016
2016 In reply 2016
2016 Prevalence and cost of office visits prior to colonoscopy for colon cancer screening 2016
2015 Cost Containment and Patient Well-BeingJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:701-702. 2015
2015 Ethics in the use of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation in adultsResuscitation.  91:73-75. 2015
2015 Impact of Out-of-Pocket Spending Caps on Financial Burden of those with Group Health InsuranceJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:683-688. 2015
2015 Why is there no generic insulin? historical origins of a modern problemNew England Journal of Medicine.  372:1171-1175. 2015
2015 Comparing employer-sponsored and federal exchange plans: Wide variations in cost sharing for prescription drugsHealth Affairs.  34:467-476. 2015
2015 In reply 2015
2015 The Role of Professional Societies in Limiting Indication CreepJournal of General Internal Medicine.  30:249-252. 2015
2015 The health care 'iron triangle'Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  82:334. 2015
2014 Overcoming barriers to discussing out-of-pocket costs with patientsJAMA Internal Medicine.  174:849-850. 2014
2014 Physicians' Dual Agency, Stewardship, and Marginally Beneficial Care 2014
2014 Providing price displays for physicians which price is right? 2014
2012 Relationship Between Time of First Publication and Subsequent Publication Success Among Non-PhD Physician-Scientists.Journal of graduate medical education.  4:196-201. 2012
2011 Discordant thymectomy in identical twins concordant for myasthenia gravisAnnals of Internal Medicine.  155:478-479. 2011
2007 Advances in the subcritical, gas-cooled, fast transmutation reactor conceptNuclear Technology.  159:72-105. 2007

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, Duke University 2010
  • Master of Public Health in Health / Health Care Administration / Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2009
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Nuclear Radiology Residency Program, Georgia Institute of Technology 2006
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Residency 2013
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2016
  • Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015
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  • Kevin Riggs
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